Greetings to Schiller Institute Conference

Home  »  Speeches  »  Greetings to Schiller Institute Conference
Apr 12, 2017 No Comments ›› LaroucheSA

Greetings to the Schiller Institute Conference

 ‘U.S.-China Cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative
And Corresponding Ideas in Chinese and Western Philosophy’

 New York City, April 13–14, 2017

Greetings!

I am Ramasimong Phillip Tsokolibane, leader of the LaRouche movement in the Republic of South Africa. On behalf of my nation, I send greetings to your august gathering, as well as the wishes and hope of all of Africa, for your success.

I say this with full realisation that the survival of this continent, and the human race as a whole, depends on the efforts of those, such as yourselves, who seek to bring your great nation, the United States, to its senses and to a resumption of its historic mission—to help break humanity fee from the chains of slavery to the British Empire and its evil imperialism. The grand design proposed and fought for over the last half century by Lyndon LaRouche and his wife, the great ‘Silk Road Lady’, Helga Zepp-LaRouche, can finally be achieved if the United States accepts the offer of win-win cooperation made by the great nations of China, Russia, and India—members, as is my nation, of the BRICS alliance for a new economic paradigm.

Today, our world is confronted with a choice.

Do we continue to follow the British Empire and its global financial power down a road leading to war and chaos, as we have so many times before?

This is a path away from progress, and towards more destruction and death. We in Africa have suffered greatly as a result of this choice imposed on us by the monetarist financial Empire and the British imperialists behind it. Were we to continue down this well-traveled road, we would be headed for likely near-term general thermonuclear war.

Or do we take the other pathway available to us, towards a new global economic order based on justice and respect for the creative potential of all of mankind’s members—a new just order that will allow humankind to finally grow up out of the childishness that has let the British, and other empires before it, rob us of our humanity and our destiny of greatness?

Together, we can create a world for our children in which no one need live as an animal; a world in which, I am certain, one day young Africans will plant their footprints on Mars; a world in which a baby born in a township in my country, might one day find a cure for a killer disease, or might compose a symphony in the tradition of Beethoven. I choose, and we must all choose, as your great American poet Robert Frost, a friend of John F. Kennedy, famously wrote, to take the ‘road less travelled by’, and that will make all the difference.

I salute your conference and the pioneer spirit it represents. Let that glorious spirit be rekindled in every neighbourhood in America, that your new President defeat those who would destroy him—and our future.

Africa looks with hope and expectation for your success.

Ramasimong Phillip Tsokolibane
LaRouche South Africa

12 April 2017

 

Leave a Reply