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These two components were very closely linked: Christianity was central to the British culture that the civilisers encouraged Indigenous people to adopt, and the Christianity that the missionaries preached was so strongly imbued with European values and ways of understanding the world that Europeanisation was an essential element in the christianisation process.
The world has changed and Westerners can no longer pose as teachers or civilisers chosen by God to enlighten those in darkness, for we know that the darkness is also within.
The so-called civilisers have a responsibility to act in a civilised manner.