Felicity Harrison

What is reconciliation in the South African context?

In 2021, there were 16 different understandings of the concept. At the top of the list is the understanding of reconciliation as forgiveness. This is understandable but problematic.

Cancel culture is the antitheses of reconciliation

The essence of reconciliation and justice are accountability and restoring relationships. Cancel culture emphasises accountability without the possibility of restoration

Who decides the common good?

Striking a balance between individual liberties and the welfare of broader society

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