The Flowers Of Wrath

Flowers offered at a street-corner shrine to the Buddha

The actual western development model is to steal from the rest of the world, which obviously isn’t going to work for the rest of the world. So they made some shit up about a development model which they never followed and used it to gaslight us into another few decades of exploitation.



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at