Watch–Angela Merkel Gives Tribute to Globalism at Harvard Commencement: ‘Tear Down Walls of Ignorance!’

Breitbart | 8/30/2018 | Staff
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a tribute to globalism during a commencement ceremony at Harvard University on Thursday, demanding “walls of ignorance” be torn down.

In her remarks to the Harvard graduating class of 2019, Merkel declared a global initiative against protectionism, walls, global warming, and isolationism must be embraced. Merkel, in her years as German Chancellor, has accepted more than a million migrants into Germany with the country’s foreign-born population now reaching more than 10.6 million in a country of 82 million residents.

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Most prominently, Merkel demanded “walls of ignorance and narrow-mindedness” be torn down to build a new world.

“That’s why I want to leave this wish with you: Tear down walls of ignorance and narrow-mindedness for nothing has to stay as it is,” the German leader said at the closing of her speech.

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Specifically, Merkel said these walls must be torn down to envision “the world in which together we want to live.”

“Once again the answer is walls. Walls in people’s minds, walls of ignorance and narrow-mindedness,” Merkel said. “They exist between family members. As well as between groups within the society, between people of different skin colors, nations and religions. I would like us to break down these walls. Walls that keep preventing us from envisioning the world in which together we want to live. Whether we manage to do that is up to us.”

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Coincidentally, Harvard University’s campus is surrounded by a number of barriers, walls, and gates. In photos below, brick and mortar walls, large columns, cement groundings, and a large gate can be seen surrounding the Harvard campus.

Merkel slammed efforts by nation states to protect their national industries and domestic jobs, demanding a global order...
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