What Is Homeland?
“The map is not the answer . And the birth certificate is no longer the same. No one has had to face this question as you have, from this moment till you die or repent, or become a traitor. To be content is not enough because contentment does not bring or change or blow anything up, and the waste land is immense. The desert is not always bigger than a prison cell. So what is a home land? It is not a question you can answer and then go on your way. Your cause and your life are one and before all this- and beyond it – it is your identity. It would be the simplest thing to say, my homeland is where I was born. But when you returned, you found nothing. What does that mean? It would be the simplest thing to say, my homeland is where I will die. But you can die anywhere, or on the border between two places. What does that mean? After a while the question will become harder…”