The Guilt of Delay- This political cartoon by Leonard Raven-Hill shows the problems of taking too much time to debate issues of human rights.


  1. What do you think the “European Hall of Deliberation” is or means?
  2. Why was the Congo slave-driver not worried about the debate on atrocities in the Congo?
  3. How might the African in the political cartoon have felt?
  4. What comment on debating and delaying was the artist trying to make?
  5. Do you agree or disagree with the artist’s statement, and why?
  6. Are there any problems today, particularly in human rights, which we debate but do not solve?