Is this what we want “democracy” to be? Where One Desire, One Vote = Foolish Democracy? Colin McGinn is one of the greatest thinkers of our age. He uncharacteristically blogged, prompted, as many have been, by shock at the USA’s election of Donald Trump… except that Mcginn posted his blog days before. I read it whilst my spirit was slumped by the stupidity and hatefulness of my South Africans who, too quickly, have fallen into camps that have nothing to do with fairness and justice and too much to do with whose black or white, whose intolerant or cowardly. What … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Dear Donald Trump supporters: Vulgarity is not the new high. Lies are not presidential. No bigot should be allowed the possibility of influencing world politics. Trump is a cruel joke, an indictment of the Western world losing its self-proclaimed “civilisation”. Trump is the crime of entertainment becoming more important than real lives. When we look back at our bloody history as Humankind, we observe that this is the kind of person we should have stopped. I’m proud of the protestors at Trump’s Chicago rally last night. Everyone who stands against that man is standing up for human rights, is standing … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Straight, gay, bi – be whatever you want. It’s beyond comprehension that some people think that who anyone sleeps with is more important than the hungry, homeless and poorly educated. Let alone any of their business. Hell, we may still have revolution in SA one day. Prerogatives, people, prerogatives. Practicing acceptance is more fruitful than bigotry can ever be. I like how this video makes fun for a purpose…'Click here to read full article...'
This letter is sent to the Knysna DA in the hope that you will no longer support bigots, nominally DA members Leon Naude and Kevin Grinaker. Bigotry, in this case, is prejudice based on race and ethnicity. I also send this to you, Jaco Londt, the DA’s Manager for the Eastern Region (Eden District and Klein Karoo) who is also our ‘liaison’ to Helen Zille. Jaco, i include you because the Knysna DA, in so many cases, refuses to communicate which is not only unconstitutional and a failure of their election promises but unhealthily unproductive for Knysna.'Click here to read full article...'