One day a florist went to a Knysna barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked the barber for his bill. The barber replied, “I cannot accept money from you. I’m doing charity service this week.” The florist was pleased and left the shop. When the barber went to open his shop the next morning, there was a ‘Thank You’ card and a dozen roses waiting for him at his door. Later, a traffic officer went for a haircut. When he tried to pay his bill, the barber again replied, “I cannot accept money from you. I’m doing charity … ‘Click here to read full article…’
58 years ago, Aldous Huxley predicted our world under “frightful dictatorship”, voters happy to be ruled by people who look good on television but who are not good politicians.
I’m in Court again, this morning. I look forward to the day our government will be forced to allow me to speak openly. “In the post-political universe in which we live, much of humanity has been reduced to serve the interests of big money and oligarchy. Left and Right have become indistinguishable and meaningless. The freedom to think openly is now only within the domain of nostalgia. Our Western Liberal ‘utopia’ has turned into an Orwellian catastrophe, and we the people, have been left bewildered and impoverished. We need a courageous attempt to grasp the intellectual developments that led towards … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Five surgeons are discussing who makes the best patients to operate on. The first surgeon, from Johannesburg, says, ‘I like to see accountants on my operating table because when you open them up, everything inside is numbered.’ The second, from Durban, responds, ‘Yeah, but you should try electricians! Everything inside them is color coded.’ The third surgeon, from Cape Town, says, ‘No, I really think librarians are the best, everything inside them is in alphabetical order.’ The fourth surgeon, from Pretoria chimes in: ‘You know, I like construction workers…those guys always understand when you have a few parts left over.’ … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Hi, all. Wanted you to know that i’m still around. Been working hard but the irony in catching up on politics, legal matters and other issues is that my to-do list has grown longer. At least i’m getting better organised. So, for the most part, i’ll keep hammering away at that instead of being more visible online. Thanks to 3 generous people, i’ve been able to hold some meetings, put food in the cupboard, and pay electricity for the next 3 months – THANK YOU. Unfortunately, there are more bad people than good people. Because we, as a town and … ‘Click here to read full article…’