The Facebook reaction to this post is for some to ridiculously call me racist instead of entering reasonable discussion that’s on topic and towards a better South Africa for all. I hope that some will think before jumping, gaining perspective of my position by first viewing some of my previous thoughts on racists and racism.
Afrikaans is a dying language. In the Constitutional Court of South Africa, on December 29 2017, it could be said that Afrikaans was on trial. Afriforum was opposing the University of the Free State’s decision to use English as its medium language. In the television broadcast of the judgement on Afriforum’s final leave to appeal, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng often used the words “racism” and “apartheid”, emphasising how difficult the topic is. That difficulty is emphasised by previously contrary rulings in lower courts. Mogoeng said that the dual medium policy unintentionally led to “cultural segregation” and “racial tension” and that … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Your most popular blogs on KnysnaKeep.org in 2017 involved the Great Knysna Fire, political corruption, racism, fraud and witches. Numerous blogs from previous years remained well read. Overall, there were 242,000 page views, an impressive spotlight on my niche website, even more so considering that i never wrote for 2 months. Whilst i wish there were more citizen activists, you readers prove there’s need for alternate news sources. Facebook statistics were far higher, reaching 130,000 people this December alone. Facebook isn’t as personal to me as many users are skim readers. Nevertheless, those 12,168 subscribers include valuable people. 67% are … ‘Click here to read full article…’
RACISM IS THE IDIOT’S EXCUSE yet was present far too often during our Knysna fire crisis! My pages, Love Knysna and Knysna Keep, aim for a better Knysna through bravery, transparency, honesty and greater citizen rights. That means both promoting and informing our town, and fighting the corrupt, dark heart of Cape Town that dominates us. As importantly, these pages are about telling you to be less afraid /or/ supportive of those in dictatorial power. Know your enemy! Consequently, fundamentals include encouraging you to think for yourselves whilst standing up for human rights. In particular, racism is the idiot’s excuse to … ‘Click here to read full article…’