The lie of 1652 lies in the fact that there was engagement 180 years before 1652 with the local Khoe of South Africa. Charles Bell’s painting was painted 200 years after the fact! Deceived into belief is a crime against humanity too!
The advent of servitude is Spartacus revived in the corridors of power and the fight has moved from the Colosseum to the UN. Is it not so?
“Several dead men and various scattered weapons are located in a large arena. Near the center of the image is a man wearing armor standing in the middle of an arena looking up at a large crowd. The man has his right foot on the throat of an injured man who is reaching towards the crowd. Members of the crowd are indicating a “thumbs down” gesture. The arena is adorned with marble, columns, flags, and statues.”
Pollice Verso (Thumbs Down) by Jean-Léon Gérôme, the 19th-century painting that inspired Ridley Scott
Apartheid ignited the resistance but, South Africa’s democracy gave flight to new stones of discontent.
Image: Service Delivery Protest: South Africa
Without a narrative, life has no meaning. Without meaning, learning has no purpose. Without a purpose, schools are houses of detention, not attention. NEIL POSTMAN. The End of Education.
Allah states in the Quran:
He has sent down upon you, [O Muhammad], the Book in truth, confirming what was before it. And He revealed the Torah and the Gospel.Quran 3:3
Image by Abdullah Shakoor from Pixabay
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
“That which is not good for the bee-hive is not good for the bees.” – Marcus Aurelius.
The normalisation of relations with Israel cannot be normal when the abnormality of Apartheid exists in Palestine.
Our theories determine what we measure. Albert Einstein.
How we react tells our manners even when we know that ‘every storm runs out of rain.’ What is becoming of our beloved land, South Africa?
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