Pitso: Apartheid still divides our blacks

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"No, I know where I come from and I know what happened to me. To study physical science in Afrikaans I did. To study mathematics in Afrikaans. You were not there at that time. I am telling you, it was difficult.

"You will struggle with the language more than the figures. How are you going to put it? What is the question?

"Last time [during apartheid] I wouldn't talk. You know what would happen. I would have been picked up tonight and they say 'you are a politician, you say apartheid what-what'. They sort you out."
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"That thing was very evil. Even at this point it has kept us as black people that hate within black to black, it's huge," Mosimane said.

"Sometimes we accept when another race has to enjoy the benefits [of apartheid] but when it's your neighbour, your black person, you say 'Yerrr this guy has so much money, why he has to earn so much money'.
Sadly, I think this mentality still exists nowadays. Which means that blaming it on apartheid starts to get a bit thin.

If you want to go on all the horseshyte that the leftwing academia has developed about the wonders of "Ubuntu", it starts to make sense:
'A person is a person through other people' strikes an affirmation of one’s humanity through recognition of an ‘other’ in his or her uniqueness and difference. It is a demand for a creative intersubjective formation in which the ‘other’ becomes a mirror (but only a mirror) for my subjectivity. This idealism suggests to us that humanity is not embedded in my person solely as an individual; my humanity is co-substantively bestowed upon the other and me. Humanity is a quality we owe to each other. We create each other and need to sustain this otherness creation. And if we belong to each other, we participate in our creations: we are because you are, and since you are, definitely I am. The ‘I am’ is not a rigid subject, but a dynamic self-constitution dependent on this otherness creation of relation and distance
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_philosophy

In other words, since "we all belong to each other", it means that things like individual ownership and achievement doesn't exist. You hear this being prattled on in government on "how it takes a village to raise a child"

If this really is what people believe on a cultural level, this country is completely f__ked. Doesn't matter how good the economy is, as the moment one person gets an opportunity, it is distributed to everyone else.
 

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How is being taught in Afrikaans worse than being taught in English since both of them are second languages?

English is not my first language and it's never been a problem for me......
I am sure the boer war still hurts ...:whistling:
 

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In all fairness, the guy was being interviewed. He was responding to a set of questions. I see nothing wrong with it.
 

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Yeah, Kinda sucked being taught in a second language didn't it?
Please inform education mec in gauteng.
 

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In all fairness, the guy was being interviewed. He was responding to a set of questions. I see nothing wrong with it.
All I got from it is excuses for blacks dividing themselves over the smallest of insignificant things. Always blaming someone else for their own screwups..... unless black conciousness in general grows the fck up and takes personal responsibility for failure they will stay on the bottom. The black man's greatest enemy has always been himself.
 

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Sadly, I think this mentality still exists nowadays. Which means that blaming it on apartheid starts to get a bit thin.

If you want to go on all the horseshyte that the leftwing academia has developed about the wonders of "Ubuntu", it starts to make sense:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_philosophy

In other words, since "we all belong to each other", it means that things like individual ownership and achievement doesn't exist. You hear this being prattled on in government on "how it takes a village to raise a child"

If this really is what people believe on a cultural level, this country is completely f__ked. Doesn't matter how good the economy is, as the moment one person gets an opportunity, it is distributed to everyone else.
I doubt you understand what it means. It means every good parent must treat each kid as if they were their own. In other words, impart good morals and report any bad behaviour to their parents.

Nowadays, we hardly raise an eyebrow when we see kids get into mischief.
 

ForceFate

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All I got from it is excuses for blacks dividing themselves over the smallest of insignificant things. Always blaming someone else for their own screwups..... unless black conciousness in general grows the fck up and takes personal responsibility for failure they will stay on the bottom. The black man's greatest enemy has always been himself.
Yes, he shares his own experiences and how the system shaped his own perspective of those around him.
 

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I doubt you understand what it means. It means every good parent must treat each kid as if they were their own. In other words, impart good morals and report any bad behaviour to their parents.

Nowadays, we hardly raise an eyebrow when we see kids get into mischief.
In the evil apartheid days parents gave blanket endorsement to other people disciplining their people in many situations.... now in the utopia the same thing puts you in jail.

It's socialism (children being the property of the state) that changed society not merely regime change.
 

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In all fairness, the guy was being interviewed. He was responding to a set of questions. I see nothing wrong with it.
Oh there is nothing wrong with him voicing his opinion.... just like there is nothing wrong with us saying "who the fsck cares"
 

ForceFate

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Oh there is nothing wrong with him voicing his opinion.... just like there is nothing wrong with us saying "who the fsck cares"
That's true, that's why my post wasn't aimed at any specific individual. Let's call it a preemptive post. :)
 

ForceFate

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It's a toxically self-pitying perspective that's the problem. He does not think enough of himself to take any kind of agency.
You probably don't know the guy. He's a highly opinionated twat at times; irritates even some of the fans of team he coaches. In other words, he thinks highly of himself, and more.
 
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