You are here reading this post. The title of this post has drawn you in for one reason or another. Perhaps you outraged by the assertion that this title seems to suggest at face value. Perhaps, you are one of those skeptics who has always thought this to be true but have been afraid to say it for fear of being labelled a pessimist, fatalist or worse still a racist, especially for those of you who are not African. Whatever the reason, I am very glad you are here. Get a cup of tea or coffee (or whatever you like), sit down and let’s talk.
“Put in the big rocks first!” Now, there you have it! I thought I should just give it to you considering that many of you will not take the time to read the rest of what I have to say – which is really a sorry testament of our times. Although we have access to so much information, we just don’t seem to have the time or the mental capacity to assimilate and process that information. It’s like we have all become a bunch of shrunken heads. No offence intended. Perhaps, I am just describing my own problem. I don’t know! You be the judge. Continue reading