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I just love the e-tolls

03 December 2013, 11:58

For me e-toll is the best thing ever happened in South Africa since the World Rugby Cup and I just love it.

I just love it to see that our humans stand together against the e-toll invasion and that bring a spark of hope for a better future for each of us as South African citizens and human being as a whole.

Edmund Burke said “The only thing necessary for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing" but unfortunately it DO take a huge amount of evil to spark resistance against most good men.

If the moral decay in our country is not already bad enough with the rape of a 6 months old baby to ignite such resistance when why did e-tolls managed to do that?

In my mind I think it’s because of several factors such as people being tired of just paying more and more, tired of misuse of public funds that is supposed to uplift the poor and fight crime like above. Your pocket influence you directly, the rape of a baby not.

But you are wrong and it’s more than that and everything actually starts in yourself and within yourself.

Another wise man once also said “If you stand for nothing, you’ll fall for everything” and that is precise why our country and society is in the state it is today.

It’s not about e-tolls, it’s not about rape, murder, Nkandla, corruption or the DA or the ANC nor is it about white or black or race. It’s about you, the one that read this right now.

You, I, black or white or coloured and people all over the world only care about themselves and their loved ones first and foremost but yet we allow politics, race and negative things from OTHER people influence our daily lives and rob ourselves from happiness and peace that can anyway only come from within yourself.

Each one of us has the potential to change his circumstances, his family, friends, community and our lovely country from within.

If a small group of children from Soweto can start a movement that changed our whole country we, you and I as adults can also change ourselves, family, friends, community and country for the better and get rid of the minority of criminals and bad people that enslave and influence the good in the majority.

Not even God or Allah or the devil or whatever can change you or this country because faith without the deed is useless so it’s your and only your choice alone whether you put the deed behind your faith whether it’s in yourself, faith in your family, friends, colleagues or our country as a whole.

If you are a good man, then whatever you do, JUST DON’T does nothing.

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