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Ignorance is killing our beloved country

19 November 2012, 19:21

Is this really about lady gaga?

Ignorance is what is slowly and gradually destroying hopes for a better beloved country. Ignorance is exactly what brings our country to defeat. Ignorance paralyses potential and destroys intelligence. South Africans are very wise and have too much potential, but we tend to be ignorant sometimes and miss the mark. We seldom address things which need our attention because of ignorance. We find ourselves in toxic relationships/marriages, unhealthy environments and unruly government because of ignorance. We ignore issues which we have solutions to. We allow corrupt individuals to bring our country to shame while folding our arms.

We ignore our spirituality – we ridicule other people’s rights to religious beliefs and contributions just because we don’t believe in any. We ignore morality and the spirit of Ubuntu – social responsibility and moral regeneration is not important anymore. As long as it’s not happening to us, it matters not. We ignore the love, care and protection for one another – unity is now a thing of the past. We ignore our sense of wrong and right . We ignore the desire to do right yet allowing wrong things to take charge – we ignore the unjust things that are happening in around us affecting fellow citizens negatively. We ignore our ability to make a change in our respective lives, communities and country. We give away our rights to positive contribution and justify ourselves by saying “what difference will it make?”. We put other citizen through unjust and unnecessary conditions because of ignorance – while responsible citizens are standing against unjust laws and actions, some ignorant citizens are just buying such ideas and contributing to the problem... e.g. E-Tolls – people are buying tags whereas citizens are fighting such unjust act from the culprits.

YET, when one organization stands to protect the moral regeneration and social responsibility through spiritual contribution, the most ignorant individuals will come all out with ridiculous responses, those who question things they don’t understand or refuse to, those who only know how to complain and ridicule but have no sense of positive contribution. Just to bring some knowledge to mind, there’s a spiritual influence behind every kind of act, be it through music, movies or any other kind of art, and ignorance to spiritual contribution towards our lives is what makes us to fall for things which are taking away our sense of right and wrong. Some people say that we are in a democratic country whereby everybody has freedom of speech, meaning anybody can behave or act in any way because they have the right to, then why do we complain about the state of leadership in our government?

This is not about Christians and their beliefs or lady gaga and her satanism, but about moral regeneration and social responsibility. We all humanly and morally have a sense of wrong and right, and if we condemn satanism, why do we then allow musicians or anybody who practices it openly to come to our country? The fact that our country is immorally influenced is simply because of the same mentality that dominates many: “we are a democratic country” which simply means “we are ignorant and irresponsible citizens”, but at the same time mourning and complaining about other unjust things that are happening in our country, like corrupt leaders and e-toll.

Our country has men and women who have no sense of moral regeneration or social responsibility, hence they say “let her come and let people go to the concert, but I’m not going because I don’t like her music.” It is morally irresponsible and a sign of lack of understanding of what Ubuntu/Botho is, to hear some people saying “I don’t agree that lady gaga should not come to South Africa, I don’t like her music and neither will I allow my children to listen to it” but have no issue if somebody else’s child support her music. The fact that you don’t want to go or let your children go clearly means that you are moral enough to know that she is not good to your senses nor your children’s, but at the same time you are showing some moral irresponsible to let somebody else go there instead of helping those who are not spiritually, emotionally and mentally matured.

Money answers all things, hence the organisers are only focusing on nothing else but making money. The devil takes care of his own, and he uses attractive and enticing things to lure people, things which people love and find hard to resist. People like lady gaga and other devil worshipers has many followers because their influence seduces many by convincing them that majority rules. Evil things attracts many, either through ignorance or attractive materials.

I know that this might spark ridiculous responses from some people, but it is the same ignorance that makes our country to be in the immoral state that it is in. People who are good at criticizing but with no contribution to solutions, people who do not believe in anything (heaven or hell) yet believing that they themselves exist. You are the reason why our country is where it is and facing the challenges at hand, for you have no sense of responsibility except contributing to the problem by always pointing fingers at what others are doing wrong but you have no solution.

I challenge you, to SHUT YOUR MOUTH for a minute and bring something that will bring solution to the moral issues that we have in our country… can you?

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