So I was reading the news right, 'cos lately it's actually getting interesting, and one of the interesting articles that I came across provoked some words within me. It was a pretty short one, but still, the ignorance and self-pity between the lines was spitting at me =_=....
SA Youth being 'misled' - YAHOO News
An ANC veteran said on Tuesday that young people were being "misled" by other political parties because they didn't know the pain of apartheid.
Nathaniel Mmusa said that these young people were betraying the sacrifices that MK soldiers made in years gone by.
"If you move to the red berets [Economic Freedom Fighters] you do not respect what these comrades died for," Mmusa said, according to News24.
"Young people do not know the pains of apartheid. They never experienced it. That is why they are being misled."
Primedia Online – Wed, Sep 25, 2013
Now, don't get me wrong, but after reading this [about fifteen times] I found myself commenting on the article, something I rarely do.
I tried very hard to see both sides of the acorn, hell, I even brought in a third side, you know the one, it's like that annoying person you sort of know who says so much about nothing... all the time.
Anyway, this was my point of the stick,
'Apartheid is not our 'younger' generations pain to be felt.
It is our history to be remembered, our lessons to be learnt and never again to be repeated.
Not our scars to pick and scratch at, our wounds to salt and cry over.
It is what the Romans and Aztecs and Egyptians and all the others that have been before us, have become:
A point in history that has happened, the stepping stones towards our future, points in time that leave us with the knowledge of what was done right and what was done wrong and all the lessons born from it.
That being said, I do not support the Red Berets in any way.
Their top guys can't even keep their lies straight, at least assume we all aren't as dumb as you want us to be =_='
Why does it seem like the line between what's right and wrong has blurred itself away...
*sigh* I'm feeling these coming elections are going to be a very annoying thing, and some how... just-somehow, the petrol price will probably be affected @_@.
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