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Speaking to the dead

24 February 2014, 13:45
Growing up in SA we are all aware that our locals intercede with their ancestors.

Well so they say,

Guidance from the dead they all claim.

Funny that in 2014 we still have people thinking that great grand pa and grand ma are chatting to us from the dead.

We throw in a western education, We add Christianity, and still we have masses believing they are chatting to their ancestors.

Let us suppose that Great grandpa was chatting to his descendants, what would happen when his son joins him?
Will it be discussions with grand pa and great grand pa and great great grandpa or how does it really work?

I see dead people, I see dead people at the petrol pumps, dead people helping me as cashiers.

I see dead people working at the councils,I see dead people running our SABC,I see dead people running SAA,I see dead people running our country down hill,I see we have dead leaders, with many dead followers,
So yes, I also talk to the dead, except the ones I deal with are breathing and present.

Wake up SA...

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