I'm just sharing my thoughts on my country...
I think people are getting to the point in this country, where they don't want to read the news anymore, because it ruins their day with immediate effect. But what do we do, do we choose to live in darkness and hope for the best or subject ourselves to the many news feeds that keeps us up to date with the daily happenings in our country?
Everyday when I log onto News sights, I really log on in hope for a good positive story, something that inspires, but those stories are few and far beyond, its terrifying to say the least.We live in a country where life means nothing, everyone lives in fear. It doesn't matter if you live in a township or a nice suburban area, everyone is affected.
Whenever I bring up the topic of things going on in my country, topics like murder, rape, hi-jacking, most people in my circles just turn a blind eye. Is that the general feeling, if I don't know about it, I don't care? Worrying to say the least! Why are people so scared of talking about issues that effect us all, I don't understand. I always get the weak responses of 'well at least you don't stay in a place like Iraq or Afghanistan', no I don't, we live in a country where more people have been murdered then in the ten years of America invading a war torn country.
Why are so many children being raped and murdered in this country? I honestly don't have a answer for that question, it boggles my mind and in the manner these children are being murdered, its cowardly to say the least. Lets not even talk about adult murder/rape, that's on a whole new level of sick.
But on the other side of things, there are thousands of stories that don't make it to the media , which contains the same sick ending to the few that we do read, so in effect, we don't really know whats going on even if we do follow the news religiously.What can I do as a citizen of this country, as the government always points out, that we need to help the authorities where we can. How must I help, HOW? Tell us what to do, don't ask us? But that last question sounds hollow because the government doesn't know either, otherwise we wouldn't be in this disaster of a mess we find ourselves in.
Our country is in a state, unimaginable to someone who doesn't live here, you have to experience it for yourself to have any comment to pose onto anyone. After 19 years of democracy, this country has become a Banana republic kind of hand out society where our economy is being crippled by all the strikes that are taking place at an alarming rate. To me striking has become a way of living, almost like the job that is suppose to be done while striking and at what benefit? I ask you? But maybe I'm naive and don't know what I'm talking about.
Something has to be done to stop all the carnage and madness that has become the norm in this country. We are living in a fairy tale wonderland if we think this is still a free democracy, because the ruling elite has long forgotten what the word democracy means and stands for, true story.
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