Our culture of dying

2014-01-05 10:00

South Africans are extraordinarily fond of prefacing explanations with the phrase “in my culture”, and what follows is usually something that divides rather than unites?–?after all, we are a nation that celebrates our diversity; and often, we use it as a weapon too.

In our collective culture, telling the story of how you got so drunk you couldn’t remember where you parked your car is still acceptable.

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