A unicorn without a horn is a donkey!

Many years ago, unicorns roamed the planet as one of the most majestic animals. People believed that the unicorn was a symbol of life and possessed the gift of magic. Seeing a unicorn was a blessing. A unicorn could choose to give back life!

This, however, was not good enough for man. Man wanted to choose when to give back life and not leave such an important decision to the unicorn. The magic lay in the horn! So man started hunting unicorn for its horn.

Good people seeing this, decided that the only way to save the unicorn, was to cut off its horn. But a unicorn without its horn is a horse, or maybe even a donkey. Unicorns roam earth today trapped in eternal indebtedness to man, paying the price of being saved, by working for man.

A rubbish story…yes! But not as silly as cutting off the horns of Rhino in order to save the species. A rhino without its horns is not a rhino! Treat the cause and not the symptoms. The fault is with the men that hunt and the men that buy, not at the majestic rhino.

If this is the best solution, then I have the answer to many other South African problems:

1. White farmers being targeted: Paint them black.

2. Too few doctors and engineers: Lower the pass rate

3. Drinking and Driving: Take the alcohol out of drinks

4. Too many Rapes: Cut off men’s tools

5. Not enough millionaires in SA: Adopt Zimbabwe’s currency.

6. The ratio of quota players in Rugby is not good enough, play with fewer players to ensure that ratios improve.

Save the Rhino! Treat the cause!

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