Knysna, in South Africa, is a perfect example of the New Apartheid. Racism is alive and unfortunately “well” here.
The primary fault of racism is not superiority based on hate and greed but the belief in Aloneness. We are not alone in the human experience. We all cry, pain, laugh, dream, ambition, live and die. Right now, during this awful recession, poverty and depression attack all regardless of race or culture. We are in a class war, the rich versus the poor and the irresponsible corporation against humanity and the planet itself.
These criminals i speak of must be laughing. Instead of reality strengthening the common citizen and standing up for his right to health, education, a full belly and a roof, they fight amongst themselves. We fight amongst ourselves.
Here, in my beloved South Africa, and the microcosm of my home town, Knysna, racism has intensified. Continue reading