A genuine spiritual person cannot defend any form of injustice – Cape Argus

Spirituality required The recent comments by Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein on the Anglican Church of South Africa for its resolution to support Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (BDS) actions against Israel requires thought. Rumi the poet said, “raise your words not your...

Taxpayers deserve respect from the reckless – Cape Argus

Consideration required Everyone has a body, a mind and a soul that requires a duty to develop, maintain and appreciate. Recently I visited a sick man where I witnessed the diabetic chain smoking. I considered how much taxpayer money is wasted on an individual who...

Instead of low-cost housing near the city, sell land to the middle class – Cape Argus

Wisdom needed Recently the Speaker of Council stated “Jesus said, the poor will always be amongst us”. He explained that this included those who were mentally wanting and behaved poorly in Council. In Cape Town we have issues with some who behave foolishly in Council...

“America probably killed Baghdadi so the ugly truth wouldn’t come out”. It is in the Argus today – Cape Argus

The Donald Trump Show In August 2016 Republican nominee Donald Trump named Pres. Obama the “founder” and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton “co-founder” of Islamic State, fuelling claims they were liable for the rise of the militants. Trump repeated this 3 times at a...

Voters need to make ethical political choices if we want to achieve genuine social justice

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. In The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare wrote, “The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose”. I have written before and will write again, “politics is the art of deception”. That is why it is tough but not impossible to...

Love of money is the root of evil: ask the Kurds – Cape Times – 25 October

The politics of betrayal According to Timothy, Bible verse 6:10 “The love of money is a root of all kinds of evil”. The betrayal of the Kurdish people by the United States is ironic since it is not the first time. Decades ago, the United States incited and armed...

Reality check to city’s tenants: beggars cannot be choosers

Housing reality  “It is better to be hurt by the truth than to be comforted by lies”. On 17th Oct I attended a ward safety and security meeting in Athlone that confirmed what is already well-known. Criminals from Hanover Park, Vygieskraal and other pockets of poverty...

US sanctions on Gupta’s must be embraced – Cape Argus – 16 October

The origin of most politics is deceit The news about the USA sanctions on the Gupta family and their sidekick Salim Essa is ironic. While the Gupta’s and the corrupt must suffer, the belief that the USA cares about corruption, is laughable. What is happening is...

Prosperous secular nations acquire wealth through theft”- Cape Argus – 11 October

Time to educate Gary James Gary James has over years spread much fake news by writing inaccurate, unqualified thoughts. Since he clearly lacks a proper education, it is hard for him to have a contextual and holistic grip on many subjects. He lacks “critical and...

Uneducated officials bad for the nation

Politics is getting worse It is a dark irony to suggest that politics is inherently about the abuse of power and is usually a milieu where arrogant, obnoxious and self-serving, corrupt barely illiterate but illusive people thrive and climb to authority. After 20 years...