Mr Mandela, as he should rightly be called, did save us all, black and white alike, by his attitude of reconciliation and his vision of hope for the future. It is sad see, here, in Answerit, and elsewhere, that his vision for a united South Africa is fading as the 'us vs. them' attitude has crept back into the national psyche. Sad to see the so-called brighter folk on Answerit use the 'us' and the 'them' without even realising the enormity of the divide that they help create by giving further currency to its use. Hooray for those that didn't. And when Mr. Mandela dies, a little bit of South Africa will die with him but there will be no uprising, no ridiculous Night of the Long Knives.
71 mths ago