In some cultures, the success of an individual is determined upon the legacy they leave behind by their protégés being spurred on to become greater than their Master. However not so in our competitive, insecure and disposable society for these “older” men don’t want anyone to learn what they know, nor share any experiences least they be replaced by a younger model or have to feel the notion of not being needed.
If you think load-shedding is bad, brace yourself for water-shedding… coming to a tap near you.
Take for example my childhood town in Port Shepstone, I have fond memories of a steam engine train called the “Banana Express”. The train used to take tourists along the beautiful south coast boasting the manicured gardens, well kept public pools and lovely little shops. However once the “freedom” fighters got into power they have turned this garden of a site liken to a dump -yard and constant complaining of the abuses of the “whites’ yet they are willing to watch their town deteriorate so long as their household income is not affected by the plague they are causing.