Sunday, August 1, 2021

Dr Navin C Naidu

Daily dosage of derring-do

Fortune befriends the bold.  – John Dryden, English poet When you begin to “thync” different, you will automatically shed being diffident and scale the realms of derring-do. Moving away from forced cowardice to heroic courage is a very natural human...

A functioning anarchy

Anarchism is democracy taken seriously.  – Edward Abbey, American author It has been said that a concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason, or thrown through the window of governmental deception that shatters...

Freedom of censorship

Censorship is telling a man he can’t have a steak just because a baby can’t chew it. – Mark Twain, American writer Freedom of speech and expression has become a political landmine in that one could get caught in the...

National unity or national calamity?

We cannot be separated in interest or divided in purpose. We stand together until the end. – Woodrow T. Wilson, 28th US President The British are forever remembered as the progenitors of the divide-and-rule legerdemain that has fed and nurtured...

Justice, or just us

Those who can make you believe absurdities; can make you commit atrocities. – Voltaire, French philosopher, writer and historian There is an incubus living in our midst that voraciously forages on judicial misadventure, juridical misconduct, questionable legislation, corruption at all...

Common sense, common law and cow manure

Law reform is too serious a matter to be left to the legal profession. – Leslie G Scarman, Law Lord, UK It is onerous a task these days to decipher the arduous mental effort expended by those who labour on...

Elections during an emergency

A hot button issue has cropped up concerning the holding of elections, if indeed one is constitutionally mandated, when a proclamation of emergency is in effect. There are various ways of looking at this issue for finding workable solutions. Article 150(2B)...

The Bohica Syndrome

Wherever the real power in a government lies, there is the danger of oppression. – James Madison, 4th US President “Since mankind's dawn, a handful of oppressors have accepted the responsibility over our lives that we should have accepted for...

Perceptions, Receptions and Deceptions

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perceptions. – Aldous Huxley, English writer, philosopher Our stinking thinking is specially engineered to naively accept everything as the norm, the gospel truth, or...

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