Sunday, October 17, 2021

Dr C Navin Naidu

The reign of error

The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem. – Milton Friedman, American economist There are some strangely structured governments whose outlandish policies shockingly define the electorate’s naiveté and gullibility coerced, cajoled and guided by open-ended...

The dustbin of history

Pitiful, isolated, bankrupt individuals, go where you belong from now on into the dustbin of history. – Leon Trotsky, Marxist revolutionary The stench from the dustbin of history of the British Empire will be unbearable if there is validity concerning...

Undi18: Birth pains or electoral gains?

Nattering nabobs of negativity predict and prophesy about the effects, side-effects and after-effects of granting Undi18 rights. This became a national talking point when five youths filed a petition in court questioning the government’s delay in implementing the law...

Constitutional rupture, repair & rapture

The Constitution cannot protect us unless we protect the Constitution. – Thomas Sowell, American economist While the Americans are said to be champions of civil liberties and fundamental rights, lawyers familiar with the “constitutional avoidance” doctrine know how their judges...

Puerile politics

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. – Henry Kissinger, former American National Security Advisor Julius Evola, the Italian philosopher, captured the essence of puerile politics that assail voters’ sensibilities: “Americans do not think,...

Mitigating menaces

A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. – Thomas Jefferson, third US President Reported history for the purposes of developmental political science accepts the fact that the politics of...

G-I-G-O: Garbage In, Garbage Out

There is no more dangerous menace to civilization than a government of incompetent, corrupt, or vile men. – Ludwig von Mises, Austrian economist Language being the dress of thought, GIGO was welcomed as a byword into our cultural lexicon. It’s...

Secrets of a nation’s greatness

Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish – too much handling will spoil it. – Lao Tzu, ancient Chinese philosopher Switzerland, Singapore and the Scandinavian nations are hailed as role models for great nations. Brazil, Russia, India,...

Passing the baton

Young people need models, not critics. – John Wooden, American basketball coach Nelson Mandela’s inspirational advice to young people that they are capable, when aroused, of bringing down the towers of oppression and raising the banners of freedom is a...

Objectivism: A way of life

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President The progenitor of objectivism as a way of life is Ayn Rand, A Russian-American writer who describes it as "the...
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