Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo
2 minute read
9 Jun 2022
5:14 am

We have become a society that congratulates a life of nothingness

Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo

Fathers are no longer just daddies to their children but have become blessers to other girls because 'everyone is doing it'.

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I remember a time when morals counted, not social expectations… But fast forward to now and values and morals are now issues. Values are now something that can be negotiated. What happened to common decency, treating others as we want to be treated, honesty and all other good morals in life? It is sad how we have become a society that congratulates a life of nothingness; a life of very little achievement – we have become used to minimal or no standards. If little Elizabeth can spell her name and surname and recite her cellphone number, that is acceptable. Then,...