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FOR GOD SO LOVED US THAT HE GAVE HIS “BELLO”ved

American political activist, Ralph Nadar put it rightly when he said “the paramount function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers”, a sharp contrast to the situation that we obtain in our own system today – a system that allows “politricktians” to be more concerned with amassing followers, usually by capitalizing on the poverty level of the people to manipulate them to cast votes in their favour. I once met someone who was ready to sell his vote for 2 dollars in the elections. I thought about how unfortunate it was for him to not have realized that in the real sense of it, he was attempting to get such trifle monetary value in exchange for the more important benefits he would stand to gain from a rightly elected political office holder. Poverty they say, is a disease; it will always cloud a poor man’s sense of reasoning. (more…)

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