The 'charles taylor' gambit
Posted By: Eja
Date: Thursday, 30 March 2006, at 5:15 a.m.
What is happenning with charles taylor is a deliberate attempt to undermine the credibility of nigeria as a peacemaker.
Nigeria is the most influential and populous state in West Africa, if it's word can be discredited, it will be easier for vampire scavengers to have thier way in this region. The SOLE objective of the charles taylor gambit is to discredit nigeria as an arbiter in African affairs. Because, once nigeria (with all it's size and 'wealth') is discredited, Africans engaged in current (or future) conflicts will never again be likely to listen to it's voice. Then, it will be easier for the 'white', either openly or through it's surrogate organisations, to present itself as the only credible arbiter. And so once again, as in the so-called 19th century, warring Africans will have to look towards the 'white father' for peace.
Of all leadership qualities, the highest is the ability to make and maintain peace because of all things, humans want to live in peace and anyone who can bring them closer to this ideal is one who will be rightly venerated. Our most respected ancestors won the high regard in which they are held because they brought foward a lasting state of equlibrium; a time of relative order and tranquility. Peace trumps war. Peace is creative while war is merely destructive. Any fool and any mad-man can make war but, only a genius can bring lasting peace.
The waste, lacking such genius, embraced thier infirmity long ago and committed themselves to the destructive arts and sciences. Thier 'leadership' in world councils is based only on thier status as possesors of the most 'advanced' means of bringing destruction. So, they will defend this 'status' by all means against any who will emerge with REAL leadership qualities (i.e. the ability to lead humanity towards order and tranquility).
This false definition of leadership was extended long ago into our consciousness and now, when we identify the existence of 'poor leadership' as being the main cause of our problems, we are in fact looking at the wrong end of the beast. We do not have 'poor leadership' problems, we have no leaders. And, everytime we try to find leadership, we are blocked through the utilisation of vicious scams and gambits.
We Africans should never let this distinction of qualities leave the forefront of our conscious minds : The waste (and thier indigenous tools) define peace the same way a parasite defines peace. To them, "peace" means being allowed to carry on thier destructive activities without any resistance from those at the receiving end. Peace, in the real sense of the word, is alien to the appetites that govern these demons. So, they will always fight down the REAL peacemakers in order that they may protect the ascedancy of the facsimile they have been passing off as 'peace'.
All they offer, in place of peace, all they have ever offered is an adjournment of the state of war.
What they offer can be called an adjournment because they never address the roots of conflict. They will only crop off unsightly leaves and branches (e.g. over-enthusiastic orgies of 'genocide' and blatant robberies of public funds). They are like the crazy gardener who only pulls of the tips of weeds, leaving the roots intact (so as to ensure future growths).
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