We’re kidding ourselves

It is a part of human nature here and elsewhere that we sometimes deal with contentious issues by adopting a position of delusion, so as not to deal with the unpleasantly real factors involved.  This past week, for example, in two separate instances in the local press, we are hearing once again the assertion that the so-called “ethnic divide” is not a natural condition in Guyana but was created by the politicians to garner votes.

We have heard this statement before, and we are likely to hear it again, but whenever it is pronounced it is clearly a case of persons completely deluding themselves.  While there is no doubt that various political luminaries here …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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