Blind loyalty is costing Namibia

19 January 2021 | Opinion

Too many people confuse loyalty with blind obedience. When loyalty clouds judgement to the extent that one is ready to ignore their inner child’s voice of reason and, instead, bend over to appease their masters, such person’s treachery is bigger than biblical Judas Iscariot’s.

This kind of loyalty has had a great influence in getting this country where it is today – on its knees waiting for Judgement Day.

There are Namibians who are prepared to sell this country and rip its heart out in the name of blind loyalty. People who know the truth about their thieving masters but will never stop at anything to sound loyal and defend the treasonous crimes such as Fishrot.

Singing for their supper at every turn to impress their handlers, these choir trumpeters of deceit would kill to prove their obedience to their political comrades – for their own self-preservation.

Nations are not built by cowards. Principles are the firmest fabric any nation can stand on – and this is a rare commodity in Namibia. We simply have no courage to break rank and say “comrade, you have stolen enough from the people”.

Instead, we climb on the highest mountain to defend thievery and wave our hands high to ensure the fathers of corruption see our denial of truth on their behalf. We then climb off the perch and wait for our reward – the unscrupulous gains of blind obedience.

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