Literacy Shows On The Continental Sunrise Breakfast Show – 5 July 2017

Literacy Shows On The Continental Sunrise Breakfast Show on 5 July 2017. In today’s show we look into Understanding the subject of human life and how it ought to be lived and how government and other institutions come into play. We also look into broader issues of mentorship and broader issues of citizenship, as to what it means to be a citizen. What does it mean to be human? The Declaration was adopted unanimously by the Fifth Virginia Convention at Williamsburg, Virginia on June 12, 1776 as a separate document…

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The Political Life of Zambia’s Kenneth Kaunda

Identity Literacy –  President Kaunda was a biological product of2parents born in Malawi but who migrated into Zambia. He was born in Zambia. He was bred in Zambia. He rose2the highest office in the land. He looks human and there exists no known mechanism that would distinguish him from the rest of the humans who claim or may claim2be authentic Zambians. The attempt2revisit KK’s citizenship points2a dangerous but prevalent human propensity2use birth as a discriminator in life. Birth and its address is one of many pathways to citizenship yet some…

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Leadership Literacy

What makes a great leader? Does the experience of life give any person the ability to impact directly on the choices and actions of sovereign and self-centered actors? The idea of a mortal human actor rising above others to become great must be juxtaposed with the limitations imposed on the design and architecture of life. We are limited as humans in our understanding of the promise and limitations of human life. We are daily trying to demystify the idea of leadership. If you want to join the conversation, please shout…

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Identity Literacy

The word “foreigner” is now so entrenched in the psyche of many compelling on all interested in building inclusive communities to pause and reflect on its true meaning and import in relation to the affairs of humans. Its existence assumes an inherent ability to discriminate objectively among and between humans. Imagine there are to persons at the arrivals at OR Tambo International Airport coming from Pune, India, and you were given the herculean task to identify which of the two is a South African, how would you go about it…

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