Colours of contempt

May 16, 2007 at 8:37 am (Uncategorized)

Minister of labour, Membathisi Mdladlana, is on the warpath . It got me thinking about the whole BEE thing again.
We can’t get jobs, white people say. We can’t get management positions, black people say. We are either not black enough or too black, coloured people say. Oi – can we all just get over ourselves for a minute?
Although I don’t want to make a generalised statement (yet run the risk of doing so anyway), I think everyone is too quick to jump on the victim bandwagon.
I know that there are those who’ve suffered from all quarters, yes, but at the end of it all you will get ahead if you have talent and good work ethics. Thus:
I hate it when white people whine as they’ve
a) had a good deal for a long time
b) don’t struggle to get jobs as much as they’d like us to believe
c) are resentful even when they are in jobs but in less senior positions than black/coloured people.

I hate it when black people whine because they’re
a) in a really good position to maximise opportunity.
b) act as if the world owes them something without them having to work for it.
c) talk about being underprivileged if they’ve attended the best schools and universities. They’re no less previously disadvantaged than I am.

And I hate it when coloured people whine because
a) they’re not getting jobs because they’re not black enough.
b) they’re not getting jobs because they’re not white enough.
c) they don’t want to work hard for what they have or want.
Get. Over. Yourself.

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12 Comments

  1. batman5172 said,

    it’s really kak when you see people bitching and moaning about these things. It just splits up an already divided nation into really small parts that no one will be able to put together.

  2. tbhanks said,

    So deep you are today Batman.

  3. madamm said,

    julwat

  4. batman5172 said,

    this is what happens when I dont get enough chocolate in my diet

  5. tbhanks said,

    Ja, but your definition of diet is weird. Julle: Batman iet pizza vi lunch dan se hy hy’s op ‘n diet. Jirrie.

  6. madamm said,

    kygie moenie tartie- mans wietie wat diets issie- veral mans wat vlieg.

  7. tbhanks said,

    Nee, Batman is always on a diet.

  8. batman5172 said,

    my diet’s are extremely easy. like a girl in high school with a short mini rokkie

  9. tbhanks said,

    Yoh. Did you look up girls skirts when you were at school you caped maniac?

  10. batman5172 said,

    didnt need to. the one’s at my school wore them so short you could see all you needed to without even trying. but as ED always says, she’s not a slut, SHE”S JUST CONFUSED!

  11. kash99 said,

    Hey, i thought u guys were talking about BEE here..

  12. tbhanks said,

    We’re coloured Kash99. Don’t you know by now that’s how it goes. BEE to diets…all in a day, my dear. All in a day.

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