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The Brutal Dictatorship of Kwame Nkrumah II

Comment: Sarpong, Now I can Be More Accepting of

G. K. Berko
2015-02-04 14:32:07
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Sarpong, now I can be more accepting of your views. For the very first time ever, I have seen you acknowledge something positive about your political foe. To that, I will give you big Kudos. I won't even address the irrefutable negatives of your side, the UP or Danquah-Busia side.

You could still maintain your political favorites. But what I have always been admonishing us all in is exactly what you just did here. Let us acknowledge the credits of each of our past leaders, recognize their mistakes along with the contexts in which those errors were made, and work hard to avoid repeating those mistakes again.

There is even a good overriding reason why we are always advised to find closure to our mourning of loved ones. It is not because our sages want us to forget them or love them less. But it is only so we can resume our lives to do better ourselves to honor the memory of the lost ones.

I have always said that I wish to see a government of Ghana in my lifetime that would boldly attempt to reconcile with our political past to allow a remix of the people's opinions across the board, even in partisan environment.

It is only when we learn to forgive the past violent errors on both sides of the aisle and proudly honor the contributions of all of these past leaders, from Danquah through Busia and Nkrumah, and not try to portray either as the devil incarnate, while we suppress the evils of the other we are singing praises of, that Ghana would be enjoying a great health for reconstruction.

Long Live Ghana!!!

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02-04 01:07
Sarpong, Now I can Be More Accepting of
G. K. Berko
02-04 14:32