‘Two sides’

It is said that there are often two sides to a story, your side and the other side. In fact there are often three: yours, theirs and the truth.

It is impossible to be completely impartial and all of us are subject to biases. Most importantly we all think most of the time that we are right and other people are wrong. I am a good driver, it is everyone else who is useless on the road. I am a much better parent that the other parents I know. I work harder than my colleagues. I bet most of us have felt these things at least occasionally.

The truth is more complicated. None of us is free from error, we are all wrong sometimes and we all make mistakes. Yes, even me.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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