Take a vast chasm, a tightrope, pea-soup mists and swirling, vicious gusts of wind – then a person steps onto that rope, destination unseen. Such are the ingredients for the kind of ‘recipe for disaster’ if a country embarks on creating charter upon charter of special privileges for one or more interest groups – no matter how profound the interest.
Read more on the proposed South African Charter of Religious Rights and Freedoms in the Daily Maverick.
Tom Moultrie’s Sad facts – occasional musings on the abuse of statistics
I was alerted to this statistical horror by a friend who found it on the Guardian’s website; the screengrab above shows the original source cited by the Guardian. Nowhere on oneinnine’s website is evidence marshalled to support their contention.
“In South Africa a woman is more likely to be raped than learn how to read”. Say what?
A micro-nanosecond’s consideration should have you scratching your head in trying to interpret this “fact”. Continue reading SA women more likely to be raped than to learn how to read?