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Nationhood means different things to different people: in SA we associate it with positive symbols such as the Rainbow People, Nelson Mandela, our flag or national teams — especially when they are winning.

When that gets shaken, as it has been by the violent turmoil of the past few weeks, we reach for the national Prozac — finger-pointing and loud debates on media platforms, while think-tanks rush to host dialogues and webinars...

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