The only real problem with understanding the SA condition is one of definition: what kind of war is playing out? But that it is a war is difficult to refute.   

The first inclination, when hearing the word “war”, is to think of two opposing sides, on a battlefield, with corpses in between. We have had literal battles that match that description — Marikana for example — but that is not the general lay of the land. Most of our battlefields are better hidden.  ..

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