For most of the past decade or so the SA story has written itself. Almost every day there are tales about breakdown, marginal gains and reversals, conflict, policy failures and maladministration. And yes, death and destruction. 

Globally, the story is pretty much the same. It’s really difficult to see anything new or significantly different. Technological advances may have changed things, but these changes have only made us better at doing the things we have been doing. We work, primarily, to clothe, house and feed ourselves, and at various times and in places we fight over resources or protect what we have. ..

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