We live in a world where the moral compass seems to be bent each time it stands in the way of economic gains. Morality is taking a back seat while material wealth is firmly cemented onto the driver’s seat. And we can see this in almost every sphere of our lives, from young graduates making “friendly gestures” to secure a job at a certain company. To foreign governments giving incentives to government officials in order to secure certain tenders.
The East (by that I mean China and Russia) have long been known to be focused on just their best interest when dealing with countries in Africa. I once heard of this ‘joke’ being said the East is as likely to sell ammunition to the government to crack down on insurgency, as they are likely to sell the same ammo to the same uprising. Then, they will sell coffins to both sides of the divide.
The West and their defunct Moral Compass
We all know the saying, ‘the good guy always finishes last.’ Well, over the two decades or so, the West (European nations and the USA) have been …read more