The Great Wall of China is thousands of miles long, 30 feet high, and 18 feet thick and was built as security against the northern invaders. It is a massive construction, visible from outer space, and was intended to be impenetrable. In fact, impressive as it was, the wall was breached not by physically breaking the wall down but by a simple ruse: the gatekeepers were bribed. A wall is only as strong as the people protecting it; an economy is only as strong as the people working in it; a business is only as strong as its staff; an army is only as strong as its soldiers. We can build walls to protect us, but walls are as strong (or as weak) as the humans that guard them. One bribe and the gates will open.JOSH MOODY(Source: Journey to Joy)
Always good to be reminded that the condition of the human heart is important in every sphere of life, including politics and economics. To have a strong and vibrant Zambia, a strong society and economy, we need strong and morally upright people. Institutions are important but institutions can be uprooted overnight by evil hearts.
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