The mob can always be sold a dummy
They will buy it and defend it with joy
Even when they come to realize they have been sold a dummy
They will stick to their position and insist it was not what it was or blatantly say "So what? At least it is our dummy and we are not complaining
Jesus called it the hour of darkness
That moment when sense, logic, reason, and reality is suspended for an agenda to prevail
When people are determined to place a lie on the throne and hang the truth on a scaffold there was nothing they wouldn't do to make it happen
Even fools must have their way if we are all going to live in this world together
If only the wise got to make decisions, the fools will feel left out
If the fools felt left out they can incite a riot or throw a spanner into the works for the fun of it
Just so that they can have
their way
Always remember this
They were invited into an intervarsity debate
The debate was to hold between 16 universities
Each University was to present three main speakers
The other members of the team were the supporting cast
They were not required to play any role outside of
helping the team to prepare for the debate
The school already had three main speakers
The Vice-chancellor decided to add one of his nephews, a fresh student to the team
Just so that he could have a taste of how things were done and get some experience for the future debates
boy informed his mother of the great feat he had achieved in 100 level
The mother asked him if he would be debating
The boy said NO
The mother got angry
"It is a platform, a stage for you to shine, you must seize the opportunity, fight to be heard, you must speak on that stage!"
The boy was not even qualified to be on the team
It was favoritism that landed him a place
How was he to displace the more erudite and established speakers
He was ranked 10th in the team and there were ten debaters in all
If he managed to bump one debater, there was a natural
replacement on the team already
The boy's mother hounded him day and night
"I have told your father you will be on National TV, all your siblings are dying to see you up there. You cannot settle for clapping and cheering others, this is an opportunity you have to grab with both
The boy didn't know how to go about getting on the stage
He had tried approaching the lecturer that prepared the team but he knew he would be thrown off the team for trying to upset the chemistry of the team with his inordinate ambition
The pressure from his mother was hot
He wasn't even able to prepare for the debate as he ought to to
Every time he thought about it, he saw the disappointment on the face of his mother and he wilted
His mother would never accept any excuse from him and he was too scared of her to try to reason with her
He needed to
do everything within his power for that five minutes spot
After several days of ruminating, he came up with an idea
Four hours to the debate, while the debate team was finalizing their strategies and all, he poisoned the breakfast of the entire team
Not with something deadly,
a laxative that made everyone's tummy rumble
It was the only way he knew he could get a spot
By the time the debate was to start, he was the only debater healthy enough to make an appearance
The coach had no option but to give him the stage
Finally, he was going to get his time
under the sun
The debate stage opened
The opponents had a go
He was finally given the stage and he froze
He just couldn't get the words out
He just went blank
Even with the help of the prompter, he failed to deliver
Of course, the school came last in the debate
It was a disaster
He failed his mother woefully
It would have been better if he cheered the others on than to be remembered as the debater who froze on the national stage
He had brought shame and disgrace on himself and his family
The debate coach decided to investigate the sudden sickness that
befell his team
He discovered it was a deliberate work of sabotage from the boy
He took the case to the vice-chancellor
The vice-chancellor invited the boy's parents
Money exchanged hands
The evidence got lost in transit
The vice-chancellor convinced him to drop it and blame the
failure on the food they ate and all
That was how the whole matter was buried
It didn't matter that other students prepared very hard for the debate and were denied their opportunity under the sun
It didn't matter that he jeopardized the health of fellow students and sabotaged
the debate team
Nothing he did matter because he had the Vice-Chancellor and his influential parents in his corner
In other words, he got away with murder
Funny enough, the public sympathy was swayed to him
"He was thrust into the limelight too soon!" said some
"He was not
adequately prepared for the task" said others
His mother invested in a lot of propaganda to sway public sentiment in his favour and it worked
He didn't suffer any consequence for his actions
He was the ideal victim of circumstances.
When I see believers so easily swayed by the
trend of news and events
Believers who actually took whatever is happening in the world at face value, I remember the words of Jesus "For there shall arise false Christs (Acclaimed Saviours, helpers, solution provider, and false prophets, and shall show (illusion, perception,
present a view or information or news) great signs and wonders; so that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

If you will not be deceived, you must insist on drinking from the one true fountain of truth and reality, The Holy Spirit.

He is our only NEWS source

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