quote:Originally posted by Blacksanction:
Perhaps its time to abandon "the community" and to create a new healthy community/ collective where everyone has the same goal safety, good education and prosperity.
There is a time when its best to let go of the drowner who is more intent on pulling you under than in saving themselves.
Perhaps this is why the doctors left (triage)
Where do you suggest that this "new community" be created?
I'm sorry, but your solution sounds like a quick-fix akin to "White Flight". This "Black Flight" is just another form of "brain drain". All the successful, educated people who could help uplift the community flee away to start some idealistic "new community" and leave the poor and uneducated to rot.
That sounds like "out of sight, out of mind". That's one of the main problems of Africa today. Brain drain, all the educated, successful Africans emigrate to the West and leave Africa to rot and don't try to help reform and improve it.
I have to say, I don't think this "Get out of Dodge" attitude will help. It only benefits a few, and leaves the many to the wayside. That's gentrification.