EDITORIAL | Hey, parents, keep your kids at home
What are they thinking by allowing their children to go to parties? Teachers deserve better as they await vaccines
German scholar Bodenstein defined dolus eventualis as: “The effect caused by the wilful act or inaction is foreseen as a possible consequence, but the agent neither wishes it nor aims at it.”
The controversial legal principle most famously raised in the Oscar Pistorius murder case is what comes to mind when, despite attempts to buttress ourselves against the third wave already ravaging parts of SA, we are left incensed or baffled by the actions and intentions of some of our citizens.
“We must take more responsibility. We must take responsibility for our children’s actions. We can’t allow our children to go to parties even if it’s five children or 50 children. At this stage, it’s irresponsible. I plead with you to work hand in hand with the school to bring Covid under control. Keep them at home.”..