I grew up going to Sunday school and was told “let he who is without sin cast the 1st stone”
What I took this to mean was those without any wrong doing could chants blames groan
Growing up in today’s society we appear to have embraced a blame culture.
Seeing ourselves as super righteous, opinionated, always right and judgemental Voltaire’s
Deflecting our wrong doings on another, or simply expressing a vendetta which in our minds justifies the outcome recieved.
Just because it has not happened to us, we feel we have all the answers but in this thought process are we still not deceived?
In a relationship breakdown either Spouse will seek fault in the others behaviour to justify the end
They spend hours telling families what the other spouse did wrong and will even cry to friends
At work things go wrong but collectively we don’t own it as a team.
A few individuals will be singled out to hold the blame and only their errors will be seen
Failings in society, let’s blame the government, parents, teachers or put it on police brutality
Let’s blame single mothers, absent father’s or the young folk for their greed mentality
We critise every solution offered as we deem it not good enough, racist or further criminal profiling
With blame always our motive what real solutions does this narrative bring.
Telling me I am a bad parent for growing a monster, feral being or a thug
Will that change the outcome for the old lady who that child mugged
Cursing the police for having a negative perception within black people life
Does that act as the positive deterrent causing the young person to put down their knife
Blaming the teacher or other services that have failed to engage in your son or daughters care
Has that positively changed or influenced the blood shed we continue to see out there
Calling single mothers hoes, Ratchet, blaming them for the state of play we see
Has that dried the tears from the eyes as they bury many more of our communities babies
I agree everyone named above has to reflect and in the current climate take accountability
I feel ownership will trigger change more than blame as in ownership comes sustainability
For to me the community is like a body if one area is impaired then the whole bodily functions change.
Blame causes a defect as to blame you cut off in the hope your position is rearranged
Blaming others distances us from the problem and the negative impact the consequence makes
But does blaming others bring us closer to the resolution and drop the solution within our mental plate.
Together we will achieve more. Unity within our neighborhood, unity within our workplaces and home.
Unity within our community, our schools, push past blame then real solutions will bring hope instead of deaths groans.
Hello madness Goodbye joy
The paperback and ebook edition of my book “Kyron: Hello Madness Goodbye Joy” A true story based on he murder of my son Kyron Webb and the aftermath and trauma faced by his family and loved ones. The novel is live in the Amazon Store. It is available for you to purchase via this link