Monday, February 11, 2008

Ignes fatui: but we are Kenyan

One interesting trait prevalent among Kenyans is their passion for conjuring tales of vivid imagination and then insisting on them so ardently that they end up being turned into truisms, never mind their lack of basis in fact.

The traditional method, is to take on a sprinkling of facts, throw them into a massive sufuria boiling with sliced and diced-facts, spiced up with fantasies for good measure, with a large pinch of salt for flavour and an unhindered splash of such outrageous fictions as would embarrass most, except we are Kenyan.

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