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Mandela....Academic and Engineering Job Opportunities for the week ending 13 December 2013

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Ladies and gentlemen,

It is barely three weeks to the end of the year. Last week saw an international outpouring of grief over the death of Nelson Rohlila Mandela a global icon of forgiveness and reconciliation. So much has been said about this great African and Nobel Prize winner that it would be futile for me to say any more. Therefore this weeks blog will pass on a few of his own quotes and a few words from current world leaders and then finally a searing question.

In Mandela's Words

"As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew that if I did not leave bitterness and hatred behind, I would still be in prison".

 "It always seems impossible until it is done!".

"If you want to make peace with your enemy then you have to work with your enemy then he becomes your partner"

"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid but he who conquers…