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Stand up, urges PM

John Sealy

Stand up, urges PM

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Many people in Barbados do not stand for anything, says Prime Minister Freundel Stuart.
And because of this, they can be easily swayed or led astray.
Speaking at the Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) lunch time lecture at its George Street Auditorium yesterday, the Prime Minister said this showed that people were not making proper use of the education afforded them.
In the lecture entitled Barrow, Charisma And National Development, Stuart said he saw signs that inspite of “the mass education around us and all the opportunity, a disturbingly large number of people you meet from day-to-day leave you convinced that they stand for nothing and are ready to fall for anything”.
Stuart also called for people in politics to have a “standpoint” because without one they could be pulled in any direction.
Read the full story in today’s SATURDAY SUN.