The people of Jamaica need a truthful statement from both the JLP and Parliament about why George Wright has been forced to take leave of absence from both institutions.
Over time, the gender-neutrality of ‘man’ has been compromised. Even the word ‘human,’ which comes from Latin ‘homo,’ meaning ‘man, human being,’ seems to turn women into a subordinate species.
"I am ready to go into therapy to learn how to surrender the patriarchal entitlement I’ve enjoyed for so long as a man living in Jamaica."
Ongle ting, yu never born wid no baton. Sake a dat, yu can form like seh yu a commissioner. Yu can act good-good. But dem nah gi yu di real-real commissioner work.
Ongl ting, yu neva baahn wid no batan. Siek a dat, yu kyahn faam laik se yu a komishana. Yu kyahn ak gud-gud. Bot dem naa gi yu di riil-riil komishana wok.
The one thing you lacked is it: you weren't born with a baton. So you can pretend as if you're a commissioner. You can act very well. But they're not going to appoint you as commissioner.
Una Marson's extraordinary life is an inspiration for young women today. She accomplished so much in spite of the circumstances of her times.
Suppose Sista P have big plan weh she naa tell nobody?
Supuoz Sista P av big plan we shi naa tel nobadi?
What if Sister P has big plans she's not telling anybody?
It grieve mi wen mi find out seh Jamaica a spend one billion dollar every year pon foreign hair.
It griiv mi wen mi fain out se Jamieka a spen wan bilyan dala evri ier pan farin ier.
I was appalled to learn that Jamaica imports one billion dollars' worth of foreign hair every year.
It seems as if ordination requires a higher level of sanctity than mere commissioning. And women are, apparently, unable to achieve this level of holiness. Men are genetically disposed to piety, it would seem. But the evidence is disputable.