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You can't use law and order to solve traditional conflicts!

July 31 2002 at 8:37 PM
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Sepik Justice 

Response to Stone or Stoned Mentality?


Although I don't agree with everything you have said I must say that I agree with you with one thing.And that is that the problems in the Highlands today are brought about because traditionally highlanders solved their problems by fighting each other until both sides are satisfied and feel they want to resolve their differences.Usually that happens after lots of lives and property are lost and destroyed respectively.

I beleive by stepping in the government is only making the situation worse.It is realy not a bad idea to let them solve it by themselves.Maybe we should all stand aside and look and see them fight each other until they are satisfied.I believe the more lives lost the more closer they will be to finding an amicable and long lasting solution to their problems.

If I was PM I would most probably have done that!Firstly because it would only inflame the situation if we try to stop them from fighting.And secondly because it is basically a waste in government resources,time and money.Thirdly and finally after letting the police in the scenario has not improved an iota.Also I believe the fighting does not threaten the sovereignty of PNG as in Bouganville.They are only humans and after losing so much lives they will probably come to their senses and stop!

Sepik Justice

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