RICH PEOPLE (Corona Series, Episode 17)

I clean around the hall of Mr. Patrick Menka, a third generation business tycoon, as he pours out his anger through a telephone conversation. He is in the upper class and frustrated and the non-judgmental me only worked with my senses. My ears sucking in the frustration from a world of riches unknown to mine. So all I’ll do is share his point of view without as much as a comment talk less of my views. How do people utilize their brains? There is a pandemic out there and even great nations are shivering but people are refusing to stay indoors in order to flatten the curve. When we talk about how ridiculous and unthinking they are being, they call us out for being rich. Can you believe that? Being rich is not a crime, it is only the low self confidence and lazy folks who will talk with intimidation just to put out the fire of those who’ve worked hard to be rich. And they should not get us started on those who got rich by dubious means, there are those who are poor by dubious means too. Think about it. To laze about is dubious, to let people walk all over you is dubious, to make unthinking plans which lands you into poverty is dubious and to not aim higher, not push harder, are all dubious plans.
Poor people are blaming us, they’re blaming most of us for traveling and bringing back a virus to torment them. In this day and age of travel and see only barbarians will think it a crime to travel for good causes without knowing a pandemic was on the way. And I hate to say this, they must suck it up and stop the whining and the complaining and the sulking. I saw one full grown man in the news, collecting cans from a garbage site. He went on a pity party and the ridiculous journalist was encouraging him in his nauseating grumbling. It is because there is poverty the world over that there is a school system. Many wise heads took school seriously to climb from pits of poverty. But at 30 or so years, you go through a garbage site in a pandemic and blame hunger for your actions even when our tax monies are helping feed you for a while? I know what he’d say, he never got some of the food. It means he is not proactive enough to be at the right place at the right time. No food van will drive to a garbage site to share.
What annoys me is the fact that poor people think we’re not affected by Corona Virus. When our businesses are shut down and most of us have to still pay our staff and there is no production talk less of profit. And some people are cursing us for cutting them off when we’re also making huge loses. Even bigger industries and bigger nations are cutting people loose because of Covid19, how will some of us magically cope if we keep our non essential staff at this point? And the worst thing is the poor people flooding the streets making it impossible to flatten the curve to let things return to normal. It is almost as if they have no sense to think through obeying common instructions. “We’re hungry, what will our children eat? Etc…” Why can’t they see they’re no better off dead than hungry? Of what use will their deaths be to their children? I think their signature illiteracy in its higher percentage makes them dumb! Yes dumb! If not, they’d have seen what this virus did to Italy, they’d have seen what this virus is doing to the United States and they’d have seen what this virus did to China. Oh, my bad! Do they even listen to news? Poverty in itself is a big disease, why will they fear Corona Virus?
Now they even taunt us, claiming the virus has equalized us. A very funny story. I can buy myself a ventilator, well, had it not been for the fact that it is difficult to come by one now, I can afford to bring a doctor to my house for consultation. Which pauper can ever afford that? Even death is no leveller. If I die today, I’d be properly buried, either by 25 wise people or by a wealthy family who’d put me in a proper coffin for burial. How many paupers can be assured of that? And you call us equal? Equality might be in the grave, even that, well? I get to be visited there until the last person who knows me dies, what about the poor? Easily forgotten! I wonder how they never cease to stop running their mouths and comply to the directives. Left to me alone, they should be taught lessons by the security people. Whether slaps or good beatings, whatever will make them stay at home will be fine by me. I wonder how the law protects such idiots. Village folks!

Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia © May 1, 2020. Photo Credit: Google Pics

By amoafowaa

Just a simple Ghanaian trying to find the best in our society. I may be fun, I may be interesting, I may be funny, I may even be foolish or intelligent, but it is all based on the mood in which you find yourself. I believe our minds make us who we are. Know that, pain, no matter its 'unbearability', is transient. Unburden or delight yourself for a while in my writings please. And all corrections, advice and opinions are welcome. Know that you are the king, queen or royal on this blog. :)

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