South Africa:Zakes Mda’s Play ‘You Fool, How Can the Sky Fall’ Exposes Our Insatiable Need for a Leader

October 11, 2018
[Daily Maverick] It is evident that throughout history there have been far more bad leaders than good. Those who attempt to live up to the moral and ethical ideals of society are so rare that we cling to them feverishly when they appear, seemingly out of nowhere, to lead. And yet with so many bad examples of leaders and with the current zeitgeist of populism brought back by history's cyclical movement, Zakes Mda interrogates the reason we keep searching, tirelessly, for a leader.

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