Of course, there's disagreement, ... We're watching a political process unfold, a process that has encouraged debate and compromise -- a constitution that was written in a society in which people recognize that there had to be give and take.
After intense debate and discussion, whereupon the guiding question was whether we compromise with or take on the ZANU-PF dictatorship ... the council resolved to stay out of the ZANU-PF senate project,
The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
The test of a successful person is not an ability to eliminate all problems beforethey arise, but to meet and work out difficulties when they do arise. We must bewilling to make an intelligent compromise with perfection lest we wait foreverbefore taking action. It's still good advice to cross bridges as we come to them.
They have been debating for a year the question of covering everyone . . . and yet it appears that the legislative compromise will only provide $144 million through the new employer assessment . . . in its first three years.