There are things in this world against which the force of arms alone are useless; things that can only be defeated by weapons of the soul. Stories are weapons on the soul. - Para (Credo Mutwa)

“Tuzu” is a Shona word that is challenging to translate from the Shona language, which this author grew up speaking. At best, it comes to “sitting like a stupid sitting duck” or “chilling like a clueless ignoramus” or “standing and blinking like a…” – you get the idea. In this book, I hope that we all come face to face with ourselves, and what amounts to our endless “onion peeling” revelation of our own limited capacity to reason well through the unknown future. What remains is whether we judge ourselves honestly and kindly or we run from the reflection in the mirror either through dishonesty or harshness.

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