Saturday, June 6, 2009

After Two Cocktails...

After two nice cocktails (courtesy Happy Hours) you definitely find out one thing- Why it is called the happy hours and also about the other things happening around.....

The racist attack on Indians have created a lot of news of late. People coming up with various reasons for the attack. The great debate on if it is that big a deal after all. The even bigger debate is if we should walk on the path of Gandhigiri or Bhaigiri i.e. use non violence or go around stabbing and beating every Australian on site.

Once again I am confused between right and wrong. Killing someone has to be wrong, right? But if its a Kasab that you want to kill is it wrong? Or is violence really just an outburst of your anger and nothing that is really thought about? Is Staying calm in a situation is something that is the wise thing to do?

Please don't get me wrong, I am not in support of people like Kasab. I firmly believe in the fact that we need to act and put an end to all this terrorism and racism. We need to start looking at each others as humans and not as Australians, Indians, Americans. Start working for the greater good.

The father of our nation preached non violence or Ahimsa but does Ahimsa hold the same meaning as it did back then. Ahimsa meant that you should react in a polite manner even to people who hurt you but has been made into a word used just for non violence. I mean is it ok to call a person a dumb f*** in the middle of the road as long as you don't shoot him down. I heard it once that the pen is mightier than the sword. Then does that mean that we can screw people all over and write whatever we want not taking into account there point of view. Will that not be a bit selfish but then again human being is a selfish animal.

Who knows but till then something more for you to think about......

"Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends."

And guess what.... Alcohol is a funny thing, it can start a conflict between your heart and your brain.... :)

6 comments:

As the Mind Meanders said...

I need a drink now... Why did you have to remind me... :-)

Jokes Apart...

Even the wise cannot see all ends... So true mate...

For many a times... wisdom too... comes blinded... and then undone...

Excellent post...

Subhayan "Wrahool" Mukerjee said...

how true ... man, my wramblingz ARE at risk ;), and cheese!!! u added my music blog onto ur indi network ... and i was thinking of removing that ...!!! thnx, but would appreciate if u removed that one and put in wramblingz instead ;)

Kaddu said...

Good post mate! I've heard that it's only after a drink or two that guys can hear the feeble voice of their heart... the are so conditioned to listening to their minds only na!

It's only with love & compassion that we can put an end to hatred. That's what Dumbledore taught. That's what Gandhiji taught. As they say, we all are made up of the same 5 elements, we're all part of the same supreme Oneness, different waves of the same ocean...

Subhayan "Wrahool" Mukerjee said...

@Kaddu

can't really agree with the Gandhiji thing ... he had his fundamentals all mixed up ... i cannot quite agree with a chap who, standing in the 20th century said something to the extent of "defence is the best offence"

SiD said...

quote a thought provoking question...althought Gandhi-giri was right in his own right...but I personally feel only Gandhi had the power to carry it off. I mean he was one of he powerful netas of all time.
Yet, we should set one good example to curb terrorism once in for all!!

And yes...Cheers!!!

writerzblock said...

Very intriguing post. Too many questions, one elusive answer!!

Keep writing!!