So deep is the hole that we have dug for ourselves that we have even lost the capability to distinguish between right and wrong (or right and left for that matter).
A steady diet of rhetoric and lies has eaten away the core of our humanity.
Wait, I am not asking us all to be righteous .. just be right, my friend.
My young cousin who stays in B'lore, he is very young - 6 years old - of which he spent the first 5 years in Florida. He went to a local grocery shop the other day - the proprietor rounded up the bill of Rs 49.5 to Rs 50. When my cousin asked for the change, the shop owner was shocked - how could somebody ask for 50 paise change?
So, my angry young cousin goes to his dad, my uncle and complains " .. but that guy was cheating".
He was right - he was indeed being cheated - and the fact that he could recognize overcharging as a crime is commendable - unfortunately most of us have lost this acumen. We consider over-charging, bribery, dada-giri, cheating in exams, corruption as part and parcel of our lives … we don't know the difference between right and wrong …..
Our education system has failed, our leaders have failed, they have failed us and now we have all failed.
I would rather fail in life than fail as a human. I just want to be right ..righteousness can come later.
Failure. Utter failure.
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