Brother T has written, Powerfully, of how Many People are Victims of
Most of Us look ‘Down’ upon them, Worse, We simply Ignore them.
Lots of VALUES are Involved in this: As presented here, one, people who
do not ‘Bother’ about How their children are growing up, and two, people
for whom Money is Enough.
W-H-O INSTILLS VALUES IN US?
In North India, generally, (catholic) Priests (and Nuns) Constantly
Visit Families, All Families. This is particularly True in what is known
as the ‘Adivasi belts,’ Jharkhand, Madhya Pradseh, Chhattisgarh, etc.
A (Spiritual) Leader visiting them, on a Normal and Regular basis,
irrespective of money in the bank or position, gives the People a Sense
of Self Worth. And Values are Instilled, without many words getting
A politician does not even Think of Values. Only Religious Leaders can
What has happened is that catholics, especially in India, opening N-u-
m-e-r-o-u-s schools, where Values could and should have been taught,
fell prey to giving the Children Watered down, Bookish morals, and that
too Just for Exams.
We have become what my Father used to call ‘Educated’ Fools!
“You know in this hotel room they have food every day and I knock on the door. Every day they open tha door to let me see the party, let me see that they throwin’ salami, throwin’ food around telling me there’s no food. Every day. I’m standing outside tryin to sing my way in- “We are weak, please let us in. We’re weak, please let us in.” After about a week that song is gonna change to, “We’re hungry, we need some food.” After two, three weeks it’s like “Give me some of that food! I’m breakin down that door.” After a year it’s like, “I’m pickin’ the lock, comin’ through the door blastin.” It’s like, “I’m hungry”
– Tupac Shakur
It is my hope that we have a silent army building. The revolution will not be televised. But I see the replies I get, and it gives…
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