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NEEDED: ALL ROUND Development

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Nobody can deny that things are getting better, All around the world, in spite of frightening presentations, especially wrt #Ecology, as excellently presented by #BBCEarth, etc.

What is happening is this:

The focus is economical upliftment of the already rich; #Democracy and particularly #Justice Smothered.

College aged people are Running after ‘love;’

Even the sedate Aditya TV, a Tamil comedy channel, presents it in a ‘series,’ as seen above. Created with GIMP

And Colleges are busy dishing out ways to ‘earn’ and to Get better jobs.

#Journalists too, hiding behind Trained Smiles and Brash voices, forever Self proclaiming to be presenting Truth, are Merely Securing their #Salaries.

MOST people seem to have Forgotten things like Being Humane, Decency, Values, Morality, JUSTICE, Freedom, Democracy, etc.

Hence Needed: All-round development.

To give the idea, I liked this picture.

IN THIS, I BELIEVE #MEDIA CAN DO WONDERS.

Below: The graphic says: A people who do not Lift up their voice Against evil, Will Lift the Biers of its loved ones.

My Dear #media, MAKE Yourselves into the IVth Column again!

Don’t tell me you already ‘are’ that. What you are today is like the columns of #Delphi, good only for ‘Time-pass,’ that favourite of India.

A STORY:

In the book ‘#REMO, Unarmed n Dangerous,’ by Warren-Murphy, We have the #Diamondtoothed villain, introduced as Shooting a journalist (ends unpleasant reportings, see?).

THE POINT:

Thus conceded, Journalism is Dangerous. Dammit, ANY form of Opening the mouth is dangerous.

#Samriddhi Sakunia, #Sandeep Kothari, #Jagendra Singh, #Narendra Tapolkar, #Govind Pansare, #MM Kalburgi, #Gauri Lankesh and More… All who Opened their mouths and got Killed for their pains, are all True #MARTYRS.

…A fellow had headed groups killing Muslims, speaks of it in a ‘sting’ operation. A link to that video is given below, followed by part of what he admitted:

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MORE POINTS:

The Indian #JUDICIARY is Ganpatrai (Gand phat raha hai) on #Firecrackers, and #StubbleBurning, #Child Rape, #Lynching, etc.

HOW LONG do you hope to put a (temporary) stop to #constructionwork, #vehiculartraffic, etc, without addressing #stubbleburning and #firecrackers? Till the Next Harvest/Diwali?

Why does not the #supremecourt Order the #uniongorement to Aid the #StubbleProblem, instead of vanity projects like the #Vista and #Delhi’s #SecondAirport?

Would anybody care/dare to inform increase in bronchitis/asthma cases at this time?

Does even #media think, or want to say, that Smoke is Not affecting ‘their’ children n families?

The #supremecourt of India seems to have an awl up its backside, in the form of ‘their’ families being affected. Why else would this august body, which cares zilch about ‘Gang Rapes,’ speak repeatedly about #AirQuality in Delhi?

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CONCLUSION:

It is Time to Rethink #JournalisticObjectivity. The Whole Idea behind that was that people would ‘decide’ for themselves. The Problem is that Indians, by and large, are the Most Apathetic of people. Left to them, my Dear #Journos, the honest among you would all be burnt to death, one by one, and the Cowards would be left to Live with that on their #Conscience, a Very Heavy burden, – Google it if you want.

It is Time to Emphasise the idea of #Journalism is to

‘Serve as a Watchdog over those in power, PARTICULARLY THE #JUDICIARY.’

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in which I include #judges and #officials.

The #media is not just an estate a column. It is a Cannon, Powerful.

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Ok, it is Not going to be easy.

But the #media Speaking Up on Social issues is a Must.

#Journos are Also #FamilyPeople and #Citizens. #Bronchitis, #Asthma, do not spare members of the #judiciary or #journalists.

#Media has to let India Know, by way of Regular Hints, of the Pressure put by the Union gorement on them, and the Failings of the #JUDICIARY.

Sanjeev Bhatt, a Very senior ranking police officer, has been jailed by modi, for speaking up, right from about 2002.

It is Either Speaking Up and putting the Neck on the block,

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Dealing Bronchitis and Asthma in the children, etc, and even Worse, as Time gets by.

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Strength

A Must read for those who have suffered sexual abuse.

To add, I would say altogether too many people might be victims. Remember, I speak as a catholic priest, privileged to have received the confidence of thousands.

I too have suffered that, particularly during my Youth; though Not of the Severe kind. By God’s Grace, it has not weighed down on me. I think one of the main reasons would have been my being on ‘Fire’ in my subject.

Having given some of my personal sharing, I would say Anna’s this article is, to repeat, A Must Read.

ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse

Weakness vs. Strength - Our Side of Suicide

Image courtesy of Our Side of Suicide http://www.oursideofsuicide.com/2016/05/09/weakness-vs-strength/

Some abuse victims want as adults only to forget their past.  That is an entirely legitimate response, and their prerogative.

By contrast, a surprising number of us want to use our suffering to ease the suffering of others.  We want to make something purposeful – even beautiful – out of what was painful and ugly.  That is a lofty goal which may or may not be achievable [1].

In either case, a few things should be clear.

A Strong Spirit

“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak” (Isaiah 40: 29).

Those who somehow survive abuse – physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and neglect or domestic violence – have a strong spirit.  This is true no matter the scars we carry forward from abuse or the fears abuse bequeathed to us. We would not otherwise be…

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India n the Olympics, A

The Union gorement of India cannot take ANY credit, whereever the Indian Athletes/Sportspersons have done well.

How can they, when they have Cut the Sports-Budget by More than 230 Crores of INR, of course. That is 2.3 Billion.

They choose to spend (see attachment) on something called the Vista, a new home for the prime minister modi.

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Look at a similar one:

In the meatime, modi eats INR 14,000 meals, and dresses like Akbar. That poor fellow was only an emperor, as against modi who is the pm of a democracy. modi does one better than Akbar, changing (10 Lakh=1Mil) suits FOUR times a day, to Akbar’s Three changes.

The Indian Women’s Hockey team’s captain’s father is a Cart hawker. What meals must this captain, and the team, and other Athletes n Sportspersons be having?

Her house:

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Thus, We cannot prevent modi, the bjp and its ministers crowing. But the credit is Not theirs.

What controls the Masses?

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NOT wholly true. Whether it was the british in India, hitler or afghanistan, in all of which places the gorement had controlled education, all of them (mentioned above) got thrown out.

IT IS THE APATHY AND FEAR ‘IN’ THE MASSES THAT ‘GETS’ THEM CONTROLLED.

…What you say, Imran, is true, but not wholly true! 🙂

Following:

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COOPERATION and Texas

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From Mastadon:

Phil Landmeier (ᚠ) @shuttersparks@social.isurf.ca

As we watch events in Texas unfold, bear in mind that Texas “seceded” from the US national electrical grid in order to avoid federal regulation. They privatized their grid into the hands of a few wealthy people. As a result there are only two limited interconnects making it impossible for surrounding states to share power to keep Texas afloat in terms of electric power.
All this suffering in Texas should not be happening. The grid in Texas is intact, they just don’t have generation capacity. If Texas had remained part of the US grid, power from as far away as California, Washington, West Virginia, Tennessee, Florida, could be routed to Texas. Looking at the real-time data here, the US grid is running at more than 200 GW below capacity. There’s enough power to hold up two states of Texas even if Texas had no generation at all. But we can’t send them power.

Keep this in mind when rich people trick the public, and politicians about privatization,

and spout garbage like “going it alone, in keeping with the pioneering spirit of the USA”. No. Organized cooperation is power. Going it alone is weakness.
Don’t believe in cooperation? Study how the Roman army was organized. It was all about very tightly organized cooperation, starting with an individual soldier and those to his immediate left and right. This is how 8,000 Romans could take on 80,000 and methodically slaughter the 80,000 with zero losses.

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