As shared by a Friend in Facebook, these Magnificent, Beautiful and Innocent Birds have become Prey to… Should We Not say Human Greed and Folly?
Greed in that Extra Yields are expected and desired. Folly in that the Yield is Not Healthy; it Harms both the Human Body and the Earth.
The Bird in a Stupor. Not able to Shake off these Red Ants, Nor able to fly away. Saravanan reports that the bird eventually died, As did the Ants, Also Poisoned by the Pesticide-mixed Water the Bird had taken!
They tried to save this one, as under. But this too gave up its ghost.
Photos shared by: Saravanakumar Ramachandran
Came across Two Cases of Defencelessness, in both cases those concerning Women. Though, in the first, it is Incidental. As Under:
A. It seems that these 4 Women, aged between 71 and 61, were ‘caught’ by these ‘brave’ policemen when they were trying to sell the Birds they had caught.
Image from Facebook.
Tax defaulters to the tune of Thousands of Crores are roaming Free, those who had Cheated the country are settled abroad and enjoying themselves, those who steal and sell Statues from Temples are Free, but…
Birds by the Thousands have died because of the Radiation from the Cell-phone towers; and Whole Species of Birds, especially the Indian House Sparrow, has practically Disappeared because of this. But…
Image from the Internet.
But these poor Women are Caught, because they are easy to ‘Catch,’ [ they can’t run too much, can they? 😦 ]. They are the prize catch of these policemen. And ‘they’ are sure to get some prizes for this. Yuck.
B. Came across this also, also in Facebook:
10 Countries where Women are Not Safe; and the Countries mentioned are: Afghanistan, The Congo, India, Somalia, Columbia, Egypt, Mexico, Brazil, Pakistan and Thailand, in that order.
…Some Images, (not in order), from the post by Screen capture:
Those who have ‘buried’ this Woman thus, Are they human being? And just how can they go about their business as if nothing has happened? …I Absolutely Admire, and Salute this Brave Woman, who is not showing even a Bit of Fear.
All these images too by screen capture as they were in a slide show.
And in the meantime, this person, jayalalitha, the current chief minister of Tamil Nadu, cannot speak without raising and pointing her finger!
Images from Facebook.
And We are supposed to be a Free, Democratic country. And Safe, too, I forgot to add. At least, they say We are Safe. Yuck again.
Do not know how True this is. But this is what this graphic says: That the bird died due to Bubble gum sticking to its beak, and it not being able to eat.
We should at least Think about this.
I also find the Other Bird Mourning thus really Heartbreaking. My Love and Sympathy to You, my Lovely Bird.
Optimism Always pays off; Optimism is Never Wasted! The Bird is the Proof!!!
Nice post from Gill! 🙂
*~* this bird waiting in the rain looking for the sun Gill McGrath© January 22 all day. Optimistic
Source: a picture of optimism
Burdens are Blessings!
I was gifted with this piece, and I thought it is worth sharing here;
There is a fable about the way birds ﬁrst got their wings. The story goes that initially they were made without them. Then God made the wings, set them down before the wingless birds, and said to them, “Take up these burdens and carry them.”
The birds had sweet voices for singing, and lovely feathers that glistened in the sunshine, but they could not soar in the air. When asked to pick up the burdens that lay at their feet, they hesitated at ﬁrst. Yet soon they obeyed, picked up the wings with their beaks, and set them on their shoulders to carry them.
For a short time the load seemed heavy and difﬁcult to bear, but soon, as they continued to carry the burden and to fold the wings over their hearts, the wings grew…
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