Minimising the risks in blogging

Putik Lada
By FOONG CHENG LEONG

from:The Star

BLOGGING has become the new way of life of Malaysians. It is without doubt a new form of media where a large number of the public refer to these days in addition to the mainstream media.

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Dinosaur Shafie: Blogs not doing any good

KUALA LUMPUR: Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal has hit out at blogs, saying they made the recent demonstrations worse.

He also described the culture of believing everything one read in blogs to be the truth as unhealthy and what made it worse was that the inaccurate information was passed on to others.

“One post may say a person stole RM10 and that amount might end up being RM100 when it got around. That is how inaccurate blogs can be,” he said after the ministry’s monthly assembly at the National Museum yesterday.

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Of the new ‘monkeys’ on the blog

Of the new ‘monkeys’ on the blog

Extracts from Malaysiakini letter by Dr Hsu Dar Ren | Jun 2, 08

It was not too long ago that someone important labeled bloggers as monkeys! Bloggers were labeled as ‘irresponsible’ and accused of ‘lie-spreading’ never mind that the number one lie-spreader award should go to the mainstream media.

Suddenly, within the short period of 50 days after the election, blogs are mushrooming. No more worries of being labeled ‘anti-government’ – these politicians have opted to join the ranks of the ‘monkeys’. They have decided to join us in the ‘jungle’.

I blogged about our ideology – which is to create a fair, equal and multiracial society. I believe in that ideology and I have never veered from that.

I have blogged about an awareness of good governance, freedom and equality. I like to believe that I have done my little bit to make the world a better place.

I feel vindicated by this sudden mushrooming of the blogs and I am sure my fellow ‘monkeys’ in the old blogosphere will feel the same vindication – those who criticised blogs before are now rushing in to create their own blogs.

To these new kids (or shall I say new monkeys) on the ‘blog’, I say welcome to the blogosphere. It will be interesting to see how these politicians, because whatever is written serves as a record for posterity, and whatever they advocate, they cannot turn around and say ‘I never said so’.

Blogging is really a test of one’s sincerity and conscience. Do not blog just for the sake of blogging and do not blog just because it is now fashionable to do so.

People & Revolution (in Burmese)

People & Revolution

 

လူထုႏွင့္ေတာ္လွန္ေရး

စနစ္တခုမွစနစ္တခုသို႔ေျပာင္းလဲသည့္ မည္သည့္ေတာ္လွန္ေရး၌မဆို အခရာသည္ လူထုသာပင္ျဖစ္သည္။ လူထုႏွင့္ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးသည္ တသားတည္းရွိေနရမည္ျဖစ္ျပီး၊ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားက်င့္သံုးရမည့္ အေရးၾကီးဆံုးအခ်က္မွာ လူထု၏ လိုအပ္ခ်က္၊ေတာင္းဆိုခ်က္ႏွင့္ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအရွိန္တို႔ ဟန္ခ်က္ညီမွဳရွိေစရန္ ေဆာင္ရြက္တတ္ျခင္း ျဖစ္ပါသည္။

တခါက ႏိုင္ငံေရးႏွင့္ ဒႆနိကေဗဒ ပညာရွင္ၾကီးျဖစ္သူ ကြန္ျဖဴးရွပ္အား ေအာင္ျမင္ေသာစစ္ပြဲတခုတြင္ လိုအပ္သည့္အေျခအေနမ်ားကားအဘယ္နည္းဟု ေမးျမန္းခဲ့ၾကရာတြင္ လူထုေထာက္ခံမွဳ၊ လက္နက္ခဲယမ္းႏွင့္ စားနပ္ရိကၡာ ဟူ၍ ျပန္လည္ေျဖၾကားခဲ့ေၾကာင္း၊ ထို (၃) မ်ိဳးထဲမွ တခုအားဖယ္ရွားခိုင္းရာ လက္နက္ဟုဆို၍၊ ေနာက္တခုအားထပ္မံဖယ္ရွားခိုင္းရာ စားနပ္ရိကၡာ ဟုဆိုခဲ့ေၾကာင္း ေလ့လာမွတ္သားဖူးပါသည္၊ ဤသည္ကို ၾကည့္ျခင္းျဖင့္ လူထုသည္ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးတရပ္၏ အေရးပါေသာ ေျပာင္းလဲမွဳကို ျဖစ္ေစမည့္ အဓိကအင္အားျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း သိသာလွပါသည္။

ျမန္မာျပည္မွ သန္းေပါင္းမ်ားစြာေသာ ျပည္သူလူထုသည္ စစ္အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ဆိုး၏ ဖိႏွိပ္မွဳဒဏ္ကို ဆိုး၀ါးစြာ ခံစားေနၾကရပါသည္။ ျပည္သူအမ်ားစုမွာ ဆင္းရဲႏြမ္းပါးမွဳ၊ ငတ္ျပတ္မွဳ၊ ကေလးသူငယ္မ်ားအာဟာရခ်ိဳ႕တဲ့မွဳ၊ ဖြားေသႏွဳန္းျမင့္မားမွဳ၊ ငါးႏွစ္ေအာက္ကေလးငယ္မ်ား ေသဆံုးႏွဳန္းျမင့္မားမွဳ၊ လူ႔သက္တမ္းတိုမွဳ၊ ကူးစက္တတ္ေသာ ေရာဂါမ်ားျဖစ္ပြားႏွဳန္းျမင့္မားမွဳ၊ လံုေလာက္ေသာ က်န္းမာေရးေစာင့္ေရွာက္မွဳႏွင့္ ပညာေရး ၀န္ေဆာင္မွဳမ်ား မရွိမွဳ၊ လွ်ပ္စစ္မီးျပတ္ေတာက္မွဳ၊ သန္႔ရွင္းေသာေရမရရွိမွဳ၊ အလုပ္အကိုင္အခြင့္အလမ္းရွားပါးမွဳ၊ ၀င္ေငြနည္းပါးမွဳစသည့္ ဖြံံ႕ျဖိဳးမွဳ ေနာက္က် ေႏွာင့္ေႏွးျခင္း ဆိုင္ရာ ျပႆနာမ်ိဳးစံုကို ခါးစည္းကာ ခံေနၾကရပါသည္။ ထိုမွ်မကေသးပဲ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးခ်ိဳးေဖာက္ခံရမွဳ၊ အလုပ္သမားအခြင့္အေရးခံစားခြင့္ မရွိမွဳ၊ ကေလးစစ္သားမ်ားအျဖစ္ သြတ္သြင္းခံရမွဳ၊ စာနယ္ဇင္းလြတ္လပ္ခြင့္မရွိမွဳ ဆိုသည့္ စနစ္ပိုင္း ဆိုင္ရာ အခြင့္အေရးဆံုးရွံဳးမွဳမ်ားကိုလည္း ၾကံဳေတြ႔ေနၾကရပါသည္။ ထို႔အျပင္ မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးေရာင္း၀ယ္ ေဖာက္ကားမွဳ၊ လူကုန္ကူးမွဳ၊ သဘာ၀ပတ္၀န္းက်င္ ပ်က္သုဥ္းမွဳ၊ ျပည့္တန္ဆာအျဖစ္သြပ္သြင္းခံရမွဳ၊ ေလာင္းကစားယဥ္ေက်းမွဳ ထြန္းကားမွဳ၊ လာဘ္ေပးလာဘ္ယူမွဳ စသည့္ အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးစနစ္ အားနည္းျခင္းေၾကာင့္ ျဖစ္ေသာ ေနာက္ဆက္တြဲအေျခအေနမ်ားကို လည္း ေန႔စဥ္ လူေနမွဳဘ၀တြင္ ၾကံဳေတြ႔ေနၾကရပါသည္။

ယင္းသို႔ေသာ အေျခအေနမ်ိဳးတြင္ ျပည္သူလူထု၏ ႏွလံုးသားအတြင္း၌ ဒီမိုကေရစီစနစ္ကို လိုလားေတာင့္တလာၾကပါသည္။ လူထု၏ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးေရခ်ိန္ကို နားလည္ေသာ နအဖကလည္း ဒီမိုကေရစီဆိုေသာ စကားလံုးကို ထည္လဲသံုး၍ အတုအေယာင္ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို အစားထိုးေပးရန္ ေျခလွမ္းျပင္ပါေတာ့သည္။ ဒီမိုကေရစီလမ္းျပေျမပံုၾကီးထြက္လာပါသည္။ ဖြဲ႕စည္းပံုအေျခခံဥပေဒမူၾကမ္းၾကီးကို အျပီးသတ္ပါသည္။ လူထုဆႏၵခံယူပြဲႏွင့္ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲျပဳလုပ္မည့္ အခ်ိန္ကာလကို ေၾကျငာပါသည္။ တျပိဳင္တည္း ေၾကျငာျခင္းျဖင့္ ဦးတည္တိုက္ခိုက္လာႏိုင္သည့္အားကို ႏွစ္ျခမ္းခြဲထုတ္လိုက္ျခင္း၊ လူထုတိုက္ပြဲလမ္းေၾကာင္းမွ ေသြဖည္သြားျခင္းတို႔ ျဖစ္ေစရန္ ျမားတစင္းႏွင့္ ငွက္ႏွစ္ေကာင္ ပစ္ခ်လိုက္သကဲ့သို႔ပင္ျဖစ္သြားပါသည္။ ထို႔အျပင္ ဥပေဒမူၾကမ္းကို ေထာက္ခံမွသာ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲက်င္းပ၍ ရသည္ ျဖစ္ပါလ်က္ တျပိဳင္နက္တည္း က်င္းပမည္ ေၾကျငာျခင္းမွာ တနည္းဆိုလွ်င္ မူၾကမ္းကို အတည္ျဖစ္သြားေစရန္ မျဖစ္ျဖစ္ေအာင္ ျပဳလုပ္မည္ဆိုသည့္ သေဘာပါေနျပီး ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ “ No Vote” ႏွင့္ “Vote No” ကိစၥ ဤေနရာတြင္ အက်ယ္မခ်ဲ႕လိုေတာ့ပါ။ ဆႏၵခံယူပြဲႏွင့္ ပတ္သက္၍ကေတာ့ ယခုအခ်ိန္တြင္ ကန္႕ကြက္မဲေပးရန္နည္းလမ္းတခုသာ က်န္ပါသည္။ သို႔ေပမယ့္ ထိုတနည္းကိုသာလွ်င္ အႏိုင္ဖဲသတ္မွတ္လွ်င္ေတာ့ မွားပါသည္။ အႏိုင္ဖဲမဟုတ္ႏိုင္ပါ။ သို႔ရာတြင္ ျပည္သူလူထု၏ အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ဆန္႔က်င္ေရးစိတ္ဓာတ္ကို လွံဳ႕ေဆာ္ေပးႏိုင္သည့္ အရွိန္ယူပြဲ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ အာဏာရွင္တို႔ ကလိန္ကက်စ္နည္းျဖင့္ မူၾကမ္းကို အတည္ျပဳသြားလွ်င္လည္း တိုက္ပြဲကား ျပီးေသးသည္ မဟုတ္ပါ။

ဆႏၵခံယူပြဲျပီးလွ်င္ဘာလုပ္ၾကမည္နည္း။ ေနာက္ဆံုး ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲျပီးလွ်င္ေကာ ဘာဆက္လုပ္မည္နည္း။ ထိုေမးခြန္းမ်ားကသာ အေရးၾကီးပါသည္။ ကလိန္ကက်စ္ ဖြဲ႕စည္းပံုမူၾကမ္းႏွင့္ လိမ္လည္လွည့္ဖ်ားေသာ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲတို႕မွ ေပၚေပါက္လာမည့္ ရုပ္ေသးအစိုးရသစ္သည္ ဖက္ဆစ္တို႕၏ ေရႊရည္စိမ္လြတ္လပ္ေရးကာလက ရုပ္ေသးအစိုးရႏွယ္ပင္ ျပည္သူလူထုအတြက္ မည္သို႕မွ် အက်ိဳးရွိေစမည္ မဟုတ္ပါ။ လူထုၾကီး အ၀ီစိငရဲတြင္းထဲမွ လွမ္းတက္ႏိုင္မည့္ အေျခအေနမ်ားကို ဖန္တီးေပးႏိုင္မည္ မဟုတ္ပါ။

ထိုငရဲတြင္းထဲမွ ျပည္သူလူထုအား ကူညီႏိုင္ရန္ က်ြႏု္ပ္တို႕ ဘာလုပ္ၾကမည္နည္း။ ဒီမိုကေရစီေတာ္လွန္ေရးအား ဆက္လက္ေဆာင္ရြက္ရင္း၊ လူထု၏ လိုအပ္ခ်က္မ်ားကို တတ္ႏိုင္သမွ် ၀ိုင္း၀န္းျဖည့္ဆည္းရန္ လိုအပ္လွပါသည္။ ဖြံ႕ျဖိဳးေရးဆိုင္ရာစီးပြားေရးပညာရွင္ စီးယားဆိုသူက လူသားလိုအပ္ခ်က္ ဗဟိုျပဳ ဖြံ႕ျဖိဳးတိုးတက္ေရး ( Human-needs centred development ) ရွိလာႏိုင္ေစရန္ လိုအပ္ေသာ အေျခအေန (၉)ခ်က္ကို ေထာက္ျပခဲ့ပါသည္။ ယင္းတို႕မွာ-

(၁) ပစၥည္းဥစၥာဆင္းရဲႏြမ္းပါးမွဳ ေလွ်ာ့ခ်ေရး

(၂) အလုပ္လက္မဲ့ဦးေရ ေလွ်ာ့ခ်ေရး

(၃) ညီမွ်မွဳ ျဖစ္ေပၚလာေစေရး

(၄) ႏိုင္ငံေရးဆိုင္ရာ ဒီမိုကေရစီအသြင္ကူးေျပာင္းေရး

(၅) စစ္မွန္ေသာ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္လြတ္လပ္ေရး

(၆) စာတတ္ေျမာက္မွဳႏွဳန္းေကာင္းမြန္ေရးႏွင့္ ပညာရည္ျမင့္မားေရး

(၇) အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားတန္းတူအခြင့္အေရးရရွိေရး

(၈) အနာဂတ္လိုအပ္ခ်က္မ်ားကို ျပည့္မီႏိုင္ေသာ sustainable စြမ္းရည္ရွိျခင္း ႏွင့္

(၉) လူတဦးခ်င္း လံုျခံဳေရး စသည္တို႔ျဖစ္ၾကသည္။

အဆိုပါအခ်က္မ်ားအား ျပည္တြင္းႏိုင္ငံေရးသမားမ်ား၊ ႏိုင္ငံေရးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ား၊ ျပည္ပအတိုက္အခံမ်ားမွ တတ္ႏိုင္သည့္ အခန္းက႑အေလ်ာက္ပါ၀င္ေဆာင္ရြက္ျခင္းျဖင့္ လူထု၏ လိုအပ္ခ်က္ကို ျဖည့္ဆည္းႏိုင္ပါသည္။ ႏိုင္ငံတကာအစိုးရမ်ား၊ အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားအေနျဖင့္လည္း ဆင္းရဲႏြမ္းပါးမွဳ ေလွ်ာ့ခ်ေရးအစီအစဥ္မ်ား ေရးဆြဲ၍ လိုအပ္ေသာအကူအညီမ်ား ေပးသင့္ပါသည္။ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးဦးေဆာင္မွဳ၏ လိုအပ္ခ်က္ (၇)ခ်က္တြင္ grassroots infrastructure မွာ ပထမဆံုးျဖစ္ျပီး၊ international connections မွာ ေနာက္ဆံုးအခ်က္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ဦးေဆာင္ေနသူမ်ား သတိျပဳသင့္ပါသည္။ ပထမဆံုးလိုအပ္ခ်က္၏ အေရးၾကီးဆံုးမွာလည္း လူထုေပၚတြင္သာ အေျခခံသျဖင့္ social analysis ကိုပထမဆံုး ျပဳလုပ္ရန္ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးက်မ္းဂန္မ်ားက အဆိုျပဳထားၾကသည္ျဖစ္ရာ၊ ပရိုပိုဆာႏွင့္ စတိတ္မင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေရးမ်ားေပၚတြင္ အားစိုက္ေနမွဳအား ေလွ်ာ့ခ်သင့္ပါသည္။

ခ်ဳပ္၍ဆိုရေသာ္ လူထုႏွင့္ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးသည္ တသားတည္းရွိေနမွသာ ေတာ္လွန္ေရးတရပ္သည္ ဆံုးခန္းတိုင္ေအာင္ႏိုင္မွဳကို ေပးမည္ျဖစ္ပါ၍ လူထုအတြက္ ႏိုင္ငံေရး ပလက္ေဖာင္းသည္ လိုအပ္လွပါေၾကာင္း ေရးသားလိုက္ရေပသည္။

ခင္မမမ်ိဳး (၄၊ ၄၊ ၂၀၀၈)

 

Why docs should keep dispensing medicine

Why docs should keep dispensing medicine

Comment by V.K. CHIN

PHARMACISTS are making another attempt to get the Health Ministry to stop doctors from dispensing, in other words selling medication to patients. They want to do the job as its members are better trained to do this.

The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society has been trying to have such separation of functions between its members and doctors for some years now but with little success so far.

Their present campaign is not likely to be successful due to several factors that remained unresolved over the years. The main concern is that there are insufficient pharmacists and pharmacies to enable patients to buy their medication.

This is mainly due to the shortage of qualified pharmacists as it was not a popular course until recently. Most of the early graduates were trained overseas and few were interested in this profession then.

Those with A-level science, for example, would prefer medicine or dentistry since there is greater scope – and, of course, status – in these two professions.

It was only in the last decade or so that medical schools were established locally to cater for the rising demand and such overseas training was also too expensive for many families.

Pharmacology has always been closely related to the study of medicine since those with health problems have to rely on medication to cure their conditions.

This is where pharmacists play a key role.

In the early days, most pharmacists were in government service since there was little opportunity for them to come out and start their own pharmacies. When patients wanted to buy medicine, they would just get it from their doctors.

This system has been in place for so long that patients would want to just go to a doctor for diagnosis and buy the medicine from the clinic. It was so convenient for them.

If doctors were forbidden to dispense medicine, it would not go down well with their patients.

This mindset would be hard to change unless legislation is introduced to force the issue.

But the ministry cannot ignore this public sentiment and perhaps for this reason, it is reluctant to introduce a new system anytime soon.

The ministry also has to take into consideration public convenience and the logistics involved in introducing such a scheme.

Even if an experiment should be conducted on the feasibility of such a change, it would still be difficult to cater to the needs of consumers. While there may be pharmacies in more developed parts of a city, they are not open 24 hours a day, unlike clinics.

For example, where are patients going to buy medicine in the early hours of the day after consulting a doctor? The only place they can get it is from the dispensary in the clinic.

The plan to separate functions between doctors and pharmacists may be good for the latter, but will it be in the best interest of the sick and the general public?

In the short-term, the number of pharmacists coming out to practise will be further curtailed since they now have to serve the three-year compulsory service in the government just like doctors and dentists.

This inclusion is strictly due to the dire shortage of pharmacists in government service and this is the only way the ministry can ensure healthcare to the people will not be disrupted.

Living in denial

 Living in denial

COMMENT in Star Online
By MARINA MAHATHIR

Denial is a dangerous trait to have because it blinds us to problems we need to confront in order to solve them

ALL the years I spent working on the AIDS issue, one of the biggest problems we faced in many countries including our own was denial.

When countries deny that_

  • they even had a problem,
  • or when, if they had a problem,
  • it was not big enough to warrant serious attention,

then national responses have nowhere to begin.

Indeed many of the countries that have some of the worst epidemics today started off being in denial, and then had to face facts once they became literally “in their faces”.

Denial is a dangerous trait to have because it blinds us to problems we need to confront in order to solve them. We act as if everything is fine and dandy and there is no need to find creative solutions to anything.

As a result, the problems continue to fester until one day they burst out into the open. Just like the AIDS epidemic, by the time that happens, the problem is hard to contain anymore and people who need not have suffered, do.

Denial is often also the first response of people who have been told they have a grave, maybe fatal, illness. They can’t believe it is happening to them so they try and put it out of their minds and refuse to get treatment.

The subsequent delay thus results in their illness becoming more advanced and treatment becoming more difficult, even ineffective. Then there is no use for regrets and “if onlys”.

I read some of the statements made by some of our current leaders these days and it reminds me of those struggles to get governments to understand the AIDS problems.

[My comment: Myanmar SPDC Junta and Myanmar Military are also in this DENIAL MODE. They even shamelessly declare that Military is the PARENTS (They used the word, father and mother) of the Myanmar citizens! So from where this SPDC and Tatmadaw came from? Are they bastards? Are they test tube babies? Have they ordered GOD to create directly them from something ? Or who are their spam and ovum doners? Do they purchase them from China? Singapore? Russia? India? Pakistan/ or North Korea?]

People at the top presume to understand what people at the lowest strata of society experience even when they live vastly disparate lives. They believe that everyone’s experience is the same as theirs.

Thus when some people are happy they have gotten some high-salaried job, they believe that everyone else is happy too, quite forgetting that others did not get that same job.

They also think that when they ask people if they are happy, they are going to get a response that is wholly truthful. Why should anyone tell the truth to someone who so obviously has no empathy with him or her?

I cannot help but see symptoms of denial in some of the so-called analyses of the last elections’ results. There is no better indication of this than when blame is placed on individuals who do not agree with them, rather than on self-reflection.

The most courageous admission to make is “we screwed up” but deniers rarely ever do this. That’s also because denial is a form of cowardice.

To face problems squarely and to admit that you yourself may be at fault is courageous. To then deal with the problems realistically and intelligently takes even more courage.

And courage is exactly what we need right now, not the fear factor. Our people have shown what courage they have, by leaping into the unknown and voting in people whose abilities they only suspect but do not know for sure. They deserve in return to be treated with respect, to be led courageously.

I used to bemoan the constant sacrifice of realistic and correct policies on HIV on the altar of political expediency. Nobody had the courage to do the right thing because they thought it would cost them their popularity, especially at the polls. As if saving lives could ever be an unpopular thing to do.

I see the same thing happening with almost everything these days but most especially in the political field.

The difference is that the politically expedient thing to do is to take those steps out of denial. Instead we find denial after denial, blindness after wilful blindness, deafness after deepening deafness.

How nice to live in a world where we see nothing and hear nothing, where we live in splendid isolation. How comforting to see obvious losses as wins, to see obsequiousness as respect. If only all of us could live such cocooned lives.

 

Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy

by speakofthemind

Posted by DYMM Raja Petra   

Hypocrisy and hypocrites are everywhere
This is the world we are living in?
Where all the good people gone?

What is said, is not meant, and what is meant is not done
Smile for the sake of smiling, shake hands for the sake of shaking them
Nothing comes from the heart and soul.

This is the world we are living in
We say culture is important, we need to uphold them
At the same time, we are the one who breaks them, and use it where it suits us only

We are of human race, Homo sapiens, no doubt about that
Religion, ethnicity, caste and creed, now there is a doubt
Sense of belonging, to a group is most important that anything else in the world

Who do we belong to? What we belong to? Why?
Does it matter, if I’m a Jewish, and marry a Muslim?
Doest it matter, if I’m a Christian and converts to Buddhism?

Why it matters to many, and why it does not matter to some?
Why some say, they don’t have to belong to this group, and still live a good life?
The other says that this is what we are, and we should not change this!

What we are changing here? Is it the basic essence of ourselves that we are changing?
Are we changing a way of life or simply going out of this group, to live our own life?
Would this change, changes the balance of the universe forever?

Why the fear, my dear hypocrites of the world?
Have you not changed silently before, and then coming back to re-join?
Even being in the group, you still do not uphold the principles and philosophy of it.

Superficial, the outer layer, that’s what matters
Inner core, is not something that to be seen outside, and this can be forgotten
This is what happening, and this is what perceives to be important

We are unique, and yet we are same in many different ways
We force everyone else to believe, in what we believe in.
We believe that we need to bring back those who sway from this way

It is noble on how we save each other
How noble it can be if what we do, is actually destroying some one else’s happiness
We continue to do this, thinking we are saving them

What we are saving here?
Are we saving ourselves, as by not saving the “drifters” we will be damned?
Damnation of the self that is the greatest fear

What is there to fear?
We are made of flesh and blood bearing the soul that operates the body with our mind
Then where are all this religion, race, caste and creed here?

A way of life, this is how it all started
A guide for the people, to live in peace and harmony in this universe
What this has become now? Wage War to uphold this?

Hypocrites of the world!
Stop this lie and deceit in the name of religion, ethnicity, caste and creed
Don’t you see what this is doing to us, the human soul?

We are becoming soulless creatures, driven by this hypocrisy
We are becoming animals with religion, and culture
Why we are lying to ourselves and others?