The utter generosity of the poor humbles us. They give rice to every mendicant even when their rice is getting over. That is what needs to be understood - their greatnes and their richness. That is what they are defined by. That they are impoverished is what defines us.
We are the cause of that poverty - and the onus is on us to share deeply and completely. (email@example.com)
village is just a nice sounding term coined by people who have no
intention of the globe being or becoming a village. It was only meant to
fool the naive and simpleton villagers.
it suited us, the elite of this country, to beleive it. we reaped the
benefits of globalisation, and said that the villager would 'also gain' !
even today many developmet-wallahs are promoting cellphones and
connectivity as their solution - because
it will give the villager a better market ! he has no water, the
pesticide situation is causing him to drink it up ... and these peddlers
peddle cell phone solutions ...
the elite of our country are in many ways even more naive than
simpleton villagers. And a lot more cunning in other ways, making short
Aparna KrishnanThe west and the elite of this country together have built a trap for the poor that has seduced them totally.
Aparna Krishnanthe elite of this country 1.look down on the poor 2. sell them for a song.