Friday, 8 January 2010

Pathetically Apathetic

Swami Nikhilaananda said:
"I am stumped - Don't know whether to call these people 'pathetic' or 'apathetic' "

I just happend to watch this really horrifying video clip on a news channel where a policeman covered in blood is writhing in pain, dying, with his hacked leg on his side, trying to sit up and falling back again while a convoy of a minister, with the "honourable" minister himself stand and watch - Not a single one of them helped!!!

How can anything like this happen? Leave alone being a minister, he was a human first, and the least that he could do is help out a fellow human being! Apparently the policeman was attacked by Naxals, another menace in the country. These are the very same politicians whose lives are protected by these men in khaki, and when they need help, they are not helped even. The only word that can be used to describe such people is "inhuman" - Someone who is not human. As long as we have apathetic people in the country, who ironically "lead" us, we will never be able to come out of poverty and misery, leave alone becoming a world super power! Disgusting, I must say. Oh, in case you are wondering what happened to the policeman, he died :-(

1 comment:

chrnth said...

The media was even more apathetic. They were telling that the naxals killed the wrong inspector... As if that reduces the gravity of their doing... It was still a murder! An explanation for a murder does not change the weight of the act...