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Happy Dependence Day!

By on Aug 14, 2011 in Wisdom | 8 comments

I was at a traffic signal yesterday waiting for the signal to turn green. Three poor kids, with torn clothes and all the dirt over their bodies approached me trying to sell me the Indian national flag memento. Before they could start their sales pitch, I had to leave because the signal turned green. I felt sad – not because I couldn’t buy the flag from them but because of the fact that even after several decades of ‘Independent India’, there are tens of lakhs of people in this country who’ve to spend their day for less than Rs. 5 ( ~ $0.01 ). I’ve already decided that I will not celebrate 15 August as Independence day; because I believe we never had our Independence. Several years ago, the British got bored of staying in India as they had already stolen most of its wealth and there were growing protests and fasts by Indians. So they did what made...

In the end, only money matters

By on Aug 15, 2009 in Wisdom | 8 comments

Here’s another comment upgraded to a post. Superblog reader ‘kaka’ posted following comment on my post “Why Should I Stay In India?” – US is alaways a better place to be.we indians a too patriotic about our country, which is not helping us in any manner and we are making ourselves narrow minded. At the end money is what matters, if you can earn more money in india then go ahead, if in us then go ahead. Remember money can solve most of our problems. the rest of the problems can be solve by changing our attitude. I thought of upgrading this comment to a post because the comment was made on Independence Day. I won’t express my personal opinion on the comment right away. I wish to know your views on what’s being said in the comment. “In The End, it’s the money that matters”. What do you say? Tell me. –The Big...