In India, there is peaceful coexistence of domestic animals and humans. It is inevitable given the almost animal like living conditions of so many Indians.
We are poor by choice. Poverty has become a state of mind. The little that the government does is frittered away by its own corrupt officials and bureaucracy.
And in the midst of all this, is the tragic apathy of city dwelling middle class and rich to the plight of the underprivileged who are easily labelled as lazy and thieves. It is almost impossible to think of God on a hungry stomach, how then can we expect the exploited to act responsible?
I urge you to play your role (small or big) in removing poverty and illiteracy from our land. How about shouldering the education of two poor kids?
You’ve hit at the heart of a tough one. We have the capability to improve things but we don’t. Still looking for a solution.
“We are poor by choice” – so true