Throughout the world, the trend in people's attitude is changing. Information which was earlier restricted due to limitations is now flowing free, thanks to technological advancements which has changed lives of people accessing smart phones (more than 50% of world population still doesn't have access to internet). World is now local in real, but is unrestricted in virtual world cruising at light speed on information highway. A good example is: Google processes 3.5 billion searches per day. Unbelievable! Interestingly even in this 21st century, a quarter percentage of world population (around 1.75 billion people) still do not have access to electricity. A contrasting development (with 'n' number of reasons for non development).
Majority of peoples attitude (99%) is limited to economic perspective in thinking because that is what is being projected in their minds every day starting from education since childhood to employment in adulthood. Its a race where the best horse is always celebrated only for that day. People always fall prey to this program.
And the internet in this century is creating a social networking generation which believes that being social in virtual world is a cool thing and is more important than to speak to another human being next to him. There is no surprise these days that a husband and a wife message each other even living in the same house. Technology has changed lives. In another side of the world, a farmer who was daily cheated by brokers earlier to sell his produce at a filthy rate is now more well informed with the advent of forming groups to keep themselves up to date with reality in the market through the use of a simple SMS service. Farmer has become smarter. Technology has changed lives.
But of all the technological advancements of human history on planet Earth, there is a huge disturbing trend evolving these days, amidst silently in the background bypassing all structures. Prioritizing ones own economic activity (be it individual or companies or governments) is changing the lives of other side of that activity. Corruption, selfishness, lack of consensus.....so many ways of bypassing majority population's view is leading to a different outcome of planet Earth.
Everything on Earth is being misused in the name of development. Fishing is industrialized. Forest cover is depleting. Water is being polluted. We are breathing chemicals. Education system is rotting as the system is generating workforce who can meet the supply demand of brutal economic structure. Rich are becoming more rich whereas poor will always remain poor. Freedom is only a word but in real everyone is restricted. Human rights are in Government books but abusing of humans when exercising rights is a terrible fact. Terrorism is sponsored to control lot of hidden things. Population is breeding but natural resources are depleting at a faster rate. Artificial world and virtual world is the new real world and real world is nowhere near real and is considered artificial. Corruption is the new king. Looting people is the new norm. War is business. Peace is an illusion.
But who are to be blamed for all this? We humans share equal space with other living creatures on Earth and do not own it (can anyone really own a piece of land on Earth? Does humans have such power to own anything on Earth? A big joke!). Governments are also made up of people and then why do we have so many problems with people with authority whom we have bestowed powers so loyally? Why when all the information is available with all the Governments of the world (along with smart-phone, social-networking people) regarding all the mess up of planet Earth which is effecting every living creature on Earth, why this selfishness in acting for the right cause?
To sum up the current world crisis, Ansel Adams, the american photographer and environmentalist put everything in right words...
"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment."
All the media brain washing and the flowing tons of useless news through social networking channels, the dumb political propagandists and dictatorships can never ever prove truth as false even if it is accepted by those majority ignorant denizens of the world.....truth always remains truth whatever the state of the world affairs maybe...
US is being blunt in its approach at the UN and proving its point so blindly that it wants to be listened when it doesn't do the same with others (so is China in some cases)......Let the world leaders prove their claim for a unified world and shun idiocy at its footsteps.
What is a UNO platform when only some players try to dominate the game? A selfish game to the core. All the countries should voice their opinions wisely on all world affairs at stake as it matters everyone on earth including the plants, animals and every other living creature sharing its space in the world that do not get to voice their thoughts. Be wise. Let United Nations win.
Libyan's were entitled for free education, stipend for unemployed citizens, were given subsidized home loans, were getting a share of money from their own national resources (oil), were self reliant...Gaddafi planned an alternative currency to move away from dollar trading, he proposed United States of Africa (USA) to unify all African nations and outrightly stopping all foreign intervention in African domestic affairs and this created chaos in the West....a pretext in the name of WMD's and all the bullshit ended life in Libya. Now millions are suffering because they are free of their leader whom the Big powers eliminated openly sending a signal that any act of freedom will be suppressed...and the game goes on
“What is important is the art of meditation. The word 'art' means to put everything in its right place. Putting everything in our daily life in the right place, is the art of meditation. When there is in our daily life order, righteous behaviour and a mind that is completely quiet, then the mind will find out for itself whether there is the immeasurable. Until you find that which is the highest form of holiness, one's life is dull, meaningless, as most people's lives are. And that is why right meditation is absolutely necessary, so that the mind is made young, fresh, innocent. The word 'innocency' means a mind that is incapable of being hurt. All that is implied in meditation, which is not divorced from our daily living. In the very understanding of our daily living meditation is necessary. That is, to attend completely to what we are doing. When you talk to somebody, the way you walk, the way you think, what you think, to give your attention to that. That is part of meditation.”
Answer to the recent Chinese TV skit show....what a funny cheap Chinese media tactic which failed miserably! Keep up your rhetoric China. Seems you have no other work right now...ha ha ha...Bull Shit can be replaced with China S#@t easily.
China's misadventures are continuing and it has conflicts with all its neighbors except Pakistan. China talks about peace with everyone but also walks into aggression when it feels lost. Its tongue twisting and dual standards are clearly visible with its conflicts in East China Sea, South China Sea, Tibet, Himalayas and else where.
China's bullshit is well appreciated by its PLA (who are the default approvers) where it makes a self goal by brining some 19th century irrelevant treaty into picture to prove its point but also contradicts itself when it has to maintain the same treaty by putting aside the same stating that it doesn't have to abide by it. Biting its tongue and still smiling outside with the pain inside for the mistake.
Aggression isn't going to bring peace. It is understanding and mutual respect when dealing with your neighbors that can bring peace.
Does Chinese population ever have freedom to express their thoughts or will to do what they want to do? NO.
Strangely it is the only country where the military is more patriotic and inclined towards its party (communist) than to the country in the first place.
The Chinese government communication arm (Global Times & Xinhua) are always on hyper media over drive bringing war rhetoric and issuing threats without realizing that not everyone is too serious about its media hype.
In actual, China tends to lose much if it tries a misadventure with India. India has nothing to lose and will get rid of useless, double standard, tongue biting, jealous neighbor forever and will reduce its burden of using third grade material and trade gaps. For India there are tens of countries ready to do business as India is a consumption market compared to Chinese manufacturing only business where it is trying to sell its goods to other countries by building roads directly into other countries and funding them in turn by employing Chinese only labor etc etc... Some of the countries have fallen into Chinese debt trap without second thought (which is the actual Chinese strategy into making countries kneel to its dictate).
In the short turn, China may be at an advantage but the long turn has sustainability issue with not a bright future in place.
So, this is a warning China! Don't over act and be smart. You have nothing to lose if you are good with others. You know that EGO hurts its own self very tight.
You need other countries for your survival and not the other way round.
"The known is the memory, the experience, the knowledge which has shaped the mind, the brain, all our activity is within the field of the known. The known is the past and in that there is no possibility of creativity. So thought cannot possibly bring about this release of creative energy. The release of creative energy comes into being only when thought remains in the field of the known, and never moves over. So the known as the yesterday, the unknown as the tomorrow, must move together harmoniously all the time then creativity takes place. I wonder if you get this. And when one realises, not verbally, not sentimentally, not ideologically but actually, as the fact, then the mind is free from the known and therefore is free absolutely from fear. And therefore the movement in harmony between the known and the unknown is creativity. And that, to me, is the significance, the meaning of life."