Condeming Dichotomy


Leaders, politicians (and the punctuation is by design), spokespersons, representatives,Facebook-activists, whatsapp forwardists , ,morning -walkers,noon-nappers and evening single-malt debaters,practically all sections of the society condemned the Uri Attack. Rightfully so.

Leaders, politicians (and the punctuation is by design), spokespersons, representatives,Facebook-activists, whatsapp forwardists , ,morning -walkers,noon-nappers and evening single-malt debaters,practically all sections of the society condemned the Pathankot Attack Rightfully so.

Leaders, politicians (and the punctuation is by design), spokespersons, representatives,Facebook-activists, whatsapp forwardists , ,morning -walkers,noon-nappers and evening single-malt debaters,practically all sections of the society condemned the  Poonch Attack. Rightfully so.

Ok stop. I guess you get the drift.

This is a cycle of condemnation.This is a cycle of violence.This is a cycle of what-can-we-do? And its not just in India but the world over.There is non-stop violence. Are we somewhere accepting that this actually cannot stop? And all we do is condemn?

How can you fight a battle of violence with diplomacy? Yet who wins if there is a war? A limb for a limb will leave us all crippled.And then what ? We fight with one limb and kill each other? Then what? We all die.

Yet, logic is almost always overpowered by emotion.So this reality will remain, until the civilised society reaches a tipping point.Until logic finally see’s war as the only option.So then should we increase tolerance? Let innocent lives die before our own eyes or hide fearing our own death with some stray bullet flying across the neighborhood.

If stopping cross border terrorism requires us to stop press and first solve this, then that should be the first step.Stop every other agenda and first solve this problem.Take a call, take a stance, but don’t tolerate further violence.

Diplomacy with a timeline is the need of the hour.There has to be accountability.Any action without a timeline is futile.So If you are perpetually ,engaged in a state of diplomacy, then somewhere are we giving a message that  we can’t do anything about it, or nothing can be done about it by anyone, other than just talk or condemn.

Do you realise the gravity of that realization ? If terrorists start seeing this über picture, their resolve will be more stronger. They become drug resistant. Nothing you do after that, will impact them in any away.No medicine will work.They become stronger ,harder and inflict more chaos and loss of lives.

And all you are left with is condemnation, this time ,for youself, for doing nothing.