Monday, May 11, 2009


I was watching CNN over lunch a few days ago. Came across what looks like this:
Strange wicked world we live in, ladies and gentlemen. The kids above look clearly very very poor. Going by the state of their skinny arms and legs, they probably have difficulty having even one square meal a day. And yet, they have guns in their hands instead of a notebook and pencil. I couldn't find a more exact picture on Google Images to put up here. What I saw that day on CNN made me lose my appetite for a week. People, thin as sticks, bones sticking out of their torsos with no shoes and barely any clothes covering them, who obviously hadn't seen prosperity in a long long time had guns in their hands. And not just any ordinary country made gun; they had Kalashnikovs! What hopelessness, what absolute collapse of a system could reduce matters to this state?
In the news, we hear of school shootouts all over the developed world. Here, there are no schools, just shootouts. I worry a bit too much, folks say. I say, isn't it time you guys started too?

Image courtesy: Google Images


Abhishek Saha said...

Yes. This is certainly disturbing. There has been a lot of discussion in a lot of places to curb this. I think even a movie was made on this "Blood Diamond". But a lot of work needs to be done to eradicate this completely.

ARUNA said...

yeah this is really sad n quite disturbing....will there b an end or how will b the end, no one knows!!!!

Abhishek Joshi said...

@Abhishek: Blood Diamond was something along the lines of the post, but yeah, they had depicted it really well.
@Aruna: In my honest opinion, it will end with all of mankind dead, n an Armageddon-like situation. The Bible was wrong about God bringing and end to mankind's sins by destroying it all on Judgment Day. Who needs God when we have each other? :)