In Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city, thousands of mask-wearing people blocked one the largest city’s avenues.
A perennial divide ensued among those who believed that the role of the government is to improve people’s lives and those who believed that its main purpose was to ensure liberty for its citizens.
Debut author is not the first thing that comes to mind when we hear Obama’s name, but that’s what he once was.
Subhas Chandra Bose was the most celebrated freedom fighter and charismatic influencer of the youth in India during the freedom struggle. His patriotism and obdurate refusal to stop till he achieved his desired goals has made him a patriotic hero. Due to his nationalistic temperament and leadership capabilities, Mahatma Gandhi was the first to address him as Netaji Respected Leader. Netaji was also the first to accost Gandhiji with the title ‘Father of the Nation’.
Does it not feel great, even euphoric, to be better at something than another person? I think it does. But only superficially. And, it is short-lived. It attracts resistance, and at some point violence. It retards cooperation, relationships, communities, nations.