“How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to give himself up individually to a righteous cause. Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go, but what does my death matter, if through us, thousands of people are awakened and stirred to action?1/6
The real damage is done by those millions who want to 'survive'. The ones who just want to be left in peace. Those who don’t want their little lives disturbed by anything bigger than themselves. Those with no sides and no causes. 2/6
Those who won’t take measure of their own strength, for fear of antagonizing their own weakness. Those who don’t like to make waves—or enemies. Those for whom freedom, honour, truth, and principles are only literature. Those who live small, mate small, die small. 3/6
It’s the reductionist approach to life: if you keep it small, you’ll keep it under control. If you don’t make any noise, the bogeyman won’t find u.

But it’s all an illusion, because they die too, those people who roll up their spirits into tiny little balls so as to be safe. 4/6
Safe? From what?

Life is always on the edge of death; narrow streets lead to the same place as wide avenues, and a little candle burns itself out just like a flaming torch does.

I choose my own way to burn."

~ Sophie Scholl, who was executed at 21 by the Nazis, 5/6
on the name of high treason after handing out anti-war leaflets in Nazi Germany. A fearless woman who fought bravely and died bravely on the face of terror. 6/6 ImageImage

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I am glad he is not surprised. Politicians should not be surprised at tactics and conveniences of other political leaders.
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If the Chinese had not released them we would have never known about them. Our govt washed off their hands from the responsibility of getting them back.
The MEA issued a statement admitting that the Chinese incursion indeed took place. This was in contradiction to PM's statement.

An hour ago this page existed. Now it's not there anymore. ImageImage
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