A donkey was tied to a tree. One night a ghost cut the rope and released the donkey free.
The donkey went and destroyed the crops in an adjacent farmer's land. Infuriated, the farmer's wife shot the donkey and killed it.
The donkey's owner was devastated at the loss.
In reply, he shot dead the farmer's wife.
Angered by his wife's death, the farmer took a sickle and killed the donkey's owner.
The wife of the donkey's owner got so angry that she and her sons set the farmer's house on fire.
The farmer, looking at his house turned into ashes, killed the wife & children of the donkey's owner.
Finally, when the farmer was full of regret, he asked the ghost as to why did it kill them all?
Ghost replied, "I killed nobody. I just released a donkey that was tied to a rope.
It is all of you who released the devils within you which resulted into everything bad that occurred thereafter."
Today's media is like that ghost. It keeps releasing donkeys on a daily basis.
People react & argue with each other, hurt each other, without having second thought.
In the end, media dodges all responsibilities. So, it's our responsibility 2 not react on every donkey released by the media &preserve our relationship with our friends, relatives & community.

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