All Talk and No Action Wednesday, August 31, 2011

In Pakistan, the pain of a few thousand, even a few hundred thousand, however undeserved and heartbreaking, is still not the collective pain of a nation. Unsurprisingly, then, there is no embarrassment in the public celebration of Eid or anything else, no moral discomfort in the continuation of rituals or acts of unabashed merriment even if they occur amid never-ending funerals.

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aakash said...

That's how life is.. A cacophony of pain and pleasure and the music that it generates as we dance on it.


All Talk and No Action said...

@aakash - True. At the same time sad.