March 15, 2010

Rakha, rekha and 62 years

Last October, I travelled to Amritsar and the Wagah border. This is why: Rakha, rekha and 62 years.

Your comments welcome.

1 comment:

Jai_C said...

David Brooks is talking about US domestic politics but this part seemed very relevant to this post.

"To help us in this social world, God, nature and culture have equipped us with a spirit of sympathy... [snip]... people are usually pretty decent to one another when they relate person to person.

The odd thing is that when people relate group to group, none of this applies. When a group or a nation thinks about another group or nation, there doesn’t seem to be much natural sympathy, natural mimicry or a natural desire for attachment..."