What an ambition!!

5 Responses

The other day, I had been to a park with my little cousins. As I watched them play, my focus shifted around the place a bit and I saw a little boy who wasn't playing. He was busy looking here and there. I called him by my side. He must be around 12, I guess. He seemed to be, sort of...umm.. serious. Too serious I must say...or you can say far sighted. I asked him his name, in which building he stayed,etc. After a moment I realised I was in the middle of a conversation. Then, literally out of the blue this question popped out of my mouth,"What's your ambition, what do you want to do in life?". And the reply which I got made me really confused! I just did not know whether to laugh or to cry! He said,

"Later in my life, I'll join the armed forces. I'll do the best I can for the force as well as India. Eventually, after many years of doing service [he laughs] , I'm hoping of becoming the chief of the army staff. And the next thing which I'll do will be the most important thing.....I'll the overthrow the president.....[My lips turned into a big 0]... I'll take over the country and the first thing I'll do is inculcate discipline into the people of India. The next thing task will be to shoot all the politicians. They are really the demons for a country like India. After my country becomes self-reliant, I'll restore democracy and then......."

I waved my hand beckoning my cousins. He got the signal and he stopped. He knew I was a bit nervous."Everyone seems to shudder when I tell this to them. Did I say anything wrong?". I shook my head and walked away.......

What the hell is going on? Is this the impact of news, the internet, some television soaps or what? Can anyone help me?




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5 Responses:

Joel on October 22, 2007 at 4:44 AM

A very patriotic citizen I guess. But politics and government need not be the only reason!

Visor on October 23, 2007 at 5:30 AM

hey, he is a 12 year old kid!! His job is only to play and study!

aksn1p3r on October 24, 2007 at 9:41 AM

I think, some soldiers join army cos they got NO LIFE, and some do it outa patriotism, the ones that die in war died outa choice, dont fool your kids that its cool to be GI Joe.

parisukat on October 27, 2007 at 4:22 PM

Even the next generation is concerned about what's happening right now...

can't bla your lil kiddo cuz.. even I am sometimes tempted to become a vigilante with all the political crisis and corruption going on here in my country.

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