Monday, March 15, 2010


As i am sitting in my backward, a sunny day with bright blue sky and a cool breeze that ruffles my hair whatever is left of it anyway , the tree swaying to the force of the wind . I came across this quote today and i thought how it fits my mood of the day. It's from the Cree Indian tribe.

Only when the last tree is cut; only when the last river is polluted; only when the last fish is caught; and only when there is no breath of fresh air left ; only then people will realize that you cannot eat money.” - Cree proverb

The earth certainly cannot sustain the destruction that the human race is afflicting on it, and one day we would probably become extinct due to our plunder of this gift, planet earth is. We have become a society of needs and self-interests that we are so oblivious to so many people going hungry everyday and children dying of preventable diseases because we are after our financial gain. I have looked down on the face of a hungry child and do you know what i saw; nothing short of what innocence once felt like. it is such a terrible feeling to see the face of a starving child , it wreaks havoc upon your soul to witness such a need. Am i naive so much to hope that one day, no one on this earth will go hungry ; i think it is probably wishful thinking.

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