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#IndiasDaughter as a Missed Opportunity: An Introspection

This week saw my country miss another opportunity. An opportunity to re-invent / re-position a nation's mindset or at least start-off on a course towards that exploration.  The events (refer links to get context) to me confirmed another dangerous and potentially contagious aspect of my country's downfall - the inability to unite for any #Cause. I am wondering if its patriotic to defend one's country from external knowledge based attack (Knowlede being the power in this Global Economy!) if that knowledge can help build a cause which will make a positive impact to the society. In this connected world, isn't  it akin to a 'I'm OK, You're NOT OK' stand? I was mulling over about this missed opportunity today morning when I received the following message from a Whatsapp group about #India. 1) We'd rather spend more on daughters wedding than on her education.👰 2) We live in a country where seeing a policeman makes us nervous rather than feeling sa