March 5, 2006

Monday Musings

Filed under: Chicken Soup For The Soul,opinions — Kaveeta Oberoi Kaul @ 1:26 pm

You have your way. I have my way. As for the rightway, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Friedrich Nietzsche

What strikes one immediately on reading the above quote is a feeling of peace and harmony. In the absence of ‘no right way’ the futility of losing ones peace of mind over trivialities seems pointless.

Balance is the key issue in life. Give some take some. Rigidity of stance and ideas, is detrimental not only to the individual concerned, but to his immediate environment, his family, colleagues, society and country.

Flip side.. imagine it being the mantra of the Charles Sobhrajs or modern day Hitlers.. Dynamite!!

Human mind can rationalise its actions and use even the scriptures and its interpretations to validate its compulsions, however erroneous and evil. It then transforms into fodder to egg them on to continue their barbarities, all the while feeling content and smug in the reasonability of their deeds, since ‘no way is the right way’… whew!

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