Wednesday, January 30, 2013

What's wrong in saying that?


“We create little image boxes of our own. One such box has begun to draw its lid tighter and tighter at present. It is the box that contains an image of my religion in millions of minds”, wrote a Bollywood Megastar who happens to have the surname Khan.
The reaction began almost instantaneously.  He was told that he could get out of the country. That he should get out of the country.
But that’s not what he said. All he did was speak out against stereotyping people. Of tarring everyone with the same parochial brush. What’s wrong in saying that?
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A Drabble is a story told in exactly 100 words.
Full article here - Being a Khan

3 comments:

Hart Johnson said...

Oh, the things people assume you MEAN when you touch on certain subjects, eh? (glad you'll be digressing some in Digressuary!!! I miss you!)

Chuck said...

Nothing...apparently the reaction is the proof it needed to be said.

Margot Kinberg said...

Natasha - Nothing at all is wrong in what he said. How said that people over-reacted that way and didn't listen - really listen - to what exactly he was saying.

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