A world full of deja vu’s

A day after facebook was back in my side of the world, I had put up my status saying

Lets see how many of the hypocrites out there actually leave facebook?

A teacher of mine had a wonderful thought to add to that. He commented

not only they arent going to leave, they’ve already started marketing all these pages because of which fb was banned in the first place. talk about deja vu…

I have come to conclude since then that this world is based on the very principle of deja vu, or maybe a better word for this explanation for this would be that we live in a world where everything repeats itself.

After this comment, I started thinking about how every year in Pakistan, we all feel a sense of deja vu when the same electricity shortages and load shedding happens, when the prices hike up during every Ramadan, the same situation on the streets of Karachi every time it rains, this entire country is based on this very experience.

What happened to Freedom Flotilla a few days back is also nothing short of a deja vu. Everytime something like this happens memories of all that had happened before rushes back. Even after this event, the deja vu happened of lastyear, when the Israeli forces killed hundreds of people in a 22 day war. Continue reading

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Attacks on the SriLankan Team

It is incredible that in a country where more than 50% of your budget is spent on army and intelligence – that is excluding the pension of the retired officers – we have, in this age of terrorism failed to stop one plot. What have they been doing with all this money.. what is the use of spending such a monstrous proportion of our budget on something which has yet to show its capability?????

And today was the highlight of our intelligence’s incompetence.. Where were they .. how is it that these people .. THESE 12 PEOPLE… are hiding among flowers with rocket launchers and grenades and nobody notices them.. considering that Liberty roundabout is a busy node… HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE… And how did they .. HOW DID ALL OF THEM.. actually manage to escape so easily at such a rush hour…..

I am still baffled by today’s events.. how can this happen.. why wasn’t there more security personnel…

As for the Sri Lankan’s, i apologize to you from the bottom of my heart.. we condemn this as a nation… and do not own these acts of violence.. These people are neither muslims and neither are these acts Islamic.. in case that is the justification given……

This act of today would have ripple effects that we would come to regret.. it is these acts that would destabilize Pakistan ….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL7HFCzE9GQ