2011/10/13 ashik salahudeen <aashiks@gmai...>: > Isn't it democracy at wok ? The people expressing their displeasure ? The > power of democracy is not that we can elect good candidates. Its that we can > take down the government when we want - though we, in India, hasn't done it > yet. This is probably one of the early stages of that "take down the system" > thing.
It seems quite easy (taking down unpopular governments), but it is harder in practice, but I believe regimes has to go ultimately if people demand change. It is easy to change the leaders, but changing the system to something that works for every one, that is a totally different ball game all together. I have hopes and I believe we aught to be participating in making history. I always wondered about young people in our country, in so many of the revolutions in many countries students played a huge role in making real change on the ground. At least in Kerala I feel students are more like a junior wing of political parties - true for most other states as well. I know I'm included in that league of young people, so we are doing something this October 15 to stand along with those young people fighting around the world. http://piratepad.net/15octpune
I know it is a small step, but I know nothing would change on its own and we all have a role to play in that. I don't know what exactly to change, people may say we don't have a concrete demand, but I feel it is important to stand up now and together seek the change that all of us want rather than hoping someone else to find out that for us.
And the theme for our meeting is "ഞാന് ഈ ലോകത്ത് എന്തു് മാറ്റം വരുത്താനാഗ്രഹിയ്ക്കുന്നു".