The Dogmas Of Those Wearing Blinkers Attempt To Undermine A Proud Son Of Lanka!
©"Observations In Retrospect "-By Sunil Kumara - Popular Front Against Terrorism In Sri lanka (PFATISL)For Lanka Web-11th October 2006
"Sinhala chauvinism and political opportunism is not Sri Lankan patriotism " says Jacinta Cruz in her posting on the Independent News Website where she has critically analyzed and attempted to charcter assassinate respected patriotic Journalist Charles Perera as though the Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Eelam are some demigods on whose behalf she is requesting canonization where the reality of it all points to a blinkered bi -partisan view of the whole gamut of terrorism in Sri Lanka and she seems to have got it all wrong about who the injured party is in Sri Lanka today, whether it be the displaced and dispossesed masses in the North and East of Sri Lanka or the wretched examples of humanity who call themselves the forcible liberators of the Tamil people ( also a blatant innuendo) where her definitions of right and wrong applicable to the case seem to be lopsidedly hanging in the balance of her own ignorance or partisanship! as the case seems to be.
It is perhaps due to the misguided concepts of the likes of Jacinta Cruz giving vent to her freedoms of speech in a manner not only obtuse and incongruous to the real objectives involved from a Sri Lankan standpoint but also comparable to another of those indian pundits in the same vein as a certain Mr. Balachandran( birds of a feather perhaps?) often given to spewing his particular brand of analytical bilge tantamount to shop that the world at large is misled into believing and the opposite of the realities surrounding the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka and she needs to be informed beyond a revered whisper and in the strongest of terms that she is merely talking shop and seems to be posing off as another LTTE propagandist the likes of whom there are many floating around within and without Sri Lanka today.
Madame Cruz's objections of propensity to the Charles Perera submission
to LankaWeb notwithstanding, a feature titled Prabhakaran,Your
Day Of Reckoning Is Come needs to be reiterated on behalf of Mr.
Perera as a true reflection of a collection of impressions, views and
convictions that are focused on the realities surrounding the ethnic
conflict in Sri Lanka needing more appropriately to be dubbed an insurgency
by terrorists where the " intolerance based on racist chauvinism
and religious bigotry" alluded to, become mere exaggerated figures
of speech considering the criminal nature of the LTTE, its miserable
leadership and their attrocities commited in the past and are continuing
this very moment.
Any discerning and compassionate person fully understanding the sufferings of the Sri Lankan nation at the hands of the vermin who call themselves Tamil Tigers would indeed be angered rather than saddened that the writer Charles Perera whose dialogue is so conducive to the real needs of his motherland is being literally upended and denigrated by the translucency and idiotic dispensation of verbiage by someone who probably has little real alignment or sympathy for Sri Lanka in the same vein as Mr Perera who is a proud and accomplished son of the land where his critic has interpreted as "utter hate" his forthright attempts to cushion his thoughts on Buddhist and Christian precepts totally acceptable within every realm of co-existence in the face of the criminal motivation of the terrorists! This concept to denigrate becomes more deplorable in the event that her own nationality might stem from the same geographical location as Mr.Perera which could then be deemed an abomination for her to be so incongruously critical of someone who just might be one of her own compatriots albeit partisan to the LTTE in the event of the obvious ethnicity!
It is a mere theory broadcast by visionaries with hardly a thought
to the extraneous factors which propagate and augment an ethnic conflict
to harp on the theme that"All that matters is that Sri Lanka has
a population of human beings, a nation of people blessed with a cultural
diversity that should have had an enriching impact on the community."
It also does happens to be reality that" This wonderful asset was
hijacked by racists and bigots that led to terrorism, which was certainly
the primary and singlemost monopoly of Tiger terrorists alone and none
other. The Sinhalese who lived through them were no terrorists! It was
their inherant rights, entitlements and freedoms that were being encroached
upon and impeded by the Tamil provocations of 1958, 1977 and 1983 fomented
by zealots as Mr perera has so clearly pointed out! .No sane individual
should have any compunctions however towards refering to them as an
unfortunate victimsand recipients of reprisals inflicted upon a minority
attempting to override a majority through misconceived dogma and aspirations
for a disentitled franchise of freedom where the alternative would have
been to co-operate towards co-existence rather than compromise their
own existence! the reality of which is painfully evident even today!
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