He flew too close to the sun

  • 27 Jul 2008 10:29:36 GMT

    I too from minority community in SL,but we have to think not only twice but many times before embarking in to action. After war finishes(If MR willing) we must send VP to Malaysia for a schol to see the discrimination to minorities. I was in Malaysia in 1995 for considerable time. According to that time statistics Malay-49%, Chinese-30% and Tamils(Indian+SL)18%.Our Malay bros don`t care other fellows who they are.When I asked from a Sri Lankan-Malay he told me `my parent who came here before my birth, I agree we do not have equal right like Malay but no other problems Sir`. He mean such as economical. So all Sri Lankan `please get ready to re-built our beloved nation.Forget the past. We will re-build our beautiful country from today`

  • 27 Jul 2008 12:50:51 GMT

    [`please get ready to re-built our beloved nation.Forget the past. We will re-build our beautiful country from today`]

    I second it thousand times..

  • 27 Jul 2008 21:37:02 GMT

    Tis so called `cease-fire` among other things is also an attempt to rid of blame after possible assasinations and/or distruptions to SAARC !

    Too bad for them 16 bombs have gone off in India (Gujrat), mostly targetting hospitals that has resulted in 49 deaths.

  • 27 Jul 2008 23:14:24 GMT

    [LTTP brain washing campaign on Southerners is very important and was very successful.

    Many southerners still talk LTTP terminology when they talk.

    Journalists first did that mistake.]

    Spot on. Even the term coined GOSL is a ploy to resemble LTTP and people of Sri Lanka as equal entities. LTTP is indeed waging a war against People of Sri Lanka.

  • 28 Jul 2008 01:28:34 GMT

    While I totally disagree with the actions of both Tamil and Sinhala extremists, I sympathize with the Tamil grievances. Even the average Sinhalese citizens, have the same kind of grievances because the ruling class amounting to a few aristocratic families, continue to exploit the country primarily for benefits of their families.

    See what Bandaranayakes did. SWRD simply ruined and shattered the very foundation of Ceylon. Then came Sirimavo.. she with the Marxist communists, ruined the country. Then came JR.... Then the Bandaranayakes returned... Now it is the Rajapakse family !

    It is not too late for all right thinking Sinhala, Tamils and other groups to analyze the realities, forget the bitter past and join hands and re-build the country.

    We need to forget the bankrupt political parties such as the SLFP, UNP, JVP etc.

  • 28 Jul 2008 03:11:10 GMT

    JR did not pay special promotion to his families. Promoting family begun with SWRD and soon after husband died wife was nominated and that culture is followed even by MR today. That is extremely wrong and disgusting. Today wives are the probable candidates for ministries after their partners demise. Sirima not only ruined but also of her aristocracy demoted many intellects and promoted stupid idiots to many leading institutes.

  • 28 Jul 2008 04:32:27 GMT

    [Even the term coined GOSL is a ploy to resemble LTTP and people of Sri Lanka as equal entities.]

    VISHNU,

    This is correct. I have stopped using it some time ago (and have since seen few others advocating the same). As someone else pointed out, no one calls it *GOUS war on terrorism*.

    -Mucha

  • 28 Jul 2008 04:43:18 GMT

    Sun goat living away from Sun...40ft Under makes him late to learn the realities.

  • 28 Jul 2008 05:30:12 GMT

    Agreed !

    Although JR did not promote special family promotions, he changed the constitution to ensure his existence for a long time without realizing that others also could capture the so-called ` executive Presidency` without which the SLFP, JVP etc wouldn`t have survived.

    The present electoral system allows any idiotic thug or family member to enter the so-called `Parliament` without facing an election. That was the damage done by JR.

  • 28 Jul 2008 15:46:57 GMT

    Double agreed!

    You agreed to the fact that JR did not favor his relatives and he introduced this system to the benefit of general public.

    For an example you have been given by birth two legs and you are using those to go to temple, worship, educate and millions of good things but what can we do if you are using those to go for robbing raping and murdering like Kudu lal and Mervin??