Tangential Thoughts

Democracy, you say? You must be mistaken. We are not the largest democracy in the world. We are the worst kind. The kind, where democracy is a just a fancy word written in the constitution and little children’s textbooks, and tossed around carelessly in speeches and demonstrations.

We believe in freedom of expression as long as you are rich, powerful, and/or a starlet exposing on Twitter. The rest of the people get arrested for sharing their views. Or, worse still, are ignored. We discuss politics and social issues vehemently on every social networking platform as if it really bothered us. The truth is we just want to portray our intellectual image to our friends, you see? That is why we keep doing it every single day. But, forget about the issue as soon as it moves out of the front page onto a small column on the 8th page.


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