Monthly Archives: November 2011

Personal Growth

Easy villains and easy explanations

Just over a month ago, there was a huge anti-corruption campaign in India. The movement was lead by an old, Gandhian social-activist named Anna Hazare. He has been demanding a strong ‘Ombudsman Bill’, as opposed to the, so-called, weak ombudsman suggested by the Indian Government.

Within a few weeks, a lot of people from all over India expressed their support for his mission. A mass movement developed quickly. This was accompanied by widespread condemnation of politicians in general, the ruling party, Congress, in particular and the leading political family, the Gandhi family, with overwhelming focus. read more »