GREED MEAKNESS & CORRUPTION (GMK)
DR. SHRINIWAS KASHALIKAR
Since we carry on the element of childhood through out life, we feel great and euphoric when we get accolades, awards and honors! But in the course of time, awards accolades and honors become a means of profiteering in many ways apart from euphoria; for us!! They become a means of establishing upper hand, dominance, and sway of one kind or another; on the society. We enjoy this upper hand, dominance, power, which further inflate our ego and give arrogant happiness, which is not easily describable! But all of us know it. We all have experienced the sense addicting elation when our ego is boosted!! So we manipulate to get prestigious awards, bribe to get accolades and use every irregular means to get honors! Isn’t it true that the degree of our petty greed and our mean addictions like these in various fields (apart from helplessness and meekness born out of needs); determines the extent of financial and other varieties of
corruption in our society irrespective of where we live in the world?
Published on May 19, 2010