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Day 117: Why war?

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Common man in every part of this world is fighting his/her own war every day. Syrian war is a perfect indication of the displacement of millions of people from their homeland to places that are far away. Some and most places do not need them as they have their own issues and politics to play and face. It saddens me as I read their journey and their stories. I'm sure, that their purpose in life will be met as they settle and build their roots in these new cities and villages that they move. Even though these Syrians are trying to find space in European countries, most of them are in and around, Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. These people struggle to meet their ends meet. The so-called ruler Assad and his glamorous British wife and family are living a lavish life and watching their own country men suffer and die. ISIS on one hand as an external threat and Assad on the other as an internal threat. We do not know if they are playing this together or if they are against each other. Whatever, the common man is the one to suffer. When I used to read about the Jewish horror stories that happened many decades ago due to Nazi oppression, I used to wonder how these people from rest of the world watched it happen without knowing what to do. Well, that was the previous era. Now, even with advancement in technology, virtual connectivity, and travel options, we still are witnessing these problems without doing much to it. This is not just a Syrian issue or a one-time issue. There have been issues in the past and still continuing in other parts of the world too like, Sri Lanka or Myanmar. If we actually dissect these issues and try to understand the root cause of these problems, we know that these are probably due to very silly reasons like drawing graffitis on the wall, raising voice, or what not! The power hungry think it is okay to eat these innocent men and women and the unrest leads to idle minds who turn to terrorism and again eat these innocent hardworking people. These make me wonder what happens if suddenly, all these guns, bombs, and everything just disappears, and we all go into a 'zen' state even if it were for just a day. I'm sure, it will be a great and wonderful world to be in. Even now it is. It surely is, but we are taking it for granted and killing it as we kill those innocent folks. I can only wonder why and pray it ends... soon....
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