Can't imagine the horror or what would have gone in the mind of the unfortunate mother when her little kid fell from her bosom into a cauldron of boiling syrup. I'm not a painter of agonies. But it sends chill through my spine when I try to resurrect the scene on the spot.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi was promising the 'Achche Din' from various podiums showing 'Lal Quila' and other places of historical importance in the background, he was making witness to these structures which, till this day, deliver the sermons in stone.
One Hamas rocket hit Yehud and brought international flights to Ben-Gurion Airport to a major halt last week. Hamas rockets aren't guided missiles but they still can cause massive damage to a considerable area and aircraft.
"When one with honeyed words but evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state."- Euripides, Orestes. False hope is hope built entirely around a fantasy, a hope that has no knowable chance of coming to fruition. The exploitation and creation of false hope in other people for material gain is at the core of many of the scams. Creating false hope in others is a particularly heinous act. Often the last refuge of the crank or promoter of will be - "at the very least, what I do doesn't harm people" -- but harm is exactly what a peddler of false hope creates.