“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
It is a quote by Mahatma Gandhi. What did the great man mean when he said this?
That if you want the world to be a more honest place, be honest yourself?
Or that if you want the politicians in the world to be better, become a politician yourself?
Turns out there are people who think it’s the latter.
So if I want doctors to give me better treatment, do I need to become a doctor myself? If I want to see better buildings in my city, do I need to become an architect myself? For better traffic, do I become a traffic constable?
Why is politics and administration “above” other professions?
If a person is honest and does his job with integrity, does he not have a right to complain when his state’s CM is caught taking bribes, just because he himself has not taken up politics as a career?
Next time there is a defence scandal in the news, I guess only the defence people would have a right to talk about it. How would the news channels cover it then?