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Re: The real issue

Please help make the Manifesto better, or accept it, and propagate it!
At 06:27 PM 11/7/99 -0800, Vikram Vasu wrote:

>the biggest
>dangers are skepticism and pessimism . It has become fashionable to =
>criticise the country and anti-establishment seems to be the order of =

>the day . While constructive criticism is helpful , if not essential ,
>meaningless India-bashing on trivial issues will not take us anywhere .

>There are  many things that are still very sane about this country .
>    I have noticed that India has been compared to " Developed "
>like U.S.A  on this forum . This , I think , is unfair . ..Let us not
faith in our country .

* Factual analysis and solution finding is the task here. Kindly help
in that task. If you are very satisfied with the state of affairs, IPI
not your kind of forum. Kindly open a "Mera Bharat Mahaan" forum and go
about singing praise for India. Vamsi might even give you free web
for that kind of forum.

* We had BETTER compare ourselves with "developed" countries. The goal
here, as Sauvik Chakravorti stated so well over phone the other day to
is to have ***400 Singapores in India***. We can have it, and we shall
it. Those who wish to compare India with Bangladesh or Somalia of
and feed proud of themselves are welcome to leave IPI at once. A vast
of complacency is out there. The perspective here is very highly
We are not happy with what is. We KNOW what India can be with the right

* I believe that those who thnik India is "OK" are the worst enemies of
India. Chalta Hai is not the motto here. It is unacceptable. I have more

faith in India than a million "chalta hai" wallas. I have seen this
of 'feeling satisfied' too long to be willing to tolerate it. Let us not

tolerate shoddiness. By repeating our stupidities and somehow propping
outdated methods and corrupt 'systems' for a million years we will not
become 'developed' one fine day. We will realize a worse plight than
before. We need to find the  correct path and move fully to that path.

Join in this task here of moving ourselves to the right path.

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