Had looked at my own user info and noticed my friends circle, 28 people list me as their friend out of which I have reciprocated to only 12 people.
What does that make me? an introvert OR popular
Honestly for me it means none of the above because I just surf over to most of the journals at least once a week. Am refraining from adding more people to my friends list because given my dial-up connection the friends page already is too long. I guess this must be a stage which everyone goes thru on LJ… ….
On a more serious note I just finished reading this http://www.rediff.com/news/2002/dec/24praful.htm
I feel that the memory of the mob in general is very very short and it works both ways. I am not saying that what happened in Gujarat was right and that the rulers are blameless, just that such things have been happening in India repeatedly – The violence in the wake of Rath Yatra and post Babri Masjid demolition was just as bad – the utterances of Sadhvi Rithambhra were just as vitriolic. The declarations of death of secularism were just as vehement… …
But among all this is also a ray of hope – madmen cannot just take over the country sanity ultimately prevails. All you can do is pray that you don’t caught in an insane time or place