Be like a Bee, a Honey Bee

BeeWE USED TO BE ‘CITIZENS’. NOW WE ARE ‘CONSUMERS’: In ancient stories (especially in myths, puranas and fairy tales) we read lot about “Asareeri” (divine or celestial voice). Its literal meaning is some sound or human voice without a physical human body.

If somebody hears an “Asareeri” asking him/her do something, he/she does according to the instructions in the voice. They believed that this voice is a command from the god. In modern world, we pooh-pooh them as “nuts”. Hearing voices are considered by psychiatry as an auditory hallucination and as a symptom of conditions such as schizophrenic disorders, manic depression and psychosis.

Now people hear a commercial for Margherita or Stromboli pizza and rush out to buy, but now they call this free will. This Asareeri is not psychosis for them. Listening to some commercial about oil for baldness, people flock into shops to buy it. There is no cure for baldness. Still you don’t call the followers mentally sick. Why? We know, every decision in the world is now commanded by commercials and media market. What should I wipe myself with? What should I brush with? What should be the colour of my under-wear? These Asareeris will decide for us. All we can do is follow it like zombie.

We want to claim that you are modern, trendy and scientific – but the truth is that your mind is in the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn us into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.

Agreed, humans love money, riches, and material things—though he/she never really could understand why. The more technologically advanced the human species got, the more isolated they seemed to become…

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1 Response

  1. Sushmita says:

    Dear Uday Ji
    How true you are ! It will be certainly very late by the time we would try to rectify things.

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