“The moon will fall on our heads”
I had a remarkably extraordinary experience recently. I received my new
passport within just 3 days of applying for it (applied 10 jan, received 13 jan).
This set me thinking on factors which let this happen. One major contributor
was that my wife and I had our Aadhar card. This definitely made it easier for the authorities to verify my credentials. It then made me wonder about the meaningles fuss being made about the imginary “threats” this card held.
How would you react when someone cries “the moon will fall on our heads” ?
Do you refuse to enter the supermarket, because they have CCTV cameras
watching you and invading your privacy ? Do you protest when the train controller
asks to see your ticket ? Why should he know your private details like name,
age, gender, itinerary ? Do you revolt against xray screening of your baggage,
frisking and whole body scanning at airports ? Did you condemn your postman because he knows your home address and the names of all the people living with you ? Where will this paranoia take you ?
I found yet another logical refutation to the objections raised by the detractors. There is a law in India which allows all citizens of in India access to all information about their Government (RTI). Why should the Government not have access to information about its own citizens who claim the “right to information” ?
Stop being a hinderance to progress. Stop objecting to good ideas because
you have some imaginary nightmares. In this age of terrorism, fraud and threat at
every street corner, is there any justification for not being careful ?
Stop these illogical and silly arguments