Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Somethings cost more than you realise !!

You really want to understand the meaning of the subject line, then please watch the video. Thanks to Smriti, who shared this video information with us. I would also request everyone of you to please spread this message across (by word, by blogging or by any means) ...

Now, you might have questions before watching this video, what it is all about ? It’s a small effort put by Radiohead though a MTV campaign to raise awareness and increase prevention of children trafficking and exploitation. It’s heartening to see ... somebody could really visualize it and send across the message to all others to think and do whatever lil things they can to stop such things.

Most of us would have realized by now, we are living in a world where a life's value is nothing more than the value of a mere machine in the workshop. Can we put our that tiny effort, the lil effort to bring back the childhood of those unfortunate children around us ? surely it will work.

The smallest of small initiative has the power to change the world. Shall we measure those efforts in terms of success or failure ... NO.

Its for a cause and that cause required hundreds and thousands of such efforts ... I can recall Albert Einstein’s quote saying that – "I try and try for months and years. I try it in day, I try it in night and ninety-nine times the outcome is a failure. The hundredth time I am success". And there is no doubt that this world will change and it will change with me.

4 comments:

Smriti Srivastava said...

Thanks for putting this up Alok!! :)

Good to see that some effort is being put into at least spreading awareness.

Varada said...

thats really very touchy.. the things will surely change if we work on it.. but how to start on it.. what should be the action. do u have any suggestion

Alok said...

@smriti - thanks to you too. I know, the first step here is being aware of the situations and I wouldn't surprise seeing me or my friends working on it some day :)

Alok said...

@varda - I do understand that it required a good amount of effort and time as well to start by your own. But believe me we dono have to necessarily start anything from scratch, there are already lots of people who are dedicatedly engaged and they have given their entire life for it … the starting point for people like us is always to stretch our legs and extend our hands for the little help they required from us. I had an experience last week; a group of people visited a school called ‘Abhayadhama - means Home without Fear!’ where the underprivileged/orphans children are rescued from being trampled on the ground and find their way back to their childhood with much need education and live like a life. Probably, our responsibility here can be many but what the volunteer group people normally do things like informing them about such children around the neighborhood ( there are some terms/condition that need to be followed by the school), create awareness about ‘No to child labor’ and sometime helping them raising fund for the school. This is just an example and there can be many; I think if we just come out of our usual day-to-day shell we can automatically find ways to get start …

Thanks for dropping by and showing interest in such kind of activities.