We are human beings… But do we really behave like human beings when it comes to using abusive language? Give it a second thought.
As per the Oxford dictionary, a Human being is defined as ‘a man, woman, or child of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other animals by superior mental development, the power of articulate speech, and upright stance’.
Is the highlighted text clear?
Well… so then if you continue to abuse… is your mental development stunted or did it just give up…
We are gifted with all 5 senses, the visual and verbal senses are abundantly used when it comes to eve teasing.
The common lines WE INDIANS SPEAK, WE INFLUENCE AND WE ENCOURAGE when we see any girl are ‘kya maal hai?’ ‘Ae item’ ‘Sexy’ ‘Baap hai’ ‘Man look at her ass!’
We all must have heard these at some point in our lives you may be the active listener or the passive one…
But did you take any action against it? Maybe yes maybe No
For you it may just be a common thing… but it could be a seed in one’s life which may soon become a tree and lead to heinous crimes such as Rape.
They say the problem should be cut at its roots… But won’t it be better if we
- Stop sowing the seed? But how do we do that?
- Stop being the farmer, don’t abuse!
- Stop the growth, take action
- Stop providing water and manure, don’t encourage it!
You may have a brother following this… Be the one to talk to him, do all it takes to bring about a change in his behavior. Your brother might be a hero if he influences his friends in a better way.
And of course, you’re an Angel 😀
Irrespective of who you are, a boy or a girl. Do participate in making this place a better place to live in, be the change you want to see. Prove it! That you behave like a human being!