Nothing is free in this world. It’s known and understood by all. But many fall prey to it because of the packaging, seductive models promoting it; and sometimes respectable people honking it on loudspeakers and television. Ordinary morons fall prey to it because they suffer from a sort of acromegaly disease urging them to for instant gratification. They value current gratification much more than the costs payable in future by them and the generations that follow.
Acromegaly, a rare disease biblical giant Goliath suffered from, makes objects and things appear much bigger when they are nearer; but are not visible at all when these are beyond a certain threshold. The disease causes abnormal growth of limbs (hands and feet) but severally blurs the victim’s vision making him vulnerable to small tiny attacks from a little distance.
“Free” can only be poison that politicians are very clever in packaging as such. Prominent educated Delhi politician Arvind Kejriwal promised free Bipa – bijli aur paani (electricity and water) if he/his party is voted to power. The party headed by him also assured free rides to women passengers in Delhi state transport buses.
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