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Re: thought for the day

Postby goodboy_mentor » Sat Oct 01, 2016 11:32 am

"When the incident happened the respondent must have been about 20 years of age. At that age young people often commit indiscretions, and such indiscretions can often been condoned. After all, youth will be youth. They are not expected to behave in as mature a manner as older people. Hence, our approach should be to condone minor indiscretions made by young people rather than to brand them as criminals for the rest of their lives.

In this connection, we may refer to the character 'Jean Valjean' in Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Miserables', in which for committing a minor offence of stealing a loaf of bread for his hungry family Jean Valjean was branded as a thief for his whole life.

The modern approach should be to reform a person instead of branding him as a criminal all his life."
- Supreme Court of India in Commissioner of Police and Others Vs. Sandeep Kumar, Civil Appeal Number 1430 OF 2007, bench of Justices Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Misra.

The respondent had applied for the post of Head Constable (Ministerial) in 1999. In the application form it was printed : “12(a) Have you ever been arrested, prosecuted kept under detention or bound down/fined, convicted by a court of law for any offence debarred/disqualified by any Public Service Commission from appearing at its examination/selection or debarred from any Examination, rusticated by any university or any other education authority/Institution.” Against that column the respondent had written: 'No'.

It was alleged that this is a false statement made by the respondent because he and some of his family members were involved in a criminal case being FIR 362 under Section 325/34 IPC. This case was admittedly compromised on 18.01.1998 and the respondent and his family members were acquitted on 18.01.1998.


All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Re: thought for the day

Postby goodboy_mentor » Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:05 pm

"Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden death."-- Adolf Hitler


All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Re: thought for the day

Postby nagarifle » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:10 am

good one

in the name of terrorism all inhumane laws will be passed


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Re: thought for the day

Postby goodboy_mentor » Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:57 pm

Yes the countries that are shouting hoarse "terrorism terrorism" over the rooftop are usually the ones themselves indulging in terrorism and false flag operations to fool their constituencies. It is like the proverbial saying in Hindi or Urdu Chor Machay Shor i.e. the thief after committing theft is running, and in order to divert attention from himself, shouting "catch the thief catch thief".


All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Re: thought for the day

Postby goodboy_mentor » Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:01 pm

“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting” - Czech writer Milan Kundera


All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Re: thought for the day

Postby goodboy_mentor » Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:37 pm

"Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear." - Harry S. Truman - (1884-1972), 33rd US President


All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Re: thought for the day

Postby goodboy_mentor » Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:58 pm

Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it - Spanish Philosopher and Poet George Santayana


All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Re: thought for the day

Postby goodboy_mentor » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:32 am

Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them - Assata Shakur


All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Re: thought for the day

Postby ronj » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:17 am

God made man but Samuel Colt made them equal



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Re: thought for the day

Postby nagarifle » Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:23 am

equality is delusion of the unbalanced.
no one is equal to me
i am equal to no one
we all are of different and unique.
demanding equality shows you are not equal.

all should be given equal opportunity to develop to the best they can be.


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Re: thought for the day

Postby I Like Pie » Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:48 am

The chief cause of problems is solutions.
-Eric Sevareid, CBS News 1970




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