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Friday 20 April 2012

Wise Men of Friday Forum

"A group of wise men (and women), calling themselves the Friday Forum, advise us not to be obsessed with victory as the defeated will have to live in pain (Island, April 15, 2012). However, these wise men and women, of some who travelled to Geneva to support a resolution against Sri Lanka that the west was so obsessed of winning, did not care that we Sri Lankans will have to live in pain if they had achieved their victory. Neither did they think of advising the west to give up their obsession over defeating Sri Lanka at the UN in view of the pain it might cause its people. Perhaps they think Dhammapada only applies to the poor Buddhists in this country...."