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Published November 26, 2022

Education makes a better nation

Education plays a vital role in our life. It builds up our knowledge and makes us disciplined. It enables us to flourish. Furthermore, it helps us to distinguish between good and bad.

Sadly, many underprivileged kids are not getting even basic education. They are busy in earning for their families. A few days ago, I saw a boy in a car mechanic’s shop, cleaning the parts of a car. Working in a mechanic’s shop also needs you to be educated to better understand the mechanics and science behind the working of a car.

Education does not only benefit a person; it benefits the whole nation. It prevents unemployment, which leads to street and other types of crimes. Everyone wants to live a happy life, and it can only be achieved if everyone gets basic education. There are NGOs that are working in this regard and providing free education on the roadside. I think there should be more such open air free school so that everyone gets education and our country can prosper.

Maimoona Hamza,
Karachi

Beware of cyber risks

This is with reference to the cover article “Beware of cyber risks” by Muhammad Ibrahim Shafi (YW, October 8). It was an eye-opening article. These days, everyone is hooked to a gadget screen in one way or the other, so users get caught by hackers and malware, and when their computers or mobile phone lag and show some bug, only then users become suspicious.

However, with some precautions taken earlier, kids and adults can save themselves from the potential danger of hacking and other cybercrimes. The article was a must read for everyone and we should all be more careful every time we use mobile phones, computers or tabs.

Mohammad Raheel,
Karachi

Superstitions

This is regarding the story “Superstitions” by Rameen Kaka (YW, October 29). I really liked the story and agree that in our culture, there are many people still influenced by superstitions and act accordingly.

These people don’t think rationally, have a false concept of something and base their theories on it. So I would suggest that we should never be superstitious and always use our logic and rational thinking in making a decision.

Asim Shehzad,
Lahore

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I enjoyed reading the story “Superstitions” by Rameen Kaka as it was quite funny and also had a serious lesson for the youngsters to not only act wise, but also think sensibly.

Sobia Nizamuddin,
Karachi

Published in Dawn, Young World, November 26th, 2022

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