I.A. REhman’s article ‘The fatal disorder’ (March 14) exposes a sad reality encompassing our social and political mindset. We should at least be honest with future generations in telling them about ‘where we went wrong’.
From the violence against Ahmadis in the early 1950s till the Badami Bagh incident against the weaker Christian community in Lahore, we undoubtedly have sown the bitter seeds of hatred and insecurity for every tomorrow of our land.
It is pointed out by Mr Rahman that sectarian clashes reek from violent psychology against beliefs. It has indeed created an imbalance both in the justice system and our constitution. The imbalance thus created has further exploited other areas of social infrastructure, making us one of the most disrespected nations around the world.
It is better to de-learn the violent and brutal theocratic lessons before nature teaches us a harder lesson.
SAMEER AHMAD Rawalpindi