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Save women from Gossip

People here and every where else are turning very very cruel - if I may use that word. If they feel threatened, questioned, or inconvenienced in any way, they will try all kinds of language on the other party.

More so about women. During Kaveri riots people would call very ugly names to TN chief minister. Not only politicians, even common women are not saved from these ugly words. And neighbors do that very frequently.

Let us see a case. Let us say some one says a that the "character" of such and such woman is not good. Do you believe them? Of course, you will. You say "how can there be smoke without fire". You also say "Why does she act so nervous". Or "Look how bold she is. She must be really bad". You say "Why is she hiding in the house? Why is she afraid?" Or you will say "Where does she go every day? What does she do?". You say "Everyone is talking about her. It must be true". You say "She is keeping quiet. How can she defend herself. She is guilty". Or you say "Why does she keep asking do you know any one who gossips? She must be guilty". Justify your gossip with whatever you can.

But if some one talks these about your mother, sister or wife, won't you try kill that person? Does that mean, women in house are all good and other women are sluts? Why do you do that? How many lives do you destroy like this?

I pray to you, my dear fellow human beings. Do not gossip. Do not kill women in this way. Do not talk ill of another person simply because you don't agree with them. Please have some humanity before seeking divinity or divine blessings.

 

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