When we reflect what had given us joy or pleasure, they are not the instruments of pleasure like relationships or Money but small instances that have given us Sublime joy.
Information from Ramani’s blog was quoted in US White House Policy Briefing on Ageing and Elders’ Abuse in 2015.
Yet another is on Family values.
This makes me work harder to check and cross check what I write.
I am also happy that eight doctorates have been obtained, most of them in France by taking references from Ramani’s blog.
It produces the opposite reaction.
You have run the family for nearly 30 t0 40 years and you have taught , or you thought you had taught your children to face Life,.
Why not leave them be?
What could they do?
They might make mistakes. like you and I have mad when we were young, or for that matter even now.
Why not admit that the younger generation may be( in Fact) is more intelligent in handling Life than we did?
Let them run the family the way they want.
If you have brought them up well and proper they would have the basic Morals alright.
That would do.
Not the silly expectation of them coming to you and submitting their account and informing y
‘What have you done?
You took care of me because it is your duty.
You got married and we were the result.
It is your duty and it is no great shakes that you brought us up.
What is your contribution to the family today , economically or Physically?
We have commitments?
In such a Value system the move by the Maharashtra Government to shame the children who dump the parents in an Old Age Home by making Public the names of such children in News Papers.
Though this sounds fine, the finer aspect of Human Values is lost.
One who dumps parents in an Old Age Home will not be bothered if his name is Published as a defaulter.
This would hurt the parents more.
I would not be surprised if some socially conscious son files a case that this move by the objecting that this restricts the Freedom of The Individual and the State has no right in this matter.
‘I am 90. My wife is 82. I have two sons and one daughter . Eldest son is employed in a Private Firm in Chennai. He draws about Rs 9000 per Month. He has a child. My second son , also in Chennai, is doing some small business in Ambattur, Chenaai. My Daughter is married…… Continue reading These Are My Parents