Yes everything is not as it looks . In Sri lanka or in the world. Not only myself but you should also understand it.
It is good to be patriotic but we need to be fair, open minded and realistic. Then only we see new things along good and bad and how to improve further.
Not all western countries do bad things always. There are many good things happening. The quality of life is higher with material living, service , consumer protection etc . When we visit/live we can see the benefits to compare. For example though America have done harm to the world we should not forget how much new research they do and how much charity/donation they make.
I once remember having a talk with a foriegn war Veteran. He was
arguing that they were doing service by invading xxx country to
instill better democracy and introduce thing they have not seen. I was
telling him " if the people are not willing to accept what you are doing
is good and they do not want to change their life style then how can
you say you are doing good? It is wasted effort"
I am not big shot famous guy. ( hmm maybe I am within the people who know me ;-)
But I had the opportunity to educated many from Sri Lanka and possibly from 50 other countries in classes I taught . One thing I always tell them all is , Knowledge, Skills are not the only thing you need to succeed in life. It is also positve ATTITUDE and be Balanced in thinking. I am not that old but old enough to see some students of mine and class mates holding high positions in Govn departments.
Only reason I replied further is so that a few more will read this with a open mind to understand what I am saying. If we are willing to take the good and discard the bad we can make a further change to make Sri Lanka and world better.
Let me finish by saying "A Microwave is beneficial and efficient only if you are willing to test it to see the difference. "
No point arguing with you over this.
Can you tell me an example of such incident in the developed countries you have visited or learnt about?
No developed country I seen or learnt about lets private companies dance to their own tune. There are commissions, regulations,acts, law enforcement etc. In the least interest groups will start making massive racket and there will be suing.
Here I am talking about the entire private sector as monopoly. Main concern of private sector is more and more profit. So what if they get united and come to a decision to stop competition in the hope of making more profit. This is happening in so called developed countries. Their economy is mainly on hands of private sector. So their governments have to dance according to their tune even though they do not reveal it.
Do you really think that they may reveal those things ? They have commissions, regulations bla..bla...to maintain their policies. But who are the main characters behind their policy making ?
I know you dream about fair and better world....Well it is good but remember everything is not as it looks.
If you look in to deep without being prejudiced you may see it.