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Sunday, 26 June 2016

Essay On The Child Is The Father Of The Man

Essay On The Child Is The Father Of  The Man.Just as the morning foreshadows the day, so does the child reveal the future man it is going to be, showing all those tendencies which subsequently become distinct. A man is but an overgrown child, and generally retains in him some of the refreshing features of childhood.

The child may not be the spiritual being as Wordsworth has painted it, but it is fresh from God, and is quite innocent. We can observe its mind very easily and analyse its character. On doing so, we shall come across certain inherited dispositions, good and bad, which lie in it in a germic condition like seeds which one day would sprout up into flower and fruits. Byron calls the child "a rose with all its sweetest leaves yet folded". Polock says that children are "living jewels, dropped unstained from heaven." But all the same they are the to morrow of society and as such have imbedded in them the glory of manhood also, holding in their hands the destiny of the nation.

A man's destiny hinges on his childhood. It is, therefore imperative on our part to see that the child is able to retain some of his pristine innocence and purity when he grows up. The conventions and the false creeds of the world should not be grafted on his minds, so that in later years he may have some of the child's heart left to respond to the earliest enchantment.' The careers of many children have been blighted for want of proper care and training. If we want to give the child something positive, let us plant in him the seeds of those virtues which would bear only sweet fruit in life.

For the nothing is no necessary as a good home and a good company. We daily come across examples of men who developed rightly under right influence and of men who went astray because none cared to preserve in them the instincts of childhood.

Not that all the instincts of a child are to be fostered. The child is the father of the man. He has in him all those tendencies which would become prominent later on. So we should curb down the vicious tendencies and encouraging the virtuous ones. Only we should keep him free from the contamination of the social conventions as long as he is not able to form a mature judgment. Let us not teach him our so-called wisdom what will make him lose his angelic lustre and become a slave to customs and the world.

If there is anything that will endure.
The eye of God because if still is pure,
It is the spirit of a little child,
Fresh from His hand, and therefore, undefiled.
Nearer the gate of Paradise than we,
Our children breathe its airs, its angels see;
And when they pray God hears their simple prayer,
Yea, even sheathes His sword, in judgment bare,

Essay On Handsome Is That Handsome Does

Essay On Handsome Is That Handsome Does.This is a moral maxim, one which very beautifully expresses the superiority of ethical over material merit. It will do immense good to mankind if the noble and lofty teachings embodied in this and other such maxims were fully unfolded and their implications clearly explained.

Life is a development in which the endeavour of man should be to travel daily towards greater and greater perfection. A life which has no direction to move in and in which one only lives in the physical sense is called 'vegetation,' which means living like a thing without mind, growing merely physically. Such a life is a descending from the higher human level to a lower unconscious and unthinking level. The superiority of man over the rest of the creation consists in nothing but in this possession of mind and an urge to excel in things of the mind and the spirit rather than in things of the body.

From this point we come to the next. What are the great directions in which human life is to seek its perfection or the fullness of its development? These directions are variously called moral aims, ideals or values. An ideal is a state of perfection towards which we must endeavour to travel, but which is so high that we human beings„ with out limited span of life and the so many weaknesses inherent in us, many never hope to achieve it.

But there is great merit even in having felt the urge and the pull of the ideal and in having made an effort to rise towards it. A 'value' means an idea which represents something which is good in itself rather than for the sake of something else. A little distinction will make what we mean by value exactly clearly. Wealth is a good thing. but it is a not good in itself. It is good only in so far as it helps us to achieve some other ends, for example. the necessities of life, power, influence, etc.

These other things which come as consequence of possessing wealth in their own turn may not be good in themselves, but may only be a means to still further ends. On the other hand, contemplating nobility is something good in itself; it is desirable in itself, and we cannot imagine it to be only an intervening stage to the attainment of something higher than itself. It is itself the highest. It is, therefore. 'value'. -

The maxim which stands at the head of this easy expresses the 'conception of a value. Our criterion of judgment in life is ordinarily limited and shallow. We are carried away either by stupidity or by selfishness in valuing things of a lower kind.

Thus, we feel more pride in associating with a stupid rich man than with a wise poor one; we regard a man who is socially influential as fundamentally better than one who is not so influential. These are all wrong criteria and wrong judgments. Goodness does not lie in wealth and in power. These are merely amoral or non- moral things, neither good nor bad.

Their goodness or badness is to be determined by the direction which they take, by the use of which they are put. The thing which is really good, and which determines whether a man is good or 'handsome,' whether he is worthy of our praise or not, is this quality of doing something 'handsome,' that is morally good.

Essay On The Apparel Oft Proclaims The Man

Essay On The Apparel Oft Proclaims The Man.The words come in the parting advice to his son, Lasertes, Oven by the pompous and fussy Polonius. the Lord Chamberlain in" Hamlet- On dress he says:-

'Costly they habit as thy purse can buy; But not expressed in fancy; rich not gaudy: For the apparel oft proclaims the man."

That is, dress well and expensively, but soberly; and avoid the flashy and showy fashions of fops and denudes; for a man is often known by the clothes he wears. Wear the sort of dress that will show you to be a cultured and refined gentleman.

The most obvious illustration of this saying is the wearing of uniform. You can tell whether a man is a soldier, sailor, a policemen, or a railway guard, by the uniform he wears. You know a judge by his large wig and ample robes.. a lawyer by his black gown, a professor by his gown and cap and hood. But all that such uniforms tell us is the profession of the wearer.

They do not tell us what sort of men they are in character, All the privates in one regiment are dressed exactly alike; but they are very different men.

We can however, often learn something of men's character and habits from the clothes they' wear. A man whose clothes are always clean and well-brushed is a man of neat and tidy habits; whereas dirty or torn clothes tell us that the wearer is habitually careless and slovenly. Clothier, too, will often indicate the social position of the wearer; for one who is always dressed in the height of fashion is probably well- off and a gentleman; while one in an old shabby suit, or in rags, is probably poor, and even a beggar.

But all this does not carry us far. You will notice that Shakespeare says oft, not always:" The apparel oft proclaims the man". He knew men too well to think that one can always judge man by his clothes. And there are proverbs that contradict his saying; for example.

'' Appearances are deceitful". The outward appearance, the apparel a man wears, often conceals rather that reveals the man. Maly a vulgar, ill-bred man is dressed like a gentleman; and many a cultured and leaned gentleman is shabbily dressed. Remember these
other two proverbs:- Fine clothes do not make a gentleman", and Handsome is that handsome does".

Thursday, 23 June 2016

The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ taught love, kindness and compassion to his people, and was seen to be the most loving, kind, and compassionate of all of them. The Quran mentions his kind and gentle behavior in these words: “O Messenger of Allah! It is a great Mercy of God that you are gentle and kind towards them; for, had you been harsh and hard-hearted, they would all have broken away from you” (Quran 3:159).

There are many instances that show his kindness and gentleness, especially to the weak and the poor. Anas, who was his helper, said: “I served Allah’s Messenger for ten years and he never said to me, ‘Shame’ or ‘Why did you do such-and-such a thing?’ or ‘Why did you not do such-and-such a thing?’” (Bukhari, 2038).

Once the Holy Prophet ﷺ said to his wife: “0 ‘A’ishah! Never turn away any needy man from your door empty-handed. 0 ‘A’ishah! Love the poor; bring them near to you and God will bring you near to Him on the Day of Resurrection”. He ﷺ also went much further on to say: “Seek me among your weak ones, for you are given provision, or you are given help only by reason of the presence of your weak ones”. (Rahman, Encyclopedia of Seerah, VOL. VIII, p. 151) Allah Almighty is Kind, and the Prophet ﷺ imitated Allah’s example in its perfection by showing kindness to his servants and all creatures without any regard for their beliefs, color or nationality. The Prophet ﷺ said: “Allah is kind and likes kindness in all things” (Bukhari, 6601).

His heart ached within him at the corrupt state of his fellow-Meccans and their rejection of One God. The Holy Quran testifies to it in these words: “0 Muhammad, you will, perhaps, consume yourself with grief because the people do not believe” (Quran 26:3). In Surah Kahf, we read: “Then perhaps you would kill yourself through grief over them, [O Muhammad], if they do not believe in this message, [and] out of sorrow.” (Quran 18:6). And Surah Fatir says: “So let not your life be consumed in grief for their sake.” (Quran 35:8).

The Holy Prophet ﷺ took a great interest in the welfare of all people and had great compassion for people in trouble. The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ imitated the attributes of Allah par excellence and translated them into practice in the highest form possible for man. Kindness is an attribute of Allah, which has no limits. It is extensive and encompasses all things and all beings without discrimination. Likewise was the kindness of the Prophetﷺ. Heﷺextended it to all beings, both animate and inanimate and benefited all without measure. The Quranic words for the Prophet’sﷺkindness, Ra’ufun Rahim (Quran 9:128) are very intensive and comprehensive in meaning and convey the true nature and extent of the Prophet’s kindness to people. The Prophet ﷺ said: “One of the finest acts of kindness is for a man to treat his fathers’ friends in a kindly way after he has departed” (Abu dawud, 5123)

The issue of treating friends well was also extended to include relations: “He who wishes to have his provision enlarged and his term of life prolonged should treat his relatives well” (Bukhari, 5985). He emphasized on this matter because he deeply held the view that “Only kindness prolongs life, and a person is deprived of provisions for the faults he commits” (Ibn Majah). Bahz b. Hakim, on his father’s authority, said that his grandfather told him that he had asked Allah’s Messengerﷺto whom he should show kindness and that the Prophetﷺhad replied: “Your mother.” He asked who came next and he replied: “Your mother.” He asked who came next and he replied for the third time: “Your mother.” He again asked who came next and heﷺreplied: “Your father, then your relatives in order of relationship” (Abu Dawud, 5120). He dwelled on the issue of treating orphans humanely as he stated that “The best house among the Muslims is one which contains an orphan who is well treated, and the worst house among the Muslims is one which contains an orphan who is badly treated” (Ibn Majah, 3679). This means that the Prophetﷺcautioned his followers against general maltreatment of anyone regardless of his status. By extending good treatment from friends to relatives and now to neighbors, Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was intent in making all humans interdependent as he emphasized in the following words: “All creatures are Allah’s dependents  and those dearest to Allah are the ones who treat His dependents kindly” (Rahman, VOL VIII, p. 154). He ﷺ emphasized the kind treatment of women again and again in his speeches:

Treat women kindly, since they are your helpers; . . . you have your rights upon your wives and they have their rights upon you. Your right is that they shall not allow anyone you dislike to enter your bed or your home, and their right is that you should treat them well. (from the Farewell Sermon of the Prophet)

Once a number of women complained to the Prophet’s wives about their ill-treatment by their husbands. On hearing of this, the Prophet ﷺ said: “Such persons among you are not good persons.” (Abu Dawud, 1834). This condemnation by the Prophet himself was an indication that no one will be accepted before God who, while on earth, decided to be unkind to women. Another person said to the Prophetﷺ: “0 Messenger of Allah! My relatives are such that although I cooperate with them, they cut me off; I am kind to them but they ill treat me.” The Prophet ﷺ said this in reply: “So long as you continue as you are, God will always help you and He will protect you against their mischief” (Muslim, 4640). This was not only a way of bringing comfort to the mind of the worried person but one of the communicative techniques of the Prophetﷺto assure who ever found himself in that situation to look up to Allah to be consoled and protected. So it was pointless to preach vengeance to this kind of people suffering from this similar fate. Indeed, Prophet Muhammadﷺwas nothing short of a competent counselor.

He ﷺ was always counseling people to be goodhearted regardless of their sex, age or gender. Once Asma bint Abu Bakr’s mother, who was still an unbeliever, came to see her in Madinah. She told this to the Prophet ﷺ and said: “My mother has come to see me and she is expecting something from me. May I oblige her?” The Prophet ﷺ said: “Yes, be kind to your mother” (Muslim, 2195). This attitude of the Prophet was equally extended to Zainab as-Saqafia, the wife of Abdullah ibn Mas’ud and an Ansari woman. She went to see the Prophet ﷺ and to inquire whether it would be a charity if they spent something on their husbands and on the orphans under their care. The Prophet ﷺ said: “They will get a two-fold reward, one for kindness towards their relatives and the other for charity” (Bukhari, 1466).

There are many Ahadith concerning his kindness to animals, birds and insects: “Allah prescribed kindness towards everything; so when you slaughter any animal, slaughter it well; when you sacrifice, make your sacrifice good. And let everyone sharpen his weapon and make it easy for his sacrificed animal” (Muslim, 5055). He ﷺ made this kind of statement to demonstrate his love for both humans and animals. In essence, Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was equally showing his followers that he too is feels pain.

Monday, 13 June 2016

Essay on negative Effects of Watching too much TV

Nowadays watching too much TV became a very widespread problem. We can see TV in every home, even the parents begin to teach their children to watch TV in early childhood, because they think that is a good way to develop a child. Sometimes people forget that the TV does not always carries only positive aspects. “Indeed, a negative relationship exists between the amount of time spent watching TV and children and adolescents health status, including overweight, school and verbal performance, perceived cognitive and attention abilities, and violence or bullying” (Patriarca, 2009). Negative effects of the TV became quite obvious fact. As a consequence, TV affects human physical, mental and social health in a very destructive ways.

One reason why people should not watch too much TV is reduction of mental capacity. Because when people watch an excessive amount of television they do not look for new solutions of any problems. TV changes the way of thinking. This is especially noticeable in the younger generation. Usually the film ends happily, even if the characters in the film were pursued by criminal group or Interpol. Because of this, people stop to look for the solution of problems and expect that everything will be resolved by itself well. In their brains creativity and the desire to create completely replaced by continuous consumption of the information which was produced by TV. That is why after watching too much TV people get typical forgetfulness and decreased ability to think abstractly. Also excessive TV watching changes the outlook on life. Most of those who met in real life with the representatives of various professions, say that, in reality, these people are quite different. They are very different from television characters, because TV does not show the reality, but try to show perfect life.

As an another reason, excessive TV watching leads to emotional frustration in families and problems with relatives. It happens, because people get used to observe the dramatic developments of heroes screen, to share all their experiences, tragedies, challenges and so on. Rather than spend time with family and friends, people are worried about fictional characters. People are so accustomed to these characters that other people may seem less intimate than the vending hero of the next series. Maybe if people will spend more time with their relatives and families instead of watching TV, the statistics of broken marriages will be many times better.

Also watching too much TV is harmful because the human brain is filled with redundant information. A huge stream of advertising, TV shows, TV series and news releases emotional cripple person. Usually people can see dozens or hundreds of commercials for the evening, which will be later mixed in unthought mess in their heads. If people beat the heads with useless information they totally do not leave space for a really worthwhile information. Thus it can be said that in the modern time watching TV is an attribute of a limited world view and lazy lifestyle, which leads to many psychological and physiological problems.

Short Essay on the Value of Time

Value chain of our life time activities can have the Value proposition as self brand of creating opportunity for ourselves. There goes a proverb- "Time and tide wait for no man."

Time once gone is gone for ever". This sentence has encapsulated the true  value of time. Time gives only one chance and one has to put all effort and intelligence to make it best usable.

Time is really a wonderful thing. It can be defined satisfactorily as- It has no beginning and no ending. All things are born in time, grow in time and then decay and die in time. Time moves at its own pace. It cannot be commanded. It does not wait for kings or princess and has no pity for beggars. .It cannot be analyzed. It can not be criticised.

We are generally conscious about passing time and its importance. We have developed clocks and watches to indicate its flow. We have invented dates, days and years to indicate and measure it in our own way, but mind me,  it is really indivisible and immeasurable.

People say time is money. But I am saying that it is more precious than money. Money lost can be recovered, but not the time lost. A moment lost is lost for ever. Time is ever changing. Change is the law of nature. Nothing is independent of change or time. Man’s life is very short but the work is much large and difficult. There are so much to do in one's life. Therefore, we should not waste even a single minute. Every breath, every second should be used properly and meaningfully.

Our school work, home task, hours of rest and sleep, time of recreation and exercise, etc. should be well planned and organized.

We should never postpone doing good and important things. We should never be idle when we ought to be working hard. Leisure is enjoyable only after fruitful hard work. It is our duty to not to leave any work till tomorrow that can be done today and now.

We should not waste time. Actually, nobody can waste time. It is we who are being wasted by time. Economy and value of time is very much important. Great men and women use their every moments most profitably and economically. It is through this method that they have invented great things, discovered wonderful things and left their footprints on the sands of time.

Even our spare time should be wisely used. It   should be utilized in pursuit of healthy and meaningful hobbies and ecstasy. We may study books, learn music, play with children, grow a garden, learn to do something new and useful in our leisure.

In many bigger competition we have noticed that time management is given due importance to score at the top level. Time management is the effect of the value of time. It is the time which value each rise and fall of the economy, sociability, humanity, poverty and divinity. The Almighty God has also provided a limited time for our life. He has set sun, moon, earth etc to perform its duty in time. Time has been also set for complete devastation ( according to Quran Qayamat) of whole universe. Time will also watch the time after complete devastation. This time is only known to God.

Essay on The Possibility of Third World War

Man craves for peace during war but he is haunted by the fear of war during peace time. As a result of it during peace time he starts preparing for war, piles up weapons, enters into treaties with the super powers and increases defence expenditure. All this leads to cold war. After the Second World War, the two super powers-Russia and America started fearing each other and this fear was increased by their ideoloircal differences and differences in their political set up. So since the end of the Second World War fear of the Third World War has been haunting mankind.

There have been many serious political problems which might have easily lead to Third World War. The earliest of them have been the Cuban crises and Korean war. The Vietnam war. Iran dispute, Arab Israel confrontation, Kashmir problem and even Russian occupation of Afghanistan would have flared up into world war. All of these were serious threats to world peace. But the fear of the disaster which may result due to world war kept the nations under check.

It appears there is a little chance of World War III because with the coming of Gorbachev in power efforts have been made to defuse the world situation; the Iraq Iran war has been brought to an end; the P.L.O. has declared Palestanian state without claiming Israeli land. Similarly the confrontation between Russia and China is coming to an end. Russia has withdrawn her forces from Afghanistan. In Pakistan also democratic government has been formed.

So there is a great possibility that they may try to resolve out-standing problems through negotiations with India. In this manner the atmosphere is not so much charged with tension as it was in the earlier years. Still we cannot say at this moment that peace is going to last for a long time. Most of the world problems have not been buried deep rather they threaten to become the cause of the third world war.

The consequences of the Third World War are extremely horrible to imagine. Some of the scientists have pointed out that the use of bombs like Megaton bomb and Cobalt bomb would consume whole of the oxygen of the atmosphere and living creatures would not be able to breathe and live. Some others say that the heat produced by the explosion of the bomb would melt snow on the mountains and consequently the world would be flooded.

Some others think that after war even if there is some life it would be meaningless and extremely primitive though some think that the nuclear winter will freeze every thing on earth. If the Third World War is fought with the weapons which the super powers possess at this time there would be total destruction. What will be the fate of the earth and the universe if the Star War programme continues.

Super powers go on increasing their striking power. Once Einstein was asked how third world war would be fought he gave a pertinent reply that he did not know about the third world war but if Fourth World War was fought it would be fought with the help of stones. He meant to say that human beings would reel back to the primitive ages. In fact during the Third World War there will be no victor and no vanquished.

It is only the horrible consequences of the Third World War that make the super powers to think of avoiding war. President Nixon during his term as President of America wanted to make use of the Nuclear Bomb in Vietnam and also during Indo-Pak war but he desisted from this act of foolishness perhaps only because of the fear of the destruction of the world.

Russel in one of his essays pointed out that if there was going to be a world war it should be as early as it was possible otherwise it would be so destructive that there would be no historian to record. The possibility of the Third World War at this time seem to be remote.

The consequences are so horrible that one could never think of war. Former president of Pakistan Ishaq Khan once said -we are standing on a precipice and a single wrong step will bring total destruction".

Essay on War Is Not A Solution

Man craves for peace during war but he is haunted by the fear of war during peace time. As a result of it during peace time he starts preparing for war, piles up weapons, enters into treaties with the super powers and increases defence expenditure. All this leads to cold war. After the Second World War, the two super powers-Russia and America started fearing each other and this fear was increased by their ideoloircal differences and differences in their political set up. So since the end of the Second World War fear of the Third World War has been haunting mankind.

There have been many serious political problems which might have easily lead to Third World War. The earliest of them have been the Cuban crises and Korean war. The Vietnam war. Iran dispute, Arab Israel confrontation, Kashmir problem and even Russian occupation of Afghanistan would have flared up into world war. All of these were serious threats to world peace. But the fear of the disaster which may result due to world war kept the nations under check.

It appears there is a little chance of World War III because with the coming of Gorbachev in power efforts have been made to defuse the world situation; the Iraq Iran war has been brought to an end; the P.L.O. has declared Palestanian state without claiming Israeli land. Similarly the confrontation between Russia and China is coming to an end. Russia has withdrawn her forces from Afghanistan. In Pakistan also democratic government has been formed.

So there is a great possibility that they may try to resolve out-standing problems through negotiations with India. In this manner the atmosphere is not so much charged with tension as it was in the earlier years. Still we cannot say at this moment that peace is going to last for a long time. Most of the world problems have not been buried deep rather they threaten to become the cause of the third world war.

The consequences of the Third World War are extremely horrible to imagine. Some of the scientists have pointed out that the use of bombs like Megaton bomb and Cobalt bomb would consume whole of the oxygen of the atmosphere and living creatures would not be able to breathe and live. Some others say that the heat produced by the explosion of the bomb would melt snow on the mountains and consequently the world would be flooded.

Some others think that after war even if there is some life it would be meaningless and extremely primitive though some think that the nuclear winter will freeze every thing on earth. If the Third World War is fought with the weapons which the super powers possess at this time there would be total destruction. What will be the fate of the earth and the universe if the Star War programme continues.

Super powers go on increasing their striking power. Once Einstein was asked how third world war would be fought he gave a pertinent reply that he did not know about the third world war but if Fourth World War was fought it would be fought with the help of stones. He meant to say that human beings would reel back to the primitive ages. In fact during the Third World War there will be no victor and no vanquished.

It is only the horrible consequences of the Third World War that make the super powers to think of avoiding war. President Nixon during his term as President of America wanted to make use of the Nuclear Bomb in Vietnam and also during Indo-Pak war but he desisted from this act of foolishness perhaps only because of the fear of the destruction of the world.

Russel in one of his essays pointed out that if there was going to be a world war it should be as early as it was possible otherwise it would be so destructive that there would be no historian to record. The possibility of the Third World War at this time seem to be remote.

The consequences are so horrible that one could never think of war. Former president of Pakistan Ishaq Khan once said -we are standing on a precipice and a single wrong step will bring total destruction".

Essay on Should Women Receive Military Training

Every one knows that women are equal to men in strength and intelligence. It follows, therefore, that women can get training for any profession which men can select. Women are found fit for any kind of work. Thus women work in mills, factories and mines. They become fitters, engineers,. air-hostesses and pilots. They also join the ranks of home-guards and police force. In both these vocations women have to work hard
and have to risk their lives. Military training is one step further and women should take such training.
Modern wars require millions of soldiers.

Hence if women take military training, enough soldiers will be available and there will be no need of conscription. Even if we do not send women on the battlefield we can keep them to guard the frontiers of our country in times of war. When women take up this responsibility, more male soldiers can be sent on the battlefront. Thus women soldiers will be extremely useful to the country in times of emergency.

Some persons say that the fair sex is timid by nature, and that even if women take military training, they will miserably fail on the battlefield. But history furnishes many examples for the valour of women warriors, Razia, Chand Bibi, Joan of Arc, Tarabai Rani of Jhansi have become immortal for their fiery zeal and valour on the battle-field. In the last world war Russian women took an active part and saved their country from the German invasion. Only recently women of Azad Kashmir rendered meritorious services to their motherland by joining armed forces.

Even from the point of civil life, women should take military training. After receiving military training, women will be equal to men in all respects. Hence there will be no inferiority complex in women. Again military training will make women fearless and brave.

In times of riots, air attacks etc., such women will behave in an orderly manner and will stop chaos. Moreover the children of women who have received military training will be brave and disciplined.
There are some who disfavour military training of women. Women can take military training no doubt, but they cannot take part in strenuous and risky military operations.

They also argue that women have to manage their homes and have to look after their children. They cannot ignore these important duties and go to the battle-front. This argument is proper no doubt, but it does not apply to unmarried women, who can safely join the army. Some say that military training will change the temper of Worden and they will become unfit as wives and mothers.

Circumstances are fast changing. Future wars will be more disastrous than the past wars. Therefore women will have to shoulder some of the responsibilities of men in time of war. Obviously then women should take military training.

Essay On Women In Army

Every one knows that women are equal to men in strength and intelligence. It follows, therefore, that women can get training for any profession which men can select. Women are found fit for any kind of work. Thus women work in mills, factories and mines. They become fitters, engineers,. air-hostesses and pilots. They also join the ranks of home-guards and police force. In both these vocations women have to work hard
and have to risk their lives. Military training is one step further and women should take such training.
Modern wars require millions of soldiers.

Hence if women take military training, enough soldiers will be available and there will be no need of conscription. Even if we do not send women on the battlefield we can keep them to guard the frontiers of our country in times of war. When women take up this responsibility, more male soldiers can be sent on the battlefront. Thus women soldiers will be extremely useful to the country in times of emergency.

Some persons say that the fair sex is timid by nature, and that even if women take military training, they will miserably fail on the battlefield. But history furnishes many examples for the valour of women warriors, Razia, Chand Bibi, Joan of Arc, Tarabai Rani of Jhansi have become immortal for their fiery zeal and valour on the battle-field. In the last world war Russian women took an active part and saved their country from the German invasion. Only recently women of Azad Kashmir rendered meritorious services to their motherland by joining armed forces.

Even from the point of civil life, women should take military training. After receiving military training, women will be equal to men in all respects. Hence there will be no inferiority complex in women. Again military training will make women fearless and brave.

In times of riots, air attacks etc., such women will behave in an orderly manner and will stop chaos. Moreover the children of women who have received military training will be brave and disciplined.
There are some who disfavour military training of women. Women can take military training no doubt, but they cannot take part in strenuous and risky military operations.

They also argue that women have to manage their homes and have to look after their children. They cannot ignore these important duties and go to the battle-front. This argument is proper no doubt, but it does not apply to unmarried women, who can safely join the army. Some say that military training will change the temper of Worden and they will become unfit as wives and mothers.

Circumstances are fast changing. Future wars will be more disastrous than the past wars. Therefore women will have to shoulder some of the responsibilities of men in time of war. Obviously then women should take military training.

Little Things In Life Essay


Essay On Little Things Are Great To Little Men.

It is a fact that "the great would not think themselves demigods if the little did not worship them." Greatness is gained by comparison and when analysed it comes to a greater range and extent than when looked at by itself. Greatness is a relative term. Very few are great because of originality. Distinction very often comes through contrast. A man of ordinary stature would be a distinguished figure in the land of pigmies.

A man getting a salary of Rs. 10.000 a month would be considered a rich man among the labourers who live from hand to mouth. A village school master who has only got though his Matriculation would be looked upon as a prodigy of learning by the simple minded rustics.

So the value of greatness depends on our sense of proportion. Little men have a narrow outlook on life. Their ideas are derived from their immediate surroundings and they have not the power of visualisation. They cannot look far ahead, nor have they the faculty of observing things in their right perspective. The result is that their judgment is incorrect and they are not able to discriminate between the great things and little things.

Great things would fill their minds with superstitious awe, while the little things would loom large in their eyes. There are so many little men's great men in this world, who possess no inherent worth, but who pose themselves as great before the little men. The servant to a Deputy Commissioner is a great men in the eyes_of the villagers. A pocket gramophone or a travelling cinema would be a wonder of the world to them. This is all due to their narrow and distorted vision.

But this narrow outlook of little men has an advantage also. They have very few ambitions and those too are easily fulfilled. Their desires do not extend to unattainable or valuable things. They are satisfied with little things and lead a contented life. Moreover. the pleasure they desire from little things is greater than what the great men get from great things, because they can never reach the goal of their ambitions. They aim at the moon and only hit at the mountain.

Generally, greatness, is an illusion. The minute a great man is taken out of the atmosphere he is living in or the position he is occupying, he becomes shorn of his greatness. -When greatness descends from its lofty pedestal, it assumes human dimensions."