Conveniently Blind

Update: La Tomatina Cancelled! Sanity prevails!

http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/bangalore-s-tomatina-festival-cancelled-134173

Note: The tone of the article is not pleasant. Reflects my frustration. And I took no pain to hide it.

Just spare a thought for that young kid on the road. He hasn’t had anything to eat for the past two days. And now, he stares at people throwing food at each other, food being indiscriminately wasted, food being used for entertainment and ‘celebration’, in the name of La Tomatina.

Celebration of what? A most outrageous, inhuman celebration that smacks of arrogance and ignorance. A pure sadistic pleasure of destroying food that could well have formed somebody’s meal. (more…)

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