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This post was edited by KIyer at 2017-11-28 13:50

Got this nice saying from someone...

Original in Hindi.

शहर बसाकर, अब सुकून के लिए गाँव ढूँढते हैं,

बड़े अजीब हैं लोग हाथ मे कुल्हाड़ी लिए, छाँव ढूँढते हैं..

English Translation:

We search for the good life in the countryside when our home the city we've made,

It's strange we go around an axe in hand while searching for some shade.

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I think the poem wants to stress the irony of life.

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huaqiao Post time: 2017-11-29 18:11
I think the poem wants to stress the irony of life.

yes.
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KIyer Post time: 2017-11-30 07:23
yes.

Are people in India facing this kind of dilemma? It should be "good dilemma" since it shows there is progress and better standard of living going on. This is the kind of transition that happens in growing economies.

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huaqiao Post time: 2017-11-30 17:03
Are people in India facing this kind of dilemma? It should be "good dilemma" since it shows there  ...

yes, this poem is particularly meaningful for Indians in India. There is a growing awareness of the irony and I think some of the change and progress will be for the better overall.
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KIyer Post time: 2017-12-3 09:54
yes, this poem is particularly meaningful for Indians in India. There is a growing awareness of th ...

I remember someone said the only thing that is constant is change.

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huaqiao Post time: 2017-12-3 17:06
I remember someone said the only thing that is constant is change.

that is true - one of the absolute truths of all time
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