TWENTY QUESTIONS – BHAVYA RAMAKRISHNAN

What if we didn’t tell our children the difference between right and wrong?
Would their conscience show them the way?
What if we didn’t tell our children how beautiful someone looked?
Would they try to be beautiful people?
What if we didn’t tell our children Africans are black, Europeans are white, East Asians are yellow?
Would the colour of a person’s skin become part of his description?
What if we didn’t tell our children some people are not like us because they pray to a different God?
Would it really matter that much?
What if we didn’t tell our children to ignore the poor there’s nothing we can do?
Would they stop and show compassion?
What if we didn’t raise our voices when we talk to our children about broken inanimate objects?
Would they be less materialistic?
What if we didn’t tell our children wild animals are to be feared?
Would the number of endangered species be less?
What if we didn’t tell our children world peace is the politicians’ problem?
Would they try to make a difference?
What if we didn’t tell our children the planet takes care of herself?
Would they be more careful?
What if we let children decide for themselves?
Would the world be a better place?

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