Campaign for Truth
Make an honest reflection on our thoughts, words
and actions... to modulate them for a better self... and making of a better
society and strengthening bond of humanity.
By: Himanshu K. Gandhi
Davos, Switzerland will yet again be hosting global leaders from all walks of life, under
the aegis of 'The World Economic Forum' later this month... "to encourage businesses,
governments and civil society to commit together to improving the state of the
Its claim to fame is a non-partisan platform for independent inquiry and
thought leadership to wrestle with wide swath of critical world challenges from
innovation, to economies, to education, to peace, to hunger.
This year it lists the very same broad array of
"Issues"... which are all important... but, misses out yet again, on
mention of the big elephant in the room... deceit.
There is no deficit of greater import than that of virtues... and no
pandemic of greater threat to humankind than that of deceit. Thread of virtues
ties humanity together and to make our bonds stronger we have to rope in
When will deceit be a hot
button issue at Davos? Will it ever be?
Not until all of the crowd pullers gathered at the event... or those who are
able to make room for themselves, with a fee of over US$ 75000, have their
hands clean. Dirty animals raise no issue with playing in the dirt.
Campaign for truth starts
here... now... with a warm invite to all those who have distanced themselves
from deceit... or have taken unto themselves a solemn pledge to displace deceit
from their being...
Truthfulness is a single domino. Once it falls into place, all other dominoes
of righteous conduct follow through in synchronicity.
We all may have, or have had,
some… "ignorance", "excuse", "limitation" or
"circumstance beyond our control"... to fall into deceit, or not
mount enough resistance to it.
Can we all join hands to call deceit out... from
within us… or without... and make a real effort to remain away from artifice
Any and every humble effort of ours towards self reform will energize
those within our circle of influence to do the same. Each one of us supports
the other. For our own good and for the common good… let us come together... to
help humanity stave off the scourge and pandemic of deceit.
When we take on a solemn
pledge... we move to actualize the notion. Kindly join the campaign for truth
in self by following the link below and click on "Pledge.
And, when you have done so, kindly enjoin everyone in your circle of
influence to do the same.
Let us all do our bit.
About the author: Himanshu is based in Boston,
MA and is an avid follower of Jainism. He administers a
Facebook group ‘SSS… Solution Starts with Self’, where his effort is to support
thoughts that enrich the base ethos of simple, straightforward and honest
conduct, to break the pace of greed and vice, everywhere we see. To join the
group or any comments email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.