What’s in a name?
All creations in nature have a name. The word nature is a name for anything natural. The diverse species in plant and animal kingdom bear name and identified as such in reference and familiarity. Anything that is discovered or invented introduced to the world by a name. The galaxy and solar system have names and are known by that specific name as Sun, Moon and planets signified by their original name.
The multitude stars have name in astronomy. The star and zodiac sign have names and singularly denote the relevance in astrology.
The pathogens carry names in science and likewise in other fields.
Among humans, the hospitals and any place of birth expect the child’s family to register childbirth with that child’s name and issue birth certificate bearing the child’s name serving his or her entire life as proof of identity unique to that individual. In many societies, the arrival of new life and member into the family is rejoiced and welcomed with formal naming ceremony involving a priest if they are religious like in Hindu tradition the event is called namkaran and similarly Baptism or Christening in Christianity and so on. In other situations the child’s parents invite family and friends to such occasions and have them witness the child being named to be known by that name thereafter.
The tangible and inanimate objects too have a name for easy reference and identification. Any civil and military operations and missions are named and so are the aircrafts, naval ships, submarines and myriad things all around on earth are assigned names to be associated with in any group or segment.
That being the truth and reality, Who is anyone to deny me my identity with my given name?
The irony is those behind such hideous insidious discriminatory practice along with crony contingency judiciously following the devil’s dictum assigning my identity to anonymity or attributing me to anyone of their choice regardless of whoever they are in direct violation of my individual rights despite my endless requests to treat others the way they want to be treated by them shamelessly and flamboyantly advertise their names with fancy titles exhibiting their so-called scholastic achievements, celebrity status and much more during public and private appearance on podium and stage.
If I’m mere God’s instrument, who do they think they are and what makes them claim anything they do in life as their personal and sole accomplishment invariably dismissing any notion on higher power involvement in big and small endeavors throughout existence on earth?
Shouldn’t every one of them expecting me to accept their prejudice towards me as fact of life, classify themselves as nameless and faceless and admit being “God’s mouthpiece and Medium?”
Is God’s presence and influence a new revelation unaware since human creation and evolution?
How about the speech and actions to motivate and inspire others or engagement in anything leading to major positive transformation to mankind as God’s role with them having no part or place except them being mere object or tool perhaps automatons (robots) for supernatural force indulgence as they suggest about me?
As for politics and the media house run by political establishment including assorted communication outlets and academic forum with teachers never in short supply of advise supplemented with do’s and don’t list pioneer and promote identity politics based on race, religion, caste, creed and class to suit particular culture while conveniently ignore the importance of individual name albeit quintessential to thyself not necessarily to those whom they isolate and target with viciousness and malignancy.
The relentless race baiting emphasize pigmentation of skin in the color coded or caste oriented society fomenting polarization and marginalization as the primary goal. The pseudo empathy laden with inherent bigotry shed light on overt and covert intolerance to fairness and equality.
Is it really necessary to slot people and any person as black, backward class or Muslim and other denominations in political and social nomenclature notwithstanding self-righteous complacency?
The politics and media preference to such delineation impose the trend as progress with indifference and parochial societal behavior highlighted in the regressive strategy.
The world need to recognize the battle between evil and goodness with the former defiance to righteousness and virtuousness pursue destructive catastrophic course in utter disregard of cataclysmic outcome.
Those led by the devil with evil in ‘devil’ guarantee self-peril amid epitomizing hypocrisy in failing to practice what they preach others in everything they say and perform in their entire life.
What’s in a name summarize the concept and significance of name, the exclusive inalienable right to personal identity and uniqueness internally determined by DNA and externally by the name upon birth until death and beyond non-negotiable to others’ will for arbitrary assignment and exploitation.
Those committing the criminal offense may do so with their name and not take others rights for granted now or in the future. Not to mention the inevitable karmic effects imparting them a harsh lesson sooner than later.
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