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Demands are natural but catastrophic

Kipgen Sawma Thadou *



A boy demands love, trust, care, service, respect, understanding, praise, etc from his lover who also demands the same treatment from him. Sometimes the demand and expectation are so high that they break up.

Husband and wife are two sides of a coin. Though they are pronounced as one after marriage, many differences could not be prevented from popping up. These differences are another name for needless demand and pipe dream.

Market (buying and selling) is all about demand and supply. If demand is high and supply could not meet the rising demand, it is likely that the price of that commodity will rise.

For example, the United States of America consumes more than nine times as much oil as China on a per capita basis. As more of China's population converges to Western standards of consumption, demand for commodities - and thus their prices will remain on an upward trajectory.

No one but the poor (countries) will suffer because of unnecessary demand and utilization of commodity by few moneyed countries/families.

Today, there is a growing demand for IT student in India and abroad. As a result, IT student are getting the highest priority in finding jobs. Moreover, the earnings of this IT student touch the sky. The consequence is bitter.

The present world has become a hell for those who opted for other fields especially the Arts student. There is less than a little room for them to breathe. This changing trend has indeed made them looks like good for nothing. Leading private companies has made an amusement out of their degree and knowledge.

Hockey is the national game of India. The craze over cricket has undermined the importance of our national game. The demand for cricket in our country is so high that some crazy cricket fans do not hesitate to give Sachin Tendulkar the title of God.

There were instances where Indian cricket fans burned the house of the players who played poorly, smashed their own T.V. set or even went to the extinct of committing suicide when India lost the important match.

Even football, which is the most played game in the world, could not swing its magic stick in India. Unlucky are those who want to be Beckham, Ronaldo, or Messi in India.

Many footballers from northeast might have been famous and rich had the mainland Indians could feel the excitement of football in the field or at least the Indian government sincerely approve enough fund for the infrastructural development of football.

Inane demand is a mirror image of slyness (cunning like fox) and a sign of trailing.

Demand 81/Happiness (read as Demand is inversely proportional to Happiness). When illogical demands are far above the ground, naturally happiness began to falter from our faces.

Demand 8 Happiness (read as Demand is directly proportional to Happiness) only when our demand do not trespass our neighbour's merriment (joy), go in tandem with our friends' demand or when our demand is made with some space of concern for our fellow beings.


* Kipgen Sawma Thadou wrote this article for Hueiyen Lanpao
This article was posted on May 13, 2013



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