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Why Corruption is Bad for Everybody & How to Stop It?

Goodman Naorem *



Dear friend,

Corruption simply means a cover up or a make up for someone/something inefficient, disqualified & unwanted; to make it eligible for any post or situation to fit, in the illegal way.

Corruption will not do any good to anyone in the long term basis, either to the giver or the receiver of the corrupted money.

Corruption harms everybody because it is based on injustice!

Let us here discuss how corruption harms/spoils everybody/everything individually & collectively in the society:

EVIL EFFECTS OF CORRUPTION

Merited but Poor People are Denied:
Merited & qualified people who are poor & honest, not wanting to bribe, will remain unemployed thus depriving the expertise & knowledge of the good individuals to effective applications for the advancement of the individuals & society.

Bad Consequences of Selecting Unfit People:
Demerited & disqualified people when given in-charge of the posts they don't deserve; they will start malfunctioning resulting in unwanted outputs. If in administration, it will be mismanaged; if in engineering, structures won't last long; if in medical line, people will die of wrong prescriptions or wrong surgery; if in manufacturing, only substandard products will come out; if in education, substandard students will be the products; if in politics, faulty policies & mismanagement of public funds will happen...

No Hope for Educated Poor
Poor people who managed hard to get higher education when they completed their studies; they are given the popular 'Unemployed!' title to cap on all their certificates/diplomas/degrees/masters/PhDs and to start any self employed venture also needs capital and to get loan for it again they need money to bribe here & there! Those who are poor or educated poor and want to live honest but progressive life without bribery/corruption see no hope for development in life in the corrupted society. So, it is of no surprise that some/many of these unemployed youths are turning to insurgency as the alternative way of life.

Corruption Widening the Rich-Poor Gap:
People in power who have the advantage of accumulating bribed money will become richer & richer and the poor people who try to pay huge amounts as bribes will remain in debt thus creating a huge rift between the rich & the poor. The consequence of this extreme inequality in the society will brew disunity, envy, hatred & enmity between the people of the haves and the have-nots.

Corrupted People Degrades Self & Society:
People who became materially rich through corruption will degrade morally and start misusing the ill-accumulated money in higher criminal activities like maintaining criminal gangs to support his nefarious activities; himself or his children may become drug addicts or alcoholics or gambling or in prostitutes etc thus further tearing down the moral fabrics individually and socially.

When Poor People are looked down by Rich:
Poor people, who are constantly looked down upon by those rich counterparts in the society; having no means of decent living will turn to armed gangs to extort money from those rich & corrupted people thus sprouting up of pseudo insurgent groups.

When Honest People are not respected by Society:
In the corrupted society, honest & hardworking people will not be respected but will be considered as fools and so even those who were sincere & hard working before will start joining the corrupted rat race of the fallen society thus the evils of corruption will spread all over with no future hope & aspiration to live for.

Where the Corrupted Money go:
Huge amounts of corrupted public funds becoming black money will either divert away clandestinely to the foreign banks or the huge amounts remain as black money hiding doing nothing good for himself or the society.

Society where Corruption prevails:
Where corruption prevails, in that society, people will become more & more material minded, thinking that money is everything and thus start losing the spiritual qualities like the fellow feeling of love, sincerity, empathy, equity, unity, justice etc and thus trying to accumulate money by hook or crook; people will become materially mad and start living restless & meaningless life in greed.

Corruption is Fundamental Crime:
Crimes & killings will be the direct consequences of a society drowned in corruption; this simply being the law of karma that crime begets crime because corruption is a fundamental crime against humanity that causes multi-dimensional social problems.

No true Happiness in Corrupted Society:
In the corrupted society, nobody will be truly happy; fear, insecurity and unhappiness will spread all over and there will be no far sighted visions for future prospects or prosperity and people will become more selfish and narrow minded.

Final Result of Corrupted Society:
Final result of a society drown in corruption is the total degradation of the whole people in the society.

Now, having seen the worst effects of corruption in the society, now, let us find out the ways to root out this social evil:

WAYS TO STOP CORRUPTION

Exercising Spiritual Qualities:
When people realize the benefits of enhancing & exercising their spiritual qualities in daily life and also when they are aware of the serious bad consequences of corruption; then, instead of practicing this selfish & evil social habit called corruption; they will become more loving, sincere, kind, empathic, dutiful and rightful people away from corruption.

Corruption Free Election:
Corruption free election for all public representatives like Members of Parliament [MPs], Members of Legislative Assemblies [MLAs], Members of Municipal Corporations [MMCs], Village Board Members [VBMs], Students Unions [SUs] etc.

Top-Down Approach:
Top-Down approach i.e. leaders at the top like president, Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, State Ministers, Chief Ministers, Other Ministers, Governors, Secretaries, Department Heads, Institute Heads, NGOs etc should be the examples of integrity and clean governance, administration & management by their own actions.

Strict & Clean Law Enforcers:
Police Department & Army should be strictly clean in terms of corruption.

Severe Laws against Corruption:
Severe laws should be in place to punish anyone booked under corruption charges fast.

Anti-Corruption Government Vigilance Department:
Anti-Corruption government vigilance department should be in action to watch & report corruption activities by anyone either in government or private institutes/offices.

Anti-Corruption Police Department Cell :

Anti-Corruption Police Department Cell should be in action to handle corruption charges against anybody for fast booking, charging & punishing by law.

Non Governmental Organizations against Corruption:
Non Governmental Organizations as corruption watch & report bodies with grants from the government & supported by Anti-Corruption Police Department Cell, should be formed & run effectively.

No Corruption in Government Appointments:
No bribery should be allowed in any kind of government appointments for any post by law.

No Corruption in Private Appointments:
No bribery should be allowed in any kind of private appointments for any post by law.

No capitation fees by Institutes:
No capitation fees for students in any field of study at any institute by law.

General Public against Corruption:
General public should stand collectively against corruption.

No Political Interference:
No political interference should be allowed for anyone high or rich who is charged for corruption and anyone found interfering, should be punished by law.

Social Respect for the People of Integrity:
Social encouragement & high respect for the people who practice the spiritual qualities like honesty, dutifulness, sincerity, impartiality, hard work, dignity of labor etc should be the regular norm of the people in society.

We all want to live a peaceful, prosperous & happy life, don't we?
A corruption free society will just provide that to us.
So, let's start making a corruption free society from today onwards, in thoughts, words & deeds.

Happiness for all!


* Goodman Naorem (Happy World Society) is a frequent contributor to e-pao.net . The writer can be contacted at goodmannaorem(at)gmail(dot)com
This article was posted on March 29, 2011.



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