Charting a Path Forward for Pakistan!
We need to take the lessons from the past and use them to create a better future for all people.
We must value and protecting our natural resources, promote social equality, and foster respect for diversity and human dignity. By doing so, we can create a world that is truly distinguished by its development and progress.
Zaheer Udin Babar Junejo
The 20th century is widely recognized as a period of great change, marked by political, economic, social, and technological advancements. While many of these developments are viewed as positive, others have had a negative impact on our world.
The two world wars and the threat of nuclear weapons challenged the idea of human civilization. The rise of petro-Dollar economy led to the domination of oil as a source of energy and wealth, shaping the global economy in ways that have had both positive and negative effects.
At the same time, the 20th century was marked by a decline in religion and the rise of nationalism, which led to increased division and conflict. The increasing focus on material wealth and fashion has replaced traditional values, leading to a decline in community and family ties.
However, it is important to recognize that these events are not just a simple case of distinction or development, but rather the result of the complex interplay between various factors. As we move into the 21st century, it is essential that we recognize these challenges and work towards creating a world that is more equitable, sustainable, and peaceful for all.
We need to take the lessons from the past and use them to create a better future for all people. This means valuing and protecting our natural resources, promoting social equality, and fostering respect for diversity and human dignity. By doing so, we can create a world that is truly distinguished by its development and progress.
It is crucial that we recognize the challenges, we as a nation are facing, today is the time to play our part to create a more just and equitable society. Despite the advances in technology, it seems that we have failed to use it to improve the quality of life for all citizens. The promotion of hate and division by the media, coupled with the lack of care and concern for the greater good of the nation, has resulted in an environment of uncertainty and self-interest.
This has had a significant impact on our ability to build and sustain strong institutions, which are crucial for the development and progress of any nation. We must take immediate action to address these issues and work towards creating a better future for all people in Pakistan. This means promoting unity and respect for diversity, strengthening institutions, and focusing on the greater good, rather than our own selfish interests.
Zaheer Udin Babar Junejo is Community Development Professional based in Hyderabad.