12703Re: [Meditation Society of America] Re: Pallavi's question
- Feb 3, 2004----- Original Message -----From: "Onniko" <onniko@...>Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 01:42 AMSubject: [Meditation Society of America] Re: Pallavi's question
> >my arms, till her sobs ceased.
> > I just held Pallavi in
> >saying that there is a real Pallavi which you
> *v* Oh? Are you
> personally know and whowas crying over the children who did
> not have peace and creaturecomforts?Yes.And it is more about the consequences for children caught in war zones and conflict situation, rather than of endemic deprivations.
> That surprizes me because I've seen manychildren around that age who have made art of the public appeals variety and they >were as far from crying as is they were lying on the beach licking a cone. Not to say they were callous, but rather that they
>felt very good about what they did to help make everyone see the injustice that they so recently learned to see.>
> Their feeling for the children they depicted wasnever sorrow, but was in a way, more of a detached compassion for
>something they felt the old people in power needed to be reminded of. Those children would have seen a hug as
> an insult to their intelligence, or atypical adult brushing off of the 'poor sad little kid', a very patronizing
> response to what they felt was their very insightful mediaefforts.That indeed is also a typical response.In this case, it was different.
> Actually, if there was a Pallavi who readsin here
> I'd want to tell you that you did a great job in puttingthat
> thought provolking public service announcement together. Itis artistically pleasing as well as remaining clear and to the
> pointwhile holding the interest of the viewer. The use of
> the question wassmart because it makes the viewer think,
> whereas so often the authoritymethod of script turns people
> off. Nice presentation,Pallavi.No Pallavi is not subbed to this List or any List for that matter.I will convey your thoughts to her.
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