How to destroy your enemy!!
A wise old saying “If you want to totally destroy your enemy, make him your friend” is very apt when it comes to dealing with all forms of oppression. Enemies oppress, friends do not! The prejudices we are born with, soon degenerate into oppression as we grow up in our so-called modern but so very materialistic society. Both the West and the East practice oppression based on sex, colour, language, ethnicity, illiteracy, disability, corruption, envy, greed, jealousy, power, stigmas, superstition and above all poverty.
The difference lies in the constitutional protection that most of the democratic societies in the West have for their citizens, whereas the poorer countries are bereft of these in practice even when there are constitutional guarantees. Friendship without any strings is the first step towards forging alliances. Our archaic customs, traditions, norms and habits must be changed before our work as a friend to the extreme poor is crowned with success and they take their rightful place in the mainstream.