Sunday, May 24, 2009

HUBRIS: Why Rajini knew better than Prabhakaran

By Namini Wijedasa

(LB)Twenty years ago, Rajani Thiranagama wrote in the Broken Palmyrah these words that now seem so prophetic: “The Tigers’ history, their theoretical vacuum, lack of political creativity, intolerance and fanatical dedication will be the ultimate cause of their own break up. The legendary Tigers will go to their demise with their legends smeared with the blood and tears of victims of their own misdoings. A new Tiger will not emerge from their ashes. Only by breaking with this whole history and its dominant ideology, can a new liberating outlook be born.” Full text Share on Facebook