Sunday, May 31, 2009

Reflections on ‘the attitude of Sinhala Buddhists’

(TI)Certain sections of Colombo’s English-speaking, English-educated society just can’t seem to come to terms with what has happened with respect to the LTTE. For starters they couldn’t understand why Tamils are not celebrating in the streets (I commented on this last week). Now they are worried about ‘the attitude of the Sinhala Buddhists’. Somehow Sinhala Buddhists are not supposed to partake of the celebrations or claim a piece of the credit and worse, they have ‘attitude’. Full text