Sunday, May 24, 2009

Sorry, no afterlife for Prabhakaran or the LTTE

By Malinda Seneviratne

(AT)When gods turn out to be mortal the worshippers are benumbed and languish in disbelief. It is natural for the most na├»ve to cling on to the flimsiest of hope that the death was fabrication. After all, when those who are immortalized come to take up residence in vast swathes of one’s sense of meaning and being, and pledge over and over again to create for one a private heaven on earth, mortality is insufferable. Full text Share on Facebook