JwalaMukhi wrote:The Hindu Indian Secular Intellectual (HISH) is primarily handicapped because of inadequate connection to his roots. [/u]
Not just inadequate connection to his roots, but ignorance of the existence of those roots outside his-story books. I have been there, done that, and own a T-shirt shop. There is a clear divide between Macaulay putra and motherland.
But he is powerful because his wealth and power reside in his condition. He has shown his competence and ability. Those who might want to mock this (for whatever reason) only need to go back to the text of Macaulay's original minute to see what The Great God Macaulay himself said:
There are in this very town natives who are quite competent to discuss political or scientific questions with fluency and precision in the English language. I have heard the very question on which I am now writing discussed by native gentlemen with a liberality and an intelligence which would do credit to any member of the Committee of Public instruction. Indeed it is unusual to find, even in the literary circles of the continent, any foreigner who can express himself in English with so much facility and correctness as we find in many Hindoos. Nobody, I suppose, will contend that English is so difficult to a Hindoo as Greek to an Englishman.
The English recognised an opportunity and opened it up. The Secular Hindu Intellectual fitted the bill like a key in a lock. Getting him to recognize "native" culture will involve some cognitive dissonance.
I keep repeating this word because it is important. I have accused Non HISI former dhimmi people even on this forum of being "unsophisticated" and scorers of own goals. I have a reason for that.
When you confront a HISI and tell him about his roots, and offer proof, his cognitive dissonance (understanding of truth compared with the conflicting information he was brought up with) causes anger.
If you react to this anger patiently, he can be turned. There is a desi lurking in every Macaulay. It must not be killed. If you react with anger - you are immediately branded a Hindu extremist because any Hindu who is "not him" is an extremist.
Unfortunately this "anger" mistake is committed at the highest levels in the land by the highest people in the BJP and RSS. Their "lack of sophistication" lies in their inability to understand how the Macaulay-putra needs to be handled. Cursing him does not help. It turns him away. Making up stupid names for him that insult him like "pseudosecularism" is a bad mistake. He considers himself secularism itself. You are damaging his image. Would you talk to a man who tells you you are a ch**th? He will call you a name and stop talking to you. And he controls the media. It is a serious mistake to mess with him in his own language, English, unless you are really good, for he is capable of using it on you in a far more effective way. See the ease with which expressions like "merchant of death" appear while the Hindus are still blabbering with their favorite and totally meaningless word "pseudo secularism" to try and describe a complex type of Hindu. No wonder the Macaulay putra laughs. His words are splattered all over Western controlled media.
And cursing him in an Indian language and lamenting that he is "cut off" is of abso-bloody-lootely no use. he just doesn't understand and doesn't care about being cursed in some native tongue.
So what? Are you going to kill him? Not at all. No use. After all your problem is islamic extremism, and if you kill HISI it will only prove what he says "You are a Hindu extremist". And all the Mullahs will agree.
The HISI has to be won over. The first step in that is to stop calling him names and getting angry with him. He should think you are "civilised" like him. Wear suit. Wear boot. Use Chanakya neeti, Use Sun Tzu. Stop using blunderbuss methods. He is immune to that and will checkmate you. Don't push the limits of his brain. Feed him with just enough info to put doubt in his head. If you tell him Taj mahal is "Tejo mahalaya" he will nearly die laughing, but he will not die. Give him information that he can swallow in doses that do not cause anger, resentment or incredulity in him. His family and friends are invariably Hindu - but his "Weshtern circle" will laugh at "tejo mahalaya". He is afraid of ridicule. Don't allow him to be ridiculed. Give him information to be proud, in small doses, using Western quotes and sources. And never give him a chance to think that you are out to humiliate him. Massage his ego. Ask for "English translations" and express your ignorance. Make him feel wanted. Telling him to be a Pracharak is no use. This is like telling him "Live your life my way and then you wil be like me". He will say "Balls. I am happy as I am"
All this requires the sophistication that Hindus have lost.
You can use his tools against him. After all the biggest lament I have read that everyone is using sociology and social engineering against Hindus. What a stupid innocent Hindu lament.
The only new sociology that is coming out of India is from Hindus. You and i an others are part of that process. Indian sociology cannot be studied in English. You have to mix with the locals. Build up local knowledge and allow Macaulay putra converts to fight the Macaylay-putra HISI. Do not get angry. Get things done instead.
Unless Hindus can push the tide of HISI from where they are headed nothing will get done. This we have seen for decades. In the meantime Hindu anger will lead to flare ups that will not be controllable.
I believe the HISI is convertable. Go on that path too before violence becomes the only solution.