Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Dedicated to 2 Heroes

Today, October 11, 2007, is D-Day for two brave souls out there in the big concrete jungle, Kuala Lumpur.

I don't know about you, humans out there. It's astonishing that this sorry state of affairs has reached such a critical point.... What will two courageous humans who attempt to ensure the scales of justice remain balanced decide? Will they compromise their source?

Mind you, I'm a great believer in obeying the law but in this instance, without much saying, something doesn't seem fair. No doubt the ACA has to follow what is in the law. Still, it's simply outrageously morally wrong that things turn out this way. What is shown worldwide as tampering with the legal system is not nipped in the bud immediately but the good guys have to bite the bullet first, so to speak.... Will the Dark Force thus triumph?

Perhaps, just perhaps, things will work out differently for the better at the 11th hour for the two souls whom I call... heroes. Maybe, these two heroes may even decide to reveal the identity of the witness.

Here is my favorite poem, "Invictus" by William Ernest Henley, dedicated to our brothers, R. Sivarasa and Sim Tze Tzin. Let me tell you, brothers for justice, although I am on the opposite side of the political divide, I support your cause for the sake of fair justice and many generations of mine.


Out of the night that covers me,
Black as a Pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.

In the fell clutch of circumstance
I have not winced nor cried aloud,
Under the bludgeonings of chance
My head is bloody, but unbowed.

Beyond this place of wrath and tears
Looms but the horror of the shade,
And yet the menace of the years
Finds, and shall find me, unafraid.

It matters not how straight the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate:
I am the Captain of my soul.

- Willian Ernest Henley (1875)

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