In today’s socio-political currency, often there is cheapened ‘Hero Inflation’ devoid of serious

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In today’s socio-political currency, often there is cheapened ‘Hero Inflation’ devoid of serious moral reflection in indiscriminate glory of dubious value. Within that promiscuous praise that greases the path for bottom of the barrel hyperbole debased hero-worshipping, and if you throw partisan vituperation of political complexities in the mix, it becomes absurd ventilation of the small soul’s lowest common denominator. You get all kinds of cluttered mind, suffocating echo chamber, denialism barking on style over substance. In their politically charged hyper reality, truth is variable, partial and filtered through narrow partisan optics. Soullessness of the chattering class are so vein that even old chestnuts falling from their favorite…show more content…
Today it is clear to all as to why this upheaval, madness, blood-shed starts as the Election-process gets underway? Isn’t it a manifestation of some politicians’ insecurity? Affliction of narcissistic personality-cult? To whom facts, in Orwellian terminology, becomes ‘un(non)facts’, persons ‘un(non)persons’. When convenient unpersons and unfacts are revived. The personal vectors are conveniently promoted, conversely if situation demands, demoted. Their governing principle: ‘Truth is the political line of the day.’ In their need to hold onto power, making of a dictator, tyrant, despot and overbearing autocrat is a requirement of the time. Psychologists might say, such requirement is a compensation for inner vulnerability. Afraid to face the inner-Shadow, in Jungian terms, they project that Shadow onto others who then become their enemies and thus represent everything that stands in the way of success and comfort. In Bangla political dynamics all indications are there, popularity of the ruling party, Awami League hit the rock bottom; exemplified when the BNP "thrashed the League in mayoral elections in June and July, notably in Gazipur in the industrial belt, hitherto one of the League’s safest constituencies" and polling data showing a plunge in the government’s popularity. Consequent to opposition called general strike, many stores and schools were closed in Dhaka and very few vehicles were

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