Extremism: The Bane for Our Society We are standing against each other, with our faces at opposite ends. We need not learn from one-another, for we both are enlightened. The sparking light that illuminates us has blinded our eyes. Our ears covered by thick curtains of established ideologies For strangers now we are; Our hearts have turned to stones On cadaver of humanism, humanity sits and mourns But; who we are? We are the flag bearers of self righteousness. Extremism is the bud that sprouts from
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