A Thought: The Changing Face of Humankind!
At most times during the last few months it gets intolerable for the humans. From where the heck this unique virus has sprung up and why? Initial part of the query is answered easily enough: it is a novel strain of the existing Coronavirus and it has proved to be extremely infectious, focusing or rather specializing on human-human transmission. As to the’why’ it’s very complex, and proper answers might never ever be discovered. Before considering that part let us get into another’why’. Why has it picked the most vital areas of the human anatomy-the Face, using its own constituent profiles of the mouth masterpiece and the nostrils, and the set of palms that obeys all the basic commands of these people?It’s said that excess or too much of anything is bad for well-being and wellness. Therefore, as to the’why’ reason it can be stated that, essentially, the virus targets at teaching humankind a terrible lesson for each of their misdeeds, particularly before, perhaps, two centuries. That it’s chosen the face usually means that the mouth, the major organ for communication, has largely been responsible for most of the misdeeds: too much of misinformation; also much of propaganda; also much of agenda; too much quarrels from the petty ones into the most catastrophic ones; also much of ingesting; and too much of others. The nostrils or rather to nose, meant basically for breathing to reside, has largely been responsible for smelling too far into everything and harmful nosing around in the affairs of others. And the palms, the tools for all of the manual and physical activities have mostly been responsible for activities done in close affiliation with the above stakeholders, together with, of course, the ultimate authority of the grey cells, housed in the skull which, in fact, defines the shapes of the face.In the procedure, we have already explained the philosophical’why’, although partly. The’instructing a dreadful lesson’ could be upheld because the’action taken’ of this Authority controlling humankind through an invisible remote. Super clever of the Authority not to resort to the intricate cosmos annihilation plan that indicated total destruction instead of giving more time into the spirits that are earthy to learn from errors. Therefore, It has decided to take the much easier option of merely changing the strain of an present virus, but thereby inflicting the highest and the most humiliating damage. Isn’t it clearly displayed by the people across the globe?The activities of the inflicted stakeholders have been severely restricted, making it restricted only to the interiors of the houses: you can start your mouth to indulge in communicating or propaganda or abuse simply to the nearest members of your household; you can go on eating the dull dishes, house being the only service provider and the ambiance; you cannot attend social/political/cultural/multinational parties where you consistently enjoyed the variety and the exotic quality of the dishes: you grumblingly miss physically facing your friends/accomplices/neighbours/others in the marketplaces or the clubs or the offices/banks/business places or the purchasing complexes; you cannot go out for your bodily theater halls or the multipurpose auditoriums; handshake has turned into a past pastime; you can’t even breathe freely outdoors; you have deprived of numerous legal/illegal/evil/good/illicit tasks that your hands are capable of doing and the most powerful ones too, unable to pander to their usual tasks in full glory.However, humanity cannot be made fool-proof in respect of wrongs and evil, even by the Authority. Being confined to the four walls, occasionally very congested and unhealthy, the dominant men, particularly in a patriarchy such as India, are becoming putrid-malevolent squarely contributing to the increasing domestic violence. On the flip side, confinement to home and the kitchen for weeks the female segment has also become suffocated, frustrated, mad and neurotic, frequently bursting into avoidable rants. Now, the most of the males not going to females and office unable to go out dining or shopping this main’mutual relief’ is being refused to both of the stakeholders, contributing to increasing stress, tension, quarrels and violence.On the flip, smart humanity has discovered the way of eking out a digital presence in terms of the internet and the societal websites to indulge in a number of their pastimes such as misinformation or propaganda or gossip or some productive things too on the positive side, to some extent. But, the continuous lack of this key’physicality’ makes it unbearable for most stakeholders. The’how’s,’why’s and’what’s are tormenting humanity like never before. The philosophical ones that are used to the concept of’maya or illusion’ of earthly presence will also be seriously perturbed, trying to differentiate between the existential’virtual reality’ and the existential’reality’, with no replies in the bargain.Therefore, it could be safely surmised that the Authority has been successful in educating humankind a dreadful lesson. But, humanity is following a creation of the Authority itself, and so is exceptionally blessed with tools to wriggle out of this catastrophe, later or sooner. History would establish if, indeed, a valuable lesson has been learnt by not or humanity. Chinmay Chakravarty is a professional technical in the creative area with over two years of experience in journalistic writing, networking co-ordination, film script writing, film dubbing, film & video making, management of international film festivals and editing of books & journals. Proficient in providing professional services in such related disciplines. Was an officer of Indian Information Service and superannuated in the post of Director, Press Information Bureau, Kolkata in November, 2019. Released his first solo publication’Laugh and Permit Laugh’ in 2017.