Is this about superstition? I think there is more to it. A man who runs a business may be greedy but not stupid. Did his business improve? If his daughter was unlucky for him, then would not having intimate relations with her further defile him, as per the logic of superstition?
It is time we stopped panning these crimes as blind belief. They are all about power. He was merely managing to release his frustrations. The tantric was using the time-tested device of sexual release to make him less edgy.
These guys flourish in our society because we need something beyond religion. To reach god we need to pray. It does not satiate our other longings, our senses. These charlatans come along and sell their stupid ideas.
Do not blame blind belief. We blindly believe in brands, in celebrities, in people we love. It is not in the same league. This is a crime being committed on gullible people or those with an agenda. They should be treated on par with other criminals.
I am glad the daughters picked up courage and reported the matter. Besides the most stringent punishment that is legally possible, this man’s business should be handed over to them rightaway.
And I do not see why the police allows these men to cover their faces. They need to be exposed. Where is the intrepid media during such cases?
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Now it’s a fashion show…
Then a meeting with Sonia Gandhi where the Slumdog stars said they were willing to campaign for the Congress:
“Now that people know us, they will listen to us,” they said about their campaign plan.
They then mentioned that they needed a house to live in.
Smart or sick?