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Freedom & Crackers!

Childhood was so simple. There were fewer doubts, less worries and more joy with so little. Ignorance is bliss. Becoming older has just brought more questions about everything. It’s good to question everything instead of believing it blindly. But at the same time it just keeps you away from the joy. Lighting crackers was a joy as a kid irrespective of the quantity and quality of crackers. But the questions like – why should we light crackers if it’s polluting the environment? What happens if no crackers are fired? – might make you more responsible human towards the environment but a dull, less contended person at heart as you end up not having a full fledged celebration. It would have been great if your joy was not bound by external factors like environment and crackers. Freedom from everything is what one requires!

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