Monday, June 17, 2013

Pakistan Must Cultivate Respect for Public Property

The people of Pakistan need to understand that no nation can survive, let alone thrive, unless its people safeguard public property. Political and religious leaders, the media, teachers in schools and universities, and parents, all have first to teach themselves and then to others that public property, be it rivers, lakes, beaches, roads, railways, airlines, or utilities, is a sacred trust that one generation passes to the next, preferably with improvements. When public property is trashed and pilfered, the people are deprived of essential services critical for living a normal life and raising families. And in this process of trashing and thieving the nation loses its moral character.

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