Development Dialogue

Development Dialogue is a language of contemporary discourses on human development which aims to stimulate each entity of the society for a new history of humanity. It stands for communicating the problems that people face and hence is more value-based than other units of human life. Envisioned with better quality of human life it admires the imagination of ordinary citizens, their daily concerns and necessities and circulate these elements in policy articulation.

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Young free and restless, the rebellious spirit thrives within us to be ourselves and break any form of constraint and rules we are put under, either the ones set by our parents, teachers, work or furthermore government. Wherever you are whatever you do the will always be some form of "governing”, how to behave, how to act, from the music we listen to or the shoes we wear to our 9-5's. From the moment we are born we are immediately governed by various types of rules to monitor our behaviour, but are all these rules really all that necessary?  Why are there so many rules, restrictions, confinements, why can't we be free?  Am we not capable of making the right decisions for ourselves, while coexisting peaceful amongst each other, the urge to murder my next door neighbour is not one I get often ( except when he is blasting the stereo at 2am), so what is the need to have "laws" which explicitly state what we all deem ethically wrong. Are we all morally corrupt that any ounce of "free will" would break into anarchy, buildings will burn, shops will be looted as the freedom fighter within us becomes drunk off my own self seeking adrenaline rush.

No Rules:

If Society had no rules, no regulations, no legislation, nothing. Totally blank slate, how would society be, how would we interact with one another? Let's explore both possibilities.On one hand, our natural human instincts would arise which would allow us to determine what is morally right and wrong.  By nature are we not care giving and loving human beings, able to coexist with each other without causing harm to each other. Rules are not needed to determine on how much space i need to give the person, society does not need to dictate these things to us. We are by nature rational and capable of making choices which reflect our needs but in a way that does not hinder others. A form of early socialism would take place. A society like this would also be peaceful, fair and not in favour of any particular group, the upper, middle and working class would all be one collective. Money, goods and anything of economic value would be distributed equally and evenly and not on the merit of what one does, but on who is most deserving? Is it not logical that the man with 5 children requires 5 loaves of bread and the man with 2 children having 2? Everyone would collectively be working together for the greater good of society rather than the individual gain. Or is this too much of socialist dream?

Some fear that we would be plagued with greed and the individual interest would override, everyman for themselves No rules, outlaw states? Another idea to explore is regardless of being without any form of governing, a leader, a strong sense of following, something, someone will step forward and be the prime.

Eto Elad
UNV Online Volunteer
For: Initiative Nepal


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