Should we not think about the entire world?
When somebody takes side of a state because he belongs to that state, then it is said that he is narrow minded. He is advised to rise above the notion of state and think about the country.
When somebody takes side of his country, then he is called a patriot.
But why should one think about only his country? Isn't it better to think what is good for the entire world?
#1 Limited Life: Life is too tight for them to to get involved into 'other' things. For them all it matters to secure bare minimum necessities - Home, Food, Work, etc. To secure such things, at least 1/2 life life would be gone! (securing for family, etc). Plus, another 1/4 life more problems at home (children, etc). If you ask such a struggling man like, "Hey! Why don't you contribute for the state or nation?". Person would get upset and definitely ask, "What the hell this Govt. has done to me after taking my votes and what good is it doing to the people?!!". So, how can such a person contribute?
#2 Capacity & Capability: To many people, this is the big hindrance for doing some good work. Either they don't have Capacity to do or Capability. For some, both would be there or both won't be there! But, good number indulge in another form on building ...more
In India, the degree of apathy is SO prevailent that people aren't even able to think about anything beyond the 4 walls of their homes. We need people 2 think nationally first, before we can gt 'em to think globally.
but we cannot think of the world
because we may be unaware of so many global issues
even otherwise we feel that we cannot think of the world on our own