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How many of you know that Mexican Revolution (1910-20),Armenian Massacres (1915-23),China, Nationalist Era (1928-37),Korean War (1950-53), Rwanda and Burundi (1959-95)Second Indochina War (1960-75)Ethiopia (1962-92)Nigeria (1966-70)Bangladesh (1971)Cambodia, Khmer Rouge (1975-1978)Mozambique (1975-1992):Afghanistan (1979-2001):Iran-Iraq War (1980-88)Sudan (1983)Kinshasa Congo (1998) and Congo Free State (1886-1908) all claimed more than a million live each and seldom we know it or feel for the dead.comment

Asked by Lavanya, 07 Jul '09 02:19 pm
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It is human tendency. The death of a family member you love is more painful to you than the death of a Prime minister you love. In such a way those who died of wars which has no consequences to you register little with you. You will pass a comment at the time of seeing the news and then goes on to do your work. It is natural.
Answered by Josna, 08 Jul '09 07:19 pm

 
  
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Most of these holocausts are separated from us by Distance and in some cases Time, too; as some of them occured much before most of us were born. As they say, Time is a big healer and the scars of the massive tragedies of the Mexican Revolution, the Chinese, the Armenian, the Korean has probably been healed in Mexico, China, Armenia, Korea too, ..... so obviously these would not cause such a big shock and sorrow now to us! Why, we don\'t even remember our dead heores of Kargil just a decade ago and closer to us as most of us \'learn\' to move ahead !
C\'est la vie! Ma,m that is life !
Answered by rajesh prajapati, 09 Jul '09 08:07 am

 
  
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Se the feeling for dead is localized to the environment it can not be a global phenomenon.
Well People of Korea remember Korean war and so do American soldiers and thier families , Cambodia remembers Pol pot .
So the memories are set in local context .

BTW do you know that in 1919 Spanish flu epidemic in India 1 Carore 48 Lakh people died and the total population of undivided India was 28 Carore at that time.
Answered by Batao Na, 07 Jul '09 02:23 pm

 
  
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