Oscar Fernando

An Ethnic Ponder by Oscar Fernando   There was a time when the power of love was taught to be mightier than the power of the gun-but with the industrial revolution in Europe-good by itself-and then the discovery of gun powder-followed by the Renaissance and Free Thinking-people were made to ...

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A Message from The Great Beyond By Oscar E V Fernando   Topics bordering the beyond-considered as beneath the fashionable-intellectual and macho level of attention-now appear in the social media-inhibited only by the modernist taboo-of the writer being dubbed-a goodie-goodie-observed John Is the new attention a covid syndrome-asked Jack perhaps-perhaps ...

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Christmas Joy – by Oscar E V Fernando What is Christmas asked Jack from John-why does it make people happy-joyfully enthusiastic-with silver bells and stars in a Christmas tree-making it so much a mystique enthusiasm is-God within-so defined in the dictionary-said John and Jack continued to say that only turkey ...

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The ethnic issue and fear of power devolution – By Oscar E.V. Fernando   Source:FT LK Communities in this country consisting of Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims and Burghers that stood together for the cause of independence in the thirties, became estranged and some of the disgruntled, left out shores. What put ...

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Rock of Ages – by Oscar E V Fernando   Opinions-opinions-dull the world with no opinions-to ponder-opinion defined as a view held as probable-said John Jack said-the world is muddled up with opinions- making it more and more complicated and baffling both agreed-physical and spiritual sides of man need a two tracked ...

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Ceylon then-Sri Lanka now-a Void so Wide – by Oscar E V Fernando   A subject volatile needs a rope so tight with opinions sensitive and also wide then-flowing in milk and honey-now-in pools of blood so frequent-sad and despondent-here and in the world resplendent blood and bombs outside-a subject too tricky ...

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