Create New Those were the droids he was looking for. From a philosophical standpoint, this makes sense—if someone wins all the time, as most comic book heroes do, they would be more defined by their failures than their successes. In Marvel Comicsthis is sometimes a consistent psychological flaw the "Marvel Flaw" which occasionally prevents a hero from succeeding.
The crisis has deep national, social and psychological roots. Our island contains two consciousnesses or two types of consciousness, two competing states of mind. Contrary to myth, the periphery of our island has the longest uninterrupted colonial history in the world; years, from to This has resulted in a residue, sedimentation in the consciousness.
There are elites, classes, strata, who have a dependent, colonial, pro-imperialist, puppet, parasitic existence and mentality. This was the Lipton Circus crowd.
In the political lexicon these are known as comprador or intermediary classes, elites; intermediaries between imperialism and the nation. This should come as absolutely no surprise because it was precisely his nationalist-populist profile that made those who reached out to him as candidate indo so—because it was only such a profile that could cut into the SLFP vote, splitting it between a Rajapaksa vote and a moderate SLFP one.
This was the same strategy that was adopted when General Sarath Fonseka was made the candidate. The point was to break the Sinhala Buddhist vote by means of a dissident or defector, because the UNP leadership, unchanged and entrenched as it was, could not do so on its own.
The present contradiction between the President and the current UNP leader is but a mild version that would have manifested itself had Gen Fonseka won the presidential race.
The inevitability of this contradiction is proved by the sacking of the same Mr. Wickremesinghe in and his defeat at a snap election incalled by the cosmopolitan liberal SLFP leader, President Kumaratunga.HISTORY MATTERS If you have an army child or two in your family tree, it may be possible to learn more about them by consulting certain family-history resources, while reading about the military conflicts in which the British Army has been involved over the centuries, and their historical context, may help to inform you about the times, and circumstances, in which they lived.
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