Surprised? No, I am not against Mother Teresa as an individual, as she sacrificed her whole life for the poor!
What I am against is the ideology she followed, the emancipation of human kind by serving the individuals and thus negating the role of society as such! This covers the ugly role of ‘private property’ and hides the need of socialism and this very fact is recognised by the capitalism and its theorists!
The ruling class adopts these individuals, like BJP’s effort to adopt Shaheed Bhagat Singh, famed for their sacrifices, like evn Anna Hazare in India for leading the mass up rise in 2011, and kills the revolutionary fire in the suffering mass!!
First Christopher Hitchens took her down, then we learned that her faith wasn’t as strong as we thought, and now a new study from the Université de Montréal is poised to completely destroy what shreds are left of Mother Teresa’s reputation. She was the winner of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, was beatified and is well on her way to becoming a saint, and she’s universally admired. As Wikipedia notes:
[She was] named 18 times in the yearly Gallup’s most admired man and woman poll as one of the ten women around the world that Americans admired most. In 1999, a poll of Americans ranked her first in Gallup’s List of Most Widely Admired People of the 20th Century. In that survey, she out-polled all other volunteered answers by a wide margin, and was in first place in all major demographic categories except the very young.
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