Thought for tomorrow

by Captain Walker

Categories: CW

“But he who did not know, yet committed things deserving of stripes, shall be beaten with few. For everyone to whom much is given, from him much will be required; and to whom much has been committed, of him they will ask the more.”

–   Luke 12:48 – New King James Version of the Bible

“Freeloaders, spongers and neemakharams*, wherever they may roam, ought to be reminded that ‘cost’ may be tangible or intangible  – which even if unfelt individually, often creates unwritten obligations or debt.”

–   Captain Walker (July 2012)

* Neemakharam – a slang term originating in Trinidad & Tobago derived from Hindi, to mean ‘ingrate’ in English. However, the cultural context of the use of the word is partly insulting mixed with a tinge of humour. Nonetheless it connotes someone with a deep sense of ingratitude, and without any underlying capacity for reciprocity.


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