In an unprincipled world, people dance to the rhythm of the monkey drum, being played by those with influence. Abandoning their moral code, the majority of the individuals jump on the bandwagon of not serving a meaningful purpose in their lives. At the same time, a few are always guided by their ethical values.
Society, as it is, does not make it easy for such individuals to continue walking their straight path. Be it a humble debate, workplace politics, or a large-scale political battle, we are constantly faced with the dilemma between ethically correct and profitably convenient. Edlyn D’souza’s sarcastic poem “NOTA” highlights this grim reality that has become part of our everyday lives.