The old order changeth, yielding place to new. Yes, the old order has to change and a new one has to replace it. As we stand at the fag end of the year, its time to analyze what we did and how we did in the whole year. Was it worth doing? Did it add any new meaning? Or was it mere repetition? As I pen down my first editorial I am reminded of the a fabulous book by Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist”. Coelho in that small book speaks of a very deep meaning in life. He tells us to look at life’s omens and place them correctly and work accordingly. Whatever, we do ultimately has repercussions throughout the universe. Like John Donne had said, no one is an island in itself, we are all part of the bigger picture and we must all work towards harmonizing the place we live in.
The thought of peace also brings in me reflections of the last month when the ‘messenger of peace’ Dr. Mamoni Raisom Goswami passed away. In this issue as a special tribute to her everlasting memory we present before you an interview published for the first time online that Baidew had given for the school students. It is our earnest hope that today’s youngsters will be inspired to emulate the life and principles laid down by Dr. Goswami in her life. This issue also contains another interview of an extraordinary person, Omi Gurung and also of the band POT FM.
We, at Fried Eye would like to wish everyone of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. With promises to bring in a new and better Fried Eye next year, I am signing off.
-Manjil P. Saikia,
Technical Supervisor,Fried Eye
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