Just a few days ago I read a very wise article in one of my friend’s blog, harbans @emulate.me- it said about dont forget about your root. Now, i believe in that quote, after modifying it a bit, i will say, after living a full life that –
dont forget your roots, maintain a healthy relationship with it if its worth it.
there are some technical problems with blindly following that quote, like all other quotes i believe, we cant follow anyone blindly, if we want to make one part of our way of life then we will have to weigh it, in the scale of our life, not of anyone else’s
say for example, Prahlad was the son of a demon king, he had to finally severe his ties with his family. What if he had followed this quote? we would have lost a noble soul, an example.
What if you are born among crooks and all you want is an honest life? Will you be able to maintain your roots? Tell everyone around you that all your family members are thugs/murderers but you are honest! who will believe you? which honest person will love to hang around you? Would not it be better if you just walk away from them and start afresh?
such is life!