National Integration – Paper

National Integration

Outline:
¬ Introduction
¬ Present Murky Scenario: The fault Lines of nuisance and coercion
¬ Factors fuelling the provoked situation
¬ Effects enervating the National Unity
¬ Pragmatic Procedures to strengthen Patriotism
¬ Conclusion

Sallust, a great philosopher argues, “By union the smallest states thrive, by discord the greatest destroyed.” The fall of Soviet Empire with piles of nuclear arsenals but frail national sentiments, while miraculous victory of organized-Hizbollah, are manifestations of Sallest’s claim. Hamza Amir in his book “Pakistan- an overdeveloped state” has revealed the fact that after independence, the governing class was highly educated, on the pattern of the British mind set, while on the contrary the masses were miserably illiterate. This huge gap created management crisis.

National integration is a process of achieving national cohesion, stability, prosperity, strength, and feelings of being united as a nation. Pakistan has faced varying degrees of religious, ethnic, linguistic, and political problems that are often in conflict with our national interest. To guard against all external as well as internal challenges to the solidarity and security of Pakistan, a well knitted and integrated nation is a must. Lack of confidence and faith in the future of Pakistan speaks volume of our failings. All the turmoil and unrest in the country cannot be entirely placed on the external forces and our enemies. The brute and the savage force in an individual, which is basically harnessed by positive aspects of education, tends to get unleashed in different directions and causes serious disruptions within society.
Factors fuelling the aggravated situation:

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