By Raj Gonsalkorale
The person concerned is a professional and someone who loathes the extremist elements within the Diaspora as much as he
loathes similar elements within the Sinhala community.
opines that extremism is contagious and breeds competition to outdo each other and develop contempt of each other, leaving moderates in a helpless situation to have their voices heard.
says that when political leaders on both sides do not show leadership to give voice to the moderates, they end up being held captive by the extremists and their lack of will and honest intention has led to the impasse that one continues to witnesses in Sri Lanka.
is a great believer that in the end "it is the intention (or that beautiful Sinhala word - 'Chetanawa') that counts.