27 September, 2020

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Detective Bunk In Geneva

By Sarath de Alwis

Sarath de Alwis

Sarath de Alwis

Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka has chosen to express his displeasure over Foreign Minister Samaraweera’s address in Geneva by invoking an expletive in a film script attributed to a character Detective Bunk. The noun is indeed an adjective and an amplifier of his fulmination.

It is with reluctance that I probe his dissent in to cynical zealotry.

The dismantling of Sinhala power and the ushering in a federal system has been outsourced to the UNP and Chandrika Kumaratunga.” Dayan Jayatilleka in [5th May 2015 Parliamentary Elections – Real Stakes]

Across the island’s heartland where millions live, the masses have carried Mahinda back to the center stage of politics. What a comeback it has been, in just six months? [11th July 2015 Understanding the Sirisena Shift]

Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka made the two pronouncements in the space of three months. The first after the defeat of President Rajapaksa on 8th January. In it he regards the Chandrika-Ranil alliance as a prelude to the dismantling of Sinhala power. The second ecstatic chortling after the ‘Nugegoda rising’ ended with the galvanic snatch by Mahinda Rajapaksa his UPFA nominations for the parliamentary elections.

Dayan-with-MSThe failure of the Buddhist Bonapartist parliamentary putsch of 17th August compels him to appropriate a selected part of our colonial encounter. Explaining the Mahinda Movement and Sinhala Nationalism, ten days later on 28th August he says:

“The main reference point of the Mahinda Movement’s public discourse after January 8th was not the 5.8 lakhs of voters, but rather the marker year 1815, the year of the betrayal of Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe who had successfully resisted the colonial incursion of 1810. 1815 was the year of the Kandyan convention which sealed the surrender of the whole island to Western colonialism.”

This is selective appropriation of history to read present cleavages in to the past. The onset of European colonialism created intra group rivalries that have no relevance to contemporary construction of nationalism or sovereignty. Projecting group identity disparaging the ‘other’ in terms of Sovereignty and nationalism is a nineteenth century phenomenon.

Two hundred and thirty five years earlier puppet King Dharmapāla had donated his kingdom in Kotte to the king of Portugal. Konappu Bandara also known as Don Joao of Austria entered the Kandyan Kingdom with a Portuguese expedition, turned against the Portuguese and claimed the throne of Kandy. He married Dona Catherina – Kusumasana Devi who had the strongest claim to the ‘Udarata’ throne. She practiced her Catholic faith until her death cloistered in the palace as Queen to the first consecrated King of Kandy. His successor King Senarath signed a treaty with the Portuguese who recognized him as the ruler of Kandy. The Kandyan kingdom had thus reached a détente with the Portuguese.

Beginning with King Vimaladharmasūriya king of Kandy (1591-1604) the Kandyan kingdom became a place that provided a home for diverse cultures and communities- a cosmopolitan society. As the eminent Pakistani born historian has noted before the colonial encounter a web of “economic and social linkages had survived periods of imperial consolidation, crisis and collapse” bound the subcontinent into a loosely layered framework of interdependence”. This island is a continental island.

He says that the Sri Lanka’s Minister of External Affairs took a sideswipe in his speech at the concept of “sovereignty”. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka is entitled to his version of Sinhala nationalism and what he calls Sinhala power. His attempt however to read the present in to the past and reconstruct a homogenous Sinhala sovereignty is a fatuous frolic in neo realism.

Why do I say it? Because Dr.Dayan Jayatilke knows what went wrong.

Writing in February 2013 he tells us how we took the wrong turn. According to him the failure of successive administrations to do a surgical strike similar to what President Obama did to Osama Bin Laden in eliminating Prbhakaran had opened the door for a neo-conservative populist backlash. That backlash brought into office a leadership team that got the job done.

“Now we have the morning after, and all the ideas contained in the social coalition that supported the populist neo-conservative project are now bubbling to the surface. Ideas on culture, on women, on Muslims, on Tamils, on Christians, on devolution, on Universality–the whole ideology of the so called home-grown — all of these are now bubbling to the surface. [Emphasis mine.]

Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka who upbraids Foreign Minister Samaraweera for making a blatantly partisan speech in Geneva in 2013 is on record on the trajectory followed by the Rajapaksa monolith. “Sri Lanka is not the only place where it happened. The gerrymandering of the Judiciary he compares to the inept bungling of George Bush and the power shift to Cheney and Rumsfeld and the attempts to re-tool the legal system under Alberto Gonzales, the Attorney General.

Why does Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka insist on being branded as a political chameleon? Because as Martin Heidegger did in Nazi Germany he regards truth as “the revelation of that which makes a people certain, clear, and strong in its action and knowledge.” It is a Faustian bargain.

It is with great sadness that I compare him to Martin Heidegger who described the Holocaust to factory farming, a symptom of the modern condition rather than a specifically German crime.

The comparison has an interesting parallel. Martin Heidegger addressed an election rally held by German University Professors in Leipzig in support of the plebiscite on 12th November 1933 after Germany’s withdrawal from the League of Nations. The quote is lengthy. But it explains.

German teachers and comrades!

The will to a true national community (Volksgemeinschaft) is equally far removed both from an unrestrained, vague desire for world brotherhood and from blind tyranny. Existing beyond this opposition, this will allows peoples and states to stand by one another in an open and manly fashion as self-reliant entities (das offene und mannhafte Aufsich und Zueinanderstehen der Volker und Staaten). What is it that such a will brings about? Is it reversion into barbarism?

No! It is the averting of all empty negotiation and hidden deal-making through the simple, great demand of self-responsible action. Is it the eruption of lawlessness? No! It is the clear acknowledgement of each people’s inviolable independence. Is it the denial of the creative genius of a spiritual (geistig) people and the smashing of its historical traditions? No! It is the awakening of the young who have been purified and are growing back to their roots. Their will to the State will make this people hard towards itself and reverent towards each genuine deed.

What sort of event is this then? The nation is winning back the truth of its will to existence, for truth is the revelation of that which makes a people confident, lucid, and strong in its actions and knowledge. To be knowing, however, means: to be master of things in clarity and to be resolved to action. Emphasis mine. It is a sorry spectacle to see a mind full of promise fall for a Faustian bargain.

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    A Superb article Mr. Sarath

    This man Dayan who dreamed of a combination between Tamil and Sinhalese progressive forces against a totalitarian state has now become an apologist for ugly nationalism – He sits at the same stage as cacophonous nationalists – nay racists- like that head monk of the Sunethradevi Pirivena –
    I’m glad his later father , that liberal journalist par excellence- Mervyn de Silva is not around to see the racist caricature that his son has become

    As for Dayan – let me say this – History will judge you a sycophantic, racist and a mercurial one at that – not the great political analyst that you paint yourself as –
    You are dead in the eyes of us liberals – Finito

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      ugly nationalism

      Can nationalism be ever pretty? Therein I rest my case.

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        Vanguard

        “Can nationalism be ever pretty?”

        Though I am not a fan of nationalism, you should read what Gandhi wrote about Giuseppe Mazzini, the Italian intellectual and a nationalist. For Gandhi Mazzini was a progressive nationalist.

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          stupid, what a comparison gandhi gadhe pedophile.

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        Dayan, the Sinhalese racist:

        Here is the latest news on Lankasri;
        Zeid urges creation of hybrid special court in Sri Lanka
        https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/un-human-rights-boss-urges-creation-of-hybrid-special-court-in-sri-lanka/

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      That liberal journalist par excellence- Mervyn de Silva.
      He must be rolling in his grave with severe doubt, confusion and suspicion.

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    Dayan’s bunk has been also be shown to be junk, rather brilliantly.

    Dr.Rajasingham Narendran

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    In the international arena, the Rajapaksa administration’s second term was a March of Folly– which I critiqued–but the Mangala-CBK line is not merely folly, it is treachery, which I condemn. A smart patriotism is best, but folly is a lesser evil than treason.

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      And what about racism in the guise of patriotism ?

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      Dayan, You are a pure and simple Sinhala racist with a bloated ego about your abilities.

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        Don’t add “Sinhala” adjective to the “racist” noun. Racist is a racist, irrespective of what language he or she speaks.

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      You hide raw racism behind the label Smart Patriotism that you invented! Is it extremely revealing that you counted Dr Sarath’s article with a mere short meaningless drivel! You are a blatant racist and you should be treated as such; you have no place in Sri Lankan public lives and beyond her shores. You will spend your old age pondering about your infamous political and public legacy that ended with you being unmasked as a Sinhala Racist!

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      If the second term was a March of Folly, campaign to be the PM was a March of the Zombies.

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      because you even today think you are the guy to defend the country there… that is why you feel like so.. evident is that today, IC respect the country and state than had been in your days. Your stupidity will never be turned to a wisdom – nor would you be welcome by anyone who has let alone a bird brain. Just let us know whether your theories and analyses reached at least close to what we experience today ? Best thing is you to become an asylum seeker and leave the country not adding ferlizers to divide them further. Right at the moment, Germany is welcome Syrians – you may also have chances. Please let the leadership do their job – you the like so called self proclaimed pundits are the losers of the day.

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      Dayan

      Please read what Dr. R.N. has said in one sentence. “Dayan’s bunk has been also be shown to be junk, rather brilliantly.” Good material for you to brood while sitting on your “throne” every morning!

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        Dayan’s bunk is debunked brilliantly.

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      Dr Dayan Jayatilleka

      the self confessed war monger, war crime denier, hypocrite, opportunist, …

      ” A smart patriotism is best”

      Patriotism is the best place to hide crooks, corrupted, war crimes, nepotism, blatant violation of human rights, land grabbers, 10, 20, 30 % commission brokers, drug dealers, thugs, saffron clad thugs, …………

      Smart patriotism is even worse, a good place for Wimal, Dinesh, Vasu, Ganapathipillai, Welgama, … and yourself to hide one’s own racism and hypocrisy.

      Now tell us is MR a country? Even a stupid person knows a person cannot replace a country, let alone by MR.

      “but folly is a lesser evil than treason.”

      Where would you rank your stupidity, hypocrisy, blatant racism, ……….. ?

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      Dayan@,

      let me call you just Dayan since we perfectly know that your analyses and predictions added by you in terms of the changes of the country is the case by today. Your analyses has no whatsoever basis most of the time, but to continue adding the same – is a pain for the reader to be honest. You tend to be enjoying being in the lime light – but the days seem to be gone. Anyways, right at the moment, if you as one another citizen could feel – that we only have to support real reconlciliation among the all folks to be achieved, and then the permament peace, join with your part. Else, for me you are just an another loser – who would never change the attitude but being harboured to yours, could contribute to the new form of nationalistic views that divide the folks further.

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      Entire history of old King is a treachery. He started his political life as a terrorist. Many JVPyers returned back to normal life. But he didn’t. The fate of others believed him and put tender love were murdered and those murders were covered with murders. These case never saw the light in the Lankawe courts. Baffoon de Silva publicly declared he allowed the Tsunami fund case to go away to bring him to the EP seat. First bring these cases voluntarily to court and clear the names before UNHRC inquiry unfold.

      You are a lier. For the pennies thrown in your “Pan”, you went and lied at UNHRC floor in 2009. After that, when the truth started to emerge, you never tried to go even through the help of a NGO to defend your words. Chandrika and Mangala still there as voluntarily or for penny payments. Don’t come here to distract the real debate. Go and deny at UNHRC that it was not Old King did the genocide; “it was Chandrika did at Chemani… Navali. Further it was Mangala paid the money to trap leader Pirapaharan, not the Old King”.

      Before you leave to UN to defend your past lies, do a small correction to you dictionary from which you took the word treachery: There are no others lead on treachery above you and the Old King, who were reluctant to hide what treacherous race the Sinhala Intellectual society is. There is no treacherous act against Lankawe than than that. Now, in the civilized century of 21, you and other Sinhala Intellectuals stand of accused war Crime and attempting to cover it with zero casualty lies

      You liers always attempt to cover a major treacherous act by loud and noisy debate of a minor trifling matter. Come on man. Stand up and defend your lies at UNHRC. See you at Geneva before the 30th sitting ends. BYE treacherous liar.

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      Dr Dayan Jayatilleka
      the war monger and smart ass patriot

      Read this report before start typing your garbage:

      The High Commissioner remains convinced that for accountability to be achieved in Sri Lanka, it will require more than a domestic mechanism. Sri Lanka should draw on the lessons learnt and good practices of other countries that have succeeded with hybrid special courts, integrating international judges, prosecutors, lawyers and investigators. Such a mechanism will be essential to give confidence to all Sri Lankans, in particular the victims, in the independence and impartiality of the process, particularly given the politicization and highly polarized environment in Sri Lanka. OHCHR stands ready to continue providing its advice and technical assistance in the design of such a mechanism.

      To the Government of Sri Lanka
      General
      (a) Set up a high-level executive group to develop a coordinated, time-bound plan and oversee progress in implementing the recommendations contained in this report and previous reports by the High Commissioner to the Human Rights Council, as well as relevant outstanding recommendations of the LLRC and past commissions of inquiry;
      (b) Invite OHCHR to establish a full-fledged country presence to monitor the human rights situation, advise on implementation of the High Commissioner’s recommendations and of all HRC resolutions, and provide technical assistance;
      (c) Initiate genuine consultations on transitional justice, in particular truth-seeking and accountability mechanisms, reparations and memorialization, with the public, victims and witness groups, civil society and other stakeholders; These should be accompanied by public education programmes that ensure informed participation in the process;
      (d) Invite the Special Rapporteur on truth, justice, reparations and guarantees of non-recurrence to continue his engagement so that he accompanies and advises in this process; Invite other relevant Special Representatives of the Secretary-General and Special Procedures mandate holders, notably the Special Rapporteurs on extrajudicial killings and torture, to make early country visits, particularly those highlighted in the OISL report.
      Institutional reforms
      (e) Through the Constitutional Council, appoint qualified new members to the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka of the utmost independence and integrity, and review legislation to strengthen the Commission’s independence and its capacity to refer cases to the courts;
      (f) Issue clear, public and unequivocal instructions to all branches of the military and security forces that torture, rape, sexual violence and other human rights violations are prohibited and that those responsible, both directly or as commander or superior, will be investigated and punished; Order an end to all surveillance, harassment and reprisals against human rights defenders;
      (g) Develop a fully-fledged vetting process respecting due process to remove from office military and security force personnel and any other public official where there are reasonable grounds to believe that they were involved in human rights violations;
      (h) Prioritize the return of private land that has been occupied by the military and end military involvement in civilian activities;
      (i) Take immediate steps to identify and disarm groups affiliated with political parties and sever their linkages with security forces, intelligence services and other Government authorities;
      (j) Initiate a high-level review of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and its regulations and the Public Security Ordinance Act with a view to their repeal and the formulation of a new national security framework fully complying with international law;
      Justice
      (k) Review the Victim and Witness Protection Act with a view to incorporating better safeguards for the independence and effectiveness of the witness protection programme in line with international standards; Ensure the independence and integrity of those appointed to the Witness Protection Authority and that the police personnel assigned to this program are fully vetted; Ensure adequate resources for the witness protection system;
      (l) Accede to the International Convention on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances, the Additional Protocols to the Geneva Convention, and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court;
      (m) Enact legislation to criminalize war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and enforced disappearances without statute of limitation; Enact various modes of criminal liability, notably command or superior responsibility;
      (n) Adopt a specific legislation establishing an ad hoc hybrid special court, integrating international judges, prosecutors, lawyers and investigators, mandated to try war crimes and crimes against humanity, with its own independent investigative and prosecuting organ, defense office and witness and victims protection program, and resource it so that it can promptly and effectively try those responsible;
      (o) Carry out a comprehensive mapping of all criminal investigations, habeas corpus and fundamental rights petitions related to serious human rights violations, as well as the findings of all Commissions of Inquiries where they have identified specific cases, and refer these cases to the special court upon its establishment;
      (p) Reinforce the forensic capacity of the judiciary and ensure that it is adequately resourced, including for DNA testing, forensic anthropology and archaeology;
      (q) Review all cases of detainees held under the PTA and either release them or immediately bring them to trial; Review the cases of those convicted under the PTA and serving long sentences, particularly where convictions were based on confessions extracted under torture;
      Truth/right to know
      (r) Dispense with the current Presidential Commission on Missing Persons and transfer its cases to a credible and independent institution developed in consultation with families of the disappeared;
      (s) Develop a central database of all detainees, with independent verification, where relatives can obtain information of the whereabouts of family members detained, and publish a list of all detention centres;
      (t) Publish all unpublished reports of the many human rights-related commissions of inquiry, the Presidential Commission on the Missing, and the Army Court of Inquiry into civilian casualties;
      (u) Develop a comprehensive plan/mechanism for preserving all existing records and documentation relating to human rights violations, whether held by public or private institutions;
      Reparations
      (v) Develop a national reparations policy, considering the specific needs of women and children, and make adequate provision from the State budget;
      (w) Strengthen programmes of psychosocial support for victims;
      To the United Nations system and Member States
      (a) Provide technical and financial support for the development of transitional justice mechanisms provided that they meet international standards; Set up a coordination mechanism among donors in Sri Lanka to ensure focussed and concerted efforts to support the transitional justice process;
      (b) Apply stringent vetting procedures to Sri Lankan police and military personnel identified for peacekeeping, military exchanges and training programmes;
      (c) Wherever possible, notably under universal jurisdiction, investigate and prosecute those responsible for violations such as torture, war crimes or crimes against humanity;

      Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Promoting Reconciliation, Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka*

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        NV, you must be celebrating now with a wine glass in your hand just for the fact that the much hyped UN long tale is produced and now the guillotine is ready for Sri Lanka.

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          max moron

          I am after truth, justice, confession, owning up war crimes, apology, pardon, moving on, ……… The long arm of the law should go after the smart ass patriotic dicks.

          I am a teetotaler, wine glass is something that is meaningless to my life style.

          As I have stated many times in the past, Investigation should cover the period from 5th April 1971 to date.

          I was disappointed when MR stopped pursuing the war crime issues at the gates of Geneva in the late 1980s.

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      Dayan:
      Simply put, you are a racist sycophantic disgrace to what passes for “academics” in this country.

      I really don’t know why Sarath de Alwis has wasted his time in trying to analyse anything you have to say.

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      Just like Velupillai Prabaharan, who called the the TULF MP’s ” Throhi’s / Traitors “, Dayan accuses CBK et al of treason.

      Dayan at the UN has been out smarted by the smart people at the UN, unknown to him the screw kept on getting tighter. Here we are today.

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      DJ,

      How much further are you going to fall.

      What is the matter with you? You are supposed to be educated. You have good pedigree. I think all those links with the rogue MR clique who gave you bugger all in return is the reason for your moral downfall.
      Living within a moral vaccuam is one thing and trying to justify your stand in your case is fruitless and is so very predictable.

      By the way, good piece Sarath, as always.

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      We the People are so glad to know that the manifest racist Dayan J has read this article, for he will know what a lowly being he is considered by those amongst us that eternally struggle to make our motherland a better place for all of us, regardless of caste, creed, ethnicity or economic status.

      We the People say to the completely bogus Dayan: “Let go of your hopes to feather your nest by promoting blind nationalism, try to understand the difference between that and true patriotism and join hands with those who truly care for our country to make it a better place”

      Amen.

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    Dayan, remember when you actively advocated Eelam? I am not sure how you sleep at night.

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      ‘Chief Minister’ Varatharajaperumal was scathing on DJ, publicly, at a luncheon a few days ago. He called him “Minister for 1/2 a day”. Apparently he begged, wept and connived to push out Joe Seneviratne, who the EPRLF wanted, and wriggled into the role. Then took his oaths, fled to Colombo and never showed up in Trinco again. According to Varathan, DJ even got his father to approach the all powerful Dixit and beseech him to intervene on his behalf.

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    An excellent rejoinder, and, if I may say so, well crafted.

    Dr DJ, as they in old blighty, ‘put that in your pipe and smoke it’.

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    marxists of SL moved to one of the most capitalist countries. One would think SL’s trouble is over….no these marxists living in capitalist society needs to mould SL according to the utopia in their mind.

    Why cant these half wits just f with the system in the capitalist countries that they adopted to live?

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    Dr Dayan Jayatilleka,

    Go ahead with your “smart patriotism”
    Who cares about it!
    Except for Sarath de Alwis far lenient considerate of your earlier version!

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    Excellent analysis by Mr. Alwis.

    Dayan give yourself a break. We are honestly tired of you and the like. Let Sri Lankans live with dignity with the rest of the world. Please check your ideas in the trash and patriotism at that. Yours is not patriotism but some con art or some survival technique. No one appreciates anything you say. But you don’t seem to get that? Your comment shows that you are not on the right state of mind. Why fear?

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    Dayan

    the fellows who unfairly attack you are traitors of our motherland and LTTE murderers.
    Pl keep on writing to enlighten us ,sons of land sinhalese.

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      By your logic, Sri Lanka is full of traitors and ltte murderers! You read the comments on these forums and ne enlightened.

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        Except most of the comments are coming from We Thamizh sitting on burlap sacks in the back rooms of corner shops – not from Sri Lanka :D

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          Imposter Sarma,

          :D You wish that most of the anti-DJ comments from Tamils! You are so pathetic and insufferable individual who cannot see that Sinhala racism is narrowing by the day! :D

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      matta-rage

      “Pl keep on writing to enlighten us sons of land Sinhalese.”

      Of course, Dayan will keep on writing crap to keep the readers entertained.

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    Why any sane person would analyse the loaded arguments of Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka is beyond me. His readiness to defend the blatant corruption of the Rajapakse regime leads me to suspect he is part of that evil clique or as Mahinda Rajapakse has regularly stated that he has “files” on the people around him, Dr. Jayatilleka is endeavouring to hide a serious crime he had committed and MR knows about it.

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    Spring Koha

    I found the following observation on Urban dictionary web about pseudo-intellectual:

    1. One who attempts to flex intellect that does not exist within his or her own mind.

    2. Can probably be found with a thesaurus in hand, while in a chat room, looking up new insults that are synonymous with “stupid” in order to boost his or her own undeserved ego.

    3. Typical cases of pseudo-intellectualism involve pre-pubescent 15 year olds that think they have everything figured out, including, but not limited to: life, religion, politics, education, and sex. Ironically, they have never quite experienced either of the aforementioned.

    4. Pretends he or she has an opinion.

    5. Posseses a severe tendency to blindly and wholeheartedly believe any bullshit they hear, only to subsequently regurgitate the misinformation to anyone they see in an asinine attempt to appear more intelligent than a used, broken condom.

    6. Should the victim of the verbal onslaught happen to have a differing opinion, the pseudo-intellectual will revert to his or her thesaurus and insult the opposition with words he or she never knew existed, and probably cannot even pronounce.

    7. Annoyingly and constantly refers to the word antidisestablishmentarianism, as if knowledge of said word defined his or her illegitimately high intelligence quotient.

    8. Typically a hypocrite; creates many, many contradictions. Most online grammar/spelling Nazis can relate.

    9. Always ends a bullshit “argument” with, “I win, so stfu.” Win what, dipshits? Your opinions weren’t fact in the first place.

    Urban Dictionary

    Does it ring a bell or remind you of someone that you don’t admire.

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      Native Vedda

      I am not familiar with the Urban Dictionary but these observations leave me spoilt for choice.

      The picture of MS and DJ brought to mind another of earlier vintage, GLP whispering sweet nothings in the ear of MR. In both cases I looked from one to another wondering who is the brains, and who is the head honcho.

      Happily, from my lowly position, and with no pretensions, I take delight in picking up bigger sticks to throw at those few who get my goat.

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    CBK’s dad attempted to EMPOWER the Sinhala and Muslim masses which had been second class citizens under the colonial government and in the immediate period after independence, ably assisted by the bureaucracy grossly over representing the minority Tamils. One cannot criticise his intent though the same cannot be said of his methods. CBK has joined RW to do the exact opposite and is making a mockery of democracy. Sirisena has been taken captive, and whether he will remain so willingly in the long term is yet to be seen. Sixteen TNA MPs are running rings around the 200+ others. It is not without reason that PARAmasiri continues to expose the MPs’ average IQ as being around 79.

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    Don’t wast time on Dayan’s P’s and Q’s

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    DJ is a waste of space. I have never seen a worse racist and sycophant! All his learning and proficiency in the written language is wasted as a rain in the dessert.

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    Mr Sarah de Alwis,

    Excellent to the power of infinity.

    What an antidote to the Dr. DJ’ s venom.

    Mother Lanka will always be proud of you for protecting her.

    You are a real patriot. Hats off to you.

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    DJ posed the question publicly whether any person wants Ranil as a brother,as a father etc etc.The response to every article he writes clearly indicates no persson wants to touch him with a barge pole leave alone be connected to him.

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    Dayan just doesn’t ‘get it’! Either that, or he is a masochist who loves being abused – hence the tedious bullshit he imposes on us and then gets off on the abusive responses.

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    Dear CT commentators:
    Be thankful that people like DJ exist and write to CT. Otherwise who would we vent our spleens on? Wimal Weerawansa? He doesn’t write to CT.

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      old codger

      People like Dayan keep the readers entertained and nothing more! Modawansa does not comment on CT because he cannot read, write nor speak English other than a few words of raw filth.

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