Myanmar's National Spirit: In His (the late Aung San's) Own Words


If you are puzzled or dismayed by the display of nasty, vandalistic and immature national spirit of Myanmar football audiences, including Crony-Thief Max Zaw Zaw who chairs Myanmar Football Association and all the social media neo-Fascist Bama, it's encoded in the Bama public psyche. 

60-plus years of national independence have not enabled the Bama to evolve from the Kiplinesque children of the country's neo-feudal, klepto-fascist patriotism. 

I am glad Aung San was killed when he was killed. He didn't suffer the pathetic public! 

Here is the late Aung San in his own words who had nothing in common, ideologically, politically or intellectually, with his vanity- and hypocrisy-soaked daughter. 

A speech by the late Aung San given on 13 July 1947 (6 days before he was blessed to death by the assassins so as not to deal with the country's post-colonial rubbish bin). 

"Take football, for instance. We the Burmese get excited when our team scores first. If we score a few additional goals then we don't feel like playing our best, thinking that the victory is assured. But when we are about to lose or draw towards the close of the match - and when we become convinced that we can't turn the looming defeat or draw into a win then we begin to commit all sorts of nasty fouls. 

This is our Bama football spirit! This is what is called lacking any 'sporting spirit'. But we the Bama like to flatter ourselves by viewing this lack of sporting spirit as something positive, like 'we are a very strong minded and proud people'. You know what? That's just a misplaced popular pride. 

The national spirit of the Bama is utterly misplaced and misdirected at things unworthy. When it comes to things and issues that really matter the Bama have proven utterly useless. The Bama are prone to engage in fraternal or internecine fights. If we keep behaving this way nothing will be gained or accomplished. 

This type of Bama spirit needs to be eradicated." 

(ဗုိလ္ခ်ဳပ္ ေအာင္ဆန္း ေျပာၾကား ခ့ဲတ့ဲ ဗမာေတြရဲ့ စိတ္ဓာတ္) 

“ဒီေတာ့ ေဘာလံုး ပြဲၾကည့္ ...၊ ကၽြန္ေတာ္တို႔ ဗမာေတြ.. ဟုတ္လား...၊ ေဘာလံုး ပြဲမယ္... ကန္ၾကတဲ့ အခါမယ္ ဆိုရင္...၊ ကိုယ္က ပထမ စ ဂိုးသြင္း ရရင္.. အေတာ္ေလး တစ္ခါထဲ အားတက္ လာတယ္...။ ေနာက္တစ္ခါ ေတာ္ေတာ္ေလး ဂိုးေလးမ်ား လာၿပီ ဆိုရင္ ေလွ်ာ့ေလွ်ာ့ ေပါ့ေပါ့ ကန္ခ်င္ လာၿပီ...။ ငါႏိုင္မွာ ပါပဲ ဆိုၿပီး...။ အဲ့ဒါနဲ႔ ေနၿပီးေတာ့ တစ္ဖက္ ကေန အၿပီးသတ္ ခါက်မွ ကပ္ၿပီးေတာ့ ဂိုးသြင္း သြားလို႔ သေရ ျဖစ္ျဖစ္..၊ ႐ံႈးတာ ျဖစ္ျဖစ္..၊ ကိုယ့္ဘက္က ဂိုးလည္း မသြင္း ႏုိင္ဘူးဆို အဲ့ဒီ အခါ က်ေတာ့ လူခ် တာပဲ...။ ဒါ ကၽြန္ေတာ္တို႔ ဗမာေတြ ေဘာလံုး ပြဲေတြ..၊ ေဘာလံုး ကန္တဲ့ အက်င့္....။ အဲ့ဒါဟာ Sporting Spirit မရွိဘူးလို႔ ေခၚတယ္....” ““ဒါဘာလဲ ဆိုလို႔ ရွိရင္... ဗမာေတြ စိတ္ထဲ မယ္ေတာ့.. ဒါ ထင္လိမ့္ မယ္ေပါ့...။ ဗမာ ေတြဟာ စိတ္ဓာတ္ ထက္တယ္... ဘာညာ...။ တလြဲ ဆံပင္ ေကာင္းေန တာနဲ႔ အတူတူပဲ ....။ ဒီစကားဟာ ဒီလိုေနရာ ေတြမွာ သံုးဖို႔ပဲ...။ ဗမာေတြရဲ႔ စိတ္ဓာတ္က မဟုတ္တဲ့ ေနရာ ေတြမွာ သြားၿပီး ေတာ္ေနတယ္...။ တကယ့္ ေနရာေတြ မယ္က်ေတာ့ အသံုး မက်ဘူး...။ ဗမာ ဗမာခ်င္း ခ်ဖို႔ရာမွာ လုပ္ခ်င္တယ္...။ အဲ့ဒါ မ်ဳိးေတြ လုပ္ခ်င္တယ္...။ ဒါမ်ဳိးေတြ လုပ္ခ်င္လို႔ ဘယ္ေတာ့မွ အက်ဳိး မရွိဘူး...။ အဲ့ေတာ့က ကၽြန္ေတာ္တို႔ အဲ့ဒီလို စိတ္ဓာတ္မ်ဳိး လံုး၀ ေဖ်ာက္ပစ္ဖို႔ လိုတယ္....”” (၁၉၄၇ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇူလုိင္ ၁၃ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ေျပာၾကား ခ့ဲေသာ ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္ ေအာင္ဆန္း၏ မိန္႔ခြန္းမွ ေကာက္ႏုတ္ ေဖာ္ျပ ပါသည္။)

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