Can We Miss Wood for The Trees?

I wonder, while I was sitting in front of an open casement and enjoying the vicinity of the external world out of my sensory mechanism and I was obsessed with the open casement made up of wood which triggered me to think from which tree these wooden windows, doors, and furniture being produced? I have no such expertise to determine the result I am experiencing with. Suddenly a cyclone emerged and I was forced to close my open casement to prevent myself from the ongoing natural catastrophe and for my security the I encapsulated myself in my concrete and iron-made room. But my thought still haunting me of the wooden materials, despite now I am sitting in front of my desk made up of steel and observing the windowpane now made up of aluminum and glass out of which I am gazing the trees being visualized in my spectrum how they are bathing in the natural shower brought by nature.

The moment I am engrossed in my thought I could evidently realize whether it is wood, aluminum, iron or other metals and glass, all are derived from natures floor from different resources and nature alone navigate me in terms of my observation in accordance to the prevailing vicinity I am observing and living.

In accordance with my exercise in terms of inductive and deductive methods, I must acknowledge I am in utter confusion with regard to the available milieu I am confronting with. But, I must confess that I am utterly deceived in the present state I am dwelling where apparently no forest or wood I am experiencing. I wonder “Can I miss the wood for the trees?”

I must say that the reflection I receive from the external world is nothing but the action being produced by the material world I am confronting and the result of it is my consciousness. When I am in a place where no wooden articles, but metals are engulfing me, I am forced to think about the resources of such metals and minerals and how it derived in nature’s bosom.

In accordance with my experience I cannot rule out that I am merely a product of nature too and today I am existing, but tomorrow I cannot ascertain that I will exist. With regard to time and space, tomorrow I may change into a different person out of external conditions which may act as a stimulus to my internal configuration and produce an unpredictable consequence, only to vent out a thought that will I too exist out of nature’s caprice?

But, at the same time, I cannot rule out that the “Heart” is the only organ in the human body that first started to evolve and enable us to exist. In fetal evolution at first, it acquires two chambers, thereafter follows third and fourth chambers to evolve, which distinguishes humans from fish and reptiles like creatures in nature.

Surprisingly, we observe that human is the only creature in the nature capable to construe their own society where they think, observe, and experiments for the good self to the mankind. But, at the same time, we do possess the character of amphibians precisely in terms of our cultural fabric and we alone create chaos instead of harmony out of greed and possession of wealth. We recklessly pollute our nature and our ecosystem and thus beckoning our own jeopardy. The present trait of breeding chaos alone navigating us for a greater catastrophe manufactured by humans alone to cause detriment to mankind.


Debasish Majumder
Debasish Majumder
I Debasish Majumder, hailing from Kolkata, State: West Bengal, Country: India, born in a middle-class family in the year 1965 and brought up in an environment extremely favorable for me to garner knowledge from people from various walks of life. Their lives and livelihood are of immense gravity to me as I considered myself as a fortunate one to be facilitated to interact with those who possessed multi-faceted experience and thrived vigorously in their respective fields. Since my schooling as well the path of my studies till I completed my graduation in humanities and thereafter working in various organizations has enabled me to get hands-on experience about the twist and turns of life where I observed the plight of myriad who are economically vulnerable and how they combat the life and even capable to enjoy the every drop of it without complaining about their state. Since my childhood, my passion for the English language and English literature enabled me to explore the world in and around me out of fabulous authors and their valuable renditions which even unveiled front of me the true picture of nature and how it is now confronting peril out of greedy few sharks in the veil of few humans obliterating the very essence of humane! Their works encouraged me to pen down articles, short stories, and poems with my little ability and I have already had a number of paperback editions of my compilation of short stories and poems which are now available on Amazon and other global sites. My alacrity for learning regarding nature as well the society along with the people who are considered as the most precious imperative for us to be enriched. I am blessed by innumerable notable thinkers and philosophers whose works appealed to me enormously, and even helped me to shape up myself by virtue of their expressions. I am having little capacity to translate the reflections of the present society, precisely for the acumen of a myriad of learned persons who have helped me to widen my vista with their wisdom and wide array of knowledge. My sincere effort was navigated by those enlightened persons and I tried with my best of ability to reflect on the scenario I have observed in the journey of my life.

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