Abruptly a dark circle appears in the air and a youthful lovely young lady falls from it. As soon she recovers, she yells “Grandpa, I killed the baby Hitler”. An elderly person seeing this asks her “who are you and what have you killed.” She answers “I am your Granddaughter Lilly, and I murdered the baby Hitler.” “What is Hitler,” an elderly person asks once more. “It’s not what, it is who” answers the girl, just to realize that she has killed the baby Hitler in past as well as taken him out from the recollections of all the people and books. Elderly person yells “you slaughtered a kid; what kind of monster are you?”
The girl, Lilly, is a college student, doing psychology major. She generally accepts that the outcomes legitimize activities, so if she could spare a holocaust by murdering a child, she would do that. She was damn resolved in demonstrating her point when she stumbled upon the wishing stone. The stone could satisfy each desire of the individual. She hopped to the youth of Hitler and murdered him, and got back to her home just to find her granddad yelling at her.
She left the house to see that the world is changed a considerable amount by her little endeavor. There is disarray all over the place. Society is partitioned in different groups, every group is battling with other. There is each sort of isms, fascism, extremism, racism, classism, sexism, ageism, ableism, etc., however, patriotism is not anywhere in sight. People have faith towards the group they connect themselves with and not with the nation or the laws of the land. Lilly discovers that she has turned away the world war II, yet numerous countries are being administered by foreign forces, she effectively averted the Jews holocaust, however, is liable for a disordered society which executes the similar number of individuals annually in one nation or other.
Lilly understands that the outcome doesn’t legitimize her actions, and she additionally discovers that she would never have foreseen the consequence of her activities. She thinks “so why rightness of activity or results are associated. How can one legitimize other?” She comprehends that Hitler’s deed has been utilized against any tumult, he sets an example that if laws of the land are not followed, somebody like Hitler may come and can cause another holocaust. For years, it acted as a deterrent for the governments as well as people, for going against the collective good.
Lilly soon finds her wishing stone and asks it to change everything as before, and she wakes up, to find that this all is just her dream, or is it really? The question pesters her and us all.
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