One question which often comes to my mind is where was “I” when a few Greeks and Spartans held the massive Persian army for two days at Thermopylae, when Gautama Buddha preached his first sermon in Sarnath (it is interesting that while Europe was tearing itself apart during that time, India was enjoying peace and harmony and was graced by the likes of Buddha and Mahavira), when Oliver and Wilbur Wright took their maiden flight, when the Nazis invaded Poland starting the second world war, when Nehru delivered his famous Tryst with destiny speech while unfurling the Indian national flag after India was ruled over for more than 200 years, when Neil Armstrong took that Giant leap for mankind. 378 more words