If brakes were not there, .........Amrita was learning Car driving in a nearby Car driving school. The mechanic cum tutor was emphasizing the importance of A,B,C though the steering was under her control. "The Accelerator, Brakes and the Clutch at the legs to be operated simultaneously and one need to apply his/her techniques with presence of mind", the tutor added. With daily practice for a week, Amrita felt happy and wanted to display her knowledge before her sister Sanghamitra.
"Do you know the importance of A,B,C?", Amrita asked her and she replied in negative. "Then arleast tell me, why do we have brakes in a car?", she asked again.
Sanghamitra replied in cool saying, "To enable you to drive faster".
Amrita was taken aback to get such a response. Again Sanghmitra continued that brakes are required to stop, to check the speed and required to overcome the anticipated hurdles ahead. Thus you can have a control on your drive and reach your destination with controlled levels of speed and accuracy in drive.
"If brakes were not there, you are not confident of reaching your destination, you can't accelerate your driving momentum with all probability of skidding and what not. If brakes are there, you can go with whatever speed you can. The moment you know that brakes are not there, then think of your situation", she added.
Yes, Sanghamitra is right. It can be applied in our life too. Unless there are hurdles, we can't progress and move ahead!