Sanakes can't be tamed (although snake-charmers claim the opposite) because they don't have much memory to distinguish human beings. We need to stop this practice of feeding snakes. Moreover, milk is not a food for snakes. Snakes take milk as a substitute of water.
Non-violence is the greatest Dharma; So too is all righteous violence.
But giving milk to snakes is not good as per science also. Snake is not very reliable to tame it. As mentioned by Partha they can't distinguish between people. But many people may not accept that. If any snake wants to take revenge on a particular person, it will hunt that man and bite him, is very well accepted theory by many people.
Definitely, intelligent people are encashing the innocence of some people. People should learn and get themselves equipped with their defence always. Otherwise, we have to face the music But for nondevelopment of the country, these innocent people can't be blamed. This is also because of the acts of intelligent people only.
Every society has a culture and it is difficult to live without ones culture. There are some modern people who do not believe in their culture but in that process they acquire new culture. This may look slightly confusing but it is the fact which has been experienced by generations.
The problem in a particular society is not limited to only ignorance. The unfortunate and deep rooted things are superstitions which are making even the highly educated and knowledgeable persons their victim.
Some people feel that with lot of education imparted to common masses and with modernization these ignorance and superstitions will vanish. I do not see any such thing happening in near future. Probably we have to live with this situation for a few decades more or who knows may be for good.
Knowledge is power.
Putting all three together and implying that people who feed snakes are ignorant and hence our country is still underdeveloped is a far-fetched thought.
In a country as vast and as diverse as India, Feeding milk to snakes, stopping while a cat crosses the road, tree workshop will continue to happen and can be called as religious beliefs, superstitions or deep-rooted myths that can be endlessly argued either way.
Yes, feeding of snakes at home has to be objected for the safety of children and adults at home. It's not ignorance as every adult and many 7-10 years old will know that the snake can bite and people die after snake-bite.There are many reasons for a country to be underdeveloped and it would be a new thread by itself.
A blunt knife or rusted knife can't be useful for anything just for the sake we call it as the knife similar to PayTM series or Sachin or Virat records.
'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
It is unfortunate that many people inspite of well educated are fallen in such pits of false beliefs.
As far as the progress of a country is concerned that is definitely linked to open and rational citizens also.
Thoughts exchanged is knowledge gained.