The weight of history can prove to be burdensome many times. While it is knowledgeable to remember, but it requires much more courage to move on from it. Indian Muslims face a lot of injustice in India; it’s the price we pay to be a minority. Only through Twitter did I connect with a few Indian Muslims and it gave me an insight on how they think. Surely, I am an Indian Muslim too, but these online friends were much more passionate and involved with the cause.I cannot but make an observation, which will touch a nerve with many. Feel free to disagree. We have lived as victims for so long that I don’t see any reason why we should continuously accept it. I am lucky to be a born in a house where finances were never a concern, but I feel that the educated Muslims, who clearly have a leverage over the illiterate ones, should make an active effort in breaking this victimisation. The illiterate and the poor suffer, I agree. But what is the point of the educated new generation if they play along to this stereotype? We really need to move on and fix our skin and deeper within. On Twitter, I have seen many so-called educated professionals who spew hatred (religious and otherwise). It makes me wonder what the value of their education is if they are continuing the legacy of hatred. Why always blame others? Why can’t we accept our own shortcomings and come together to create something fabulous and life-changing? Why can’t Muslims be known for something positive, instead of revelling in their own victimisation. I don’t want to accept being a victim and I try to inculcate the same feeling in the people who I teach/work with. People seems to have a thin skin these days; everything seems to offend them. Let the ‘victim’ tag offend you. Let’s look beyond the scars of yesterday and while we don’t forget, we also don’t have to see the future tainted with the past. If so, we will never be happy and we will never be able to make a new start, which we desperately need.