October 31, 2015

Diversities are shrinking, homogenisation is being imposed

MA PETERSON - American Ethnologist, 2015
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sustainability in development could not be achieved if diversities shrank and artificial memory replaced human consciousness. › cities › ahmedabad
He also cited an example from the teachings of Sri Aurobindo, quipping that he was not giving the example of “a propagator of religion, but a philosopher”. Devy said, “Sri Aurobindo has said, in the process of evolution which is irreversible, we have moved from matter to mind. Now we have to move from mind to supramental consciousness. But Aurobindo was not a propagator of religion or like those people who I do not want to name. Today, we have come to a point where artificial memory will soon replace human memory.” Devy said it would be impossible to achieve the physical state of sustainable development if diversity is not allowed to breathe. “Our diversities are shrinking. Homogenisation is being imposed and democracies have become dictatorial, world over. The poor cannot be forced to think of sustainability. We have to achieve a cosmic consciousness. And innovation in consciousness is essential for sustainability,” Devy said.

Sri Aurobindo observes that there is a natural tendency, when adopting the poise of the Witness Self, to back off of the frenetic activity that characterizes the ... › Browse › Philosophy - Toward a new Hermeneutics of the Bhagavad Gītā: Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Aurobindo, and the Secret of Vijñāna. Ayon Maharaj. From: Philosophy East and West
Many recent scholars have rejected this traditional eisegetic approach in favor of a more immanent approach to the Gītā that strives to understand the text on its own terms. One major consequence of this shift away from eisegesis in modern Gītā scholarship has been an increasing attention to a variety of apparent contradictions and puzzles in the Gītā that traditional commentators tended to ignore or explain away

Vol II Issue 10 October 2015 Contents
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Sunil N. Wathore
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Choudhary
RN Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Nissim Ezekiel, Kamala Das and Arbind Kumar Choudhary who have been popularly called Indian Shakespeare, Indian Milton, father of post- independence Indian English verse, originator of the feminine sensibility and the phrasal king in Indian ...
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