March 31, 2024

Technology, philosophy, and happiness

 Collated by Tusar Nath Mohapatra

"While System 2 believes it is in charge, Kahneman wrote that, in reality, System 1 is in command." Those of us who are conversant with Integral Yoga psychology of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo, these explanations sound rudimentary since there are physical, vital, and mental levels.

[exploration of information control from Marx, Lenin, and Goebbels to Orwell, Huxley, Machiavelli, Nietzsche, Gramsci, and Mao reveals a complex landscape of methodologies and philosophies employed to shape societal beliefs and narratives] Douglas C Youvan

Arthur Oncken Lovejoy (October 10, 1873 – December 30, 1962) - The Great Chain of Being (1936)

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) - The Call of Cthulhu (1928)

James Ephraim Lovelock (26 July 1919 – 26 July 2022) - The Quest for Gaia (1975)


New Episode! "Savitri: a Legend and a Symbol by Sri Aurobindo, Book I The Book of Beginnings, Canto 3 The Yoga of the Soul's Release, pp. 41-45"

Savitri: a Legend and a Symbol by Sri Aurobindo, Book…

Player links & show notes: 

Sri Aurobindo on Internationalism and its relation with Anarchism and Socialism

2nd National Sri Aurobindo Mahila Pathachakra Conference 

4 days ago — There is a possibility that the Sun has its own consciousness and can influence events on Earth through solar flares and other phenomena. These ...
3 days ago — Don't fall for every science-sounding claim. An article published on said that a 'biologist' claimed the sun was conscious.
8 hours ago — We are led deeper into That which is beyond anything and yet is everywhere and in everything.
The 43rd Annual Function of Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre near Gandhi Mandir Road, Dhenkanal was held yesterday evening. Here is the full video.

Web results

8 hours ago — This is a non-affiliated site, run by and for devotees and followers of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. The site features talks and writings of Alok Pandey ...
10 hours ago — One of the most important periods in the life of an individual is the time he spends as a student. This e-book compiled by Vijay highlights key passages from ...

[HTML] Learning to Live Together Harmoniously: Spiritual Perspectives from Indian Classrooms: By Jwalin Patel. Pp 239+ xxiii. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 2023.£ 109.99 …

N Jha - 2024
For an educational zeitgeist so rooted, and understandably so, in measurable, scalable, and replicable results, it is difficult to entertain the idea of an unquantifiable goalpost. Although terms like socio-emotional learning (SEL), teacher-student …


H Deepa, T Nadu
… Sri Aurobindo’s concept of education is not only acquiring information, but acquiring various kinds of information. Education means not … Aurobindo’s Views on Knowledge Sri Aurobindo located the secret of human knowledge in the depths …


C Jain, A Rana - Building and Spaces
Our growing world faces many challenges related to the environmental crisis, climate change, globalization, mass migration, urban housing and technological development. Native architecture is therefore similar to using native materials …

Manoj Das Master storyteller

… Sri Aurobindo is a visionary who sees that this man is not the final product of evolution. Man continues to evolve, and this insight of Sri Aurobindo inspires me. All our problems — our experiences … Once you are acquainted with Sri Aurobindo …

Jayanta Mahapatra: A Silent Valediction.

S PANDE - Writers Editors Critics, 2024
Sahitya Akademy award winner Jayanta Mahapatra's popular book A Rain Of Rites has an unusual enthrall and merit that I have attempted to interpret/unravel briefly in my own culturally creative mode in this article besides commemorating his death. It …

Indian Sensibility in Jayanta Mahapatra's Poetry.

S SOOD - Writers Editors Critics, 2024
… Indian English poetry has been identified variously as Indo-Anglian, AngloIndian, Indo-English from the time when eminent poets of the period like Henry Derozio, Toru Dutt, Aurobindo Ghosh and Sarojini Naidu underwent expressing themselves …

Decolonizing the IR Classroom

A Sharma - The Oxford Handbook of International Studies …, 2024
… The political thinking of anti-colonial nationalists like Gandhi, Tagore, Aurobindo, and Radhakrishnan are often invoked for their enduring relevance, thus acknowledging the rich legacy and intellectual debt to the Indian past. However, a …

[PDF] Maharaja Sayaji Rao III's Treasure Trove for Lifelong Learning

HHR Patel
… of important stalwarts such as Raja Ravi Verma who combined Western techniques to Indian concepts and is referred to as Father of Modern Art in India, to Dadabhai Naoroji whom he employed as his Dewan and later funded his travels in …

Proceedings of the 7th International Sanskrit Computational Linguistics Symposium

A Bhattacharya - Proceedings of the 7th International Sanskrit …, 2024
Symposium (ISCLS 2024) at Auroville, Puducherry, India. The aim of ISCLS is to bring together researchers interested in any aspects of Sanskrit Computational Linguistics. Full papers were invited on original and unpublished research on …

[PDF] Theoretical Underpinnings on Eastern and Western Perspectives on the Concept of Chakras

S Sharma, S Rathore - 2024
… Ancient concepts as per Sri Aurobindo’s, “levels of consciousness” and the Ayurvedic postulates of personality emphasize the fact that there is an interaction between our mind and the body (Srivastava, 2012). The Chakra system is believed …


E Jacob
… Modern thinkers such as Tagore, Swami Vivekanada, Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo and Krishnamurti have challenged this new form of … Though Sri Aurobindo has also given importance to the teacher but he does not occupy the central role. Guru is the …

Investigating the trends and causes of changes in human anthropometric dimensions over the past three decades: a challenge for ergonomic design

N Goleij, P Hafezi, O Ahmadi - International Journal of Occupational Safety and …, 2024
Objectives. The present study aimed to review the changes in anthropometric dimensions around the world during the last 30 years. Methods. The search for this study was conducted in four databases with related keywords. Papers from 1990 to …

[PDF] Rethinking: Happiness

S Bhattacharya, K Nandi
Technology has transformed the world we live in, and with it, our understanding of happiness. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between technology, philosophy, and happiness. It argues that technology is neither …

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