Note: This article is divided in two pages and it is worth reading. Please read till the end. I wonder how many of us recall the Civil Disobedience movement of pre-Independent India. Under Mahatma Gandhi’s guidance, India showed the world a practical and ethical political resistance which shook the British colonizer like no other form…
There is an alternate voice in this country, and in other parts of the world, which questions the assumptions and systems of modern globalised society. This voice has been speaking for a long time in favour of the local and of strengthening the local community.
It has been reported that Mahatma Gandhi was once asked, “What do you think of Western Civilization?”, to which he replied, “I think that would be a very good idea!” Beyond the obvious wit is a serious statement which is worthy of study.