A Newer India Throw Off Old Oppressions?
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Will A Newer India Throw Off Old Oppressions?
Barry Pittard on February 10, 2009
"It is a long time since I taught at the Sathya
Sai college at Whitefield, (via Bangalore, South India), having
a wonderful teaching experience in all three years of the
Bachelor’s Course, where there were students from various
classes from villages to palaces. It was moving to see what was
When I first went to India, it was only thirty years away
from India’s Independence"
"India, like other old cultures, has a millennial tradition for
respect for elders. It is a very cohesive force, and young
cultures that do not have it in such abundance are in deepest
"Those of India’s more visionary thinkers and planners who can
see India’s way out of trouble – without leaving matters up to
the so-called democratizations of a gross and rampant capitalism
– will be her new heroes".
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. India's Prime Minister at
Independence. A 'tryst with destiny'