How can an essay from 1924 be more relevant today than it was when written? The words only ring more true, but we didn't heed the warnings offered to us over 80 years ago. Will hearing them now make a difference? Or are we too far gone?
Tagore's power of poetry and expression makes a clear but painful description of grim reality, of a civilization set to self-destruction, of a cannibal turned onto its own flesh. Yet, he also offers us hope and inspires us to re-set our course. Like Tagore did in his day, many realise today that "the mere process of addition did not create fulfillment; that aquisition because of its bigness did not produce happiness; that movement did not constitue progress merely because of its velocity..."
Publisher: Citizens International