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Saturday, October 3, 2009

Left Behind as Progress Marches On

It is a question of Old India vs New India, of a burgeoning superpower desperate to feel of importance in a world ready to embrace its immense manpower and resources.

What gets lost in the shuffle is the traditional way of life, the real culture of our mother, which is an observation all astute observers, like Prabhupada no less, has making for decades and decades.

What is the human cost, the cultural cost, when the agricultural foundation of such a country is deemed as not being most beneficial to the bottom line.

You can read more about this in the article "Drought Puts Focus On Side Of India Left Out Of Progress" from the Sept 4, 2009 edition of the New York Times.

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