From the tribal societies to a Nation State has been a long process of evolution. Human race divides itself on various grounds, whether it be religion, language, colour, caste, race, money or culture or any other differences, real or imaginary. Tribes or smaller organisations are either taken over or join with others to protect themselves. It is through a historical process, that transformation takes place.
Children of our homes get long holidays as students. During these holidays, there is some respite for their backs that were bent by huge burden of books. They are subjected to constant fear of exams and syllabus throughout the year. They are pressured into the fever of cut throat competition in their studies.
This wide world has got its benevolent principles and petty prejudices. Noble virtues are juxtaposed with ignoble vices. Laziness and lethargy versus alertness and activeness. In other words, an antagonism prevails between original and duplicate. So also the discord between science and pseudo-science.
Q : The increase in the practice of the donation of human organs ?
-M.Haridas , Podhakudi
A : This clearly indicates the development of humanism and rationalist attitude and helps to eradicate caste superstition.
Q : Attack on the Tamils of Ezham that day ; today on the Muslims. Will not the countries like China and Russia at least now realize that Rajapakse is a Fascist?
– G. Bilavendran, Rasipuram
- Dr. Palany Arangasamy
Rationalism is only a quality or at the most a principle in worldly parlance. But Dr. Bandiste has sought to establish and elevate it to the level of a Philosophical system. Hence his sub – title – an upcoming philosophy. Not keeping rationalism on par with other good – old systems of philosophy is in no way detrimental either to its origin or to its outlook.