Analysis and exposition of the causes and the possible remedies for the present state of restlessness prevailing in the world. Kalki, Or, The Future of Civilization. Front Cover. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Hind Kitabs Limited, – Civilization – 64 pages. Get this from a library! Kalki, or The future of civilization. [Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan].

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Kalki, or the Future of Civilization

Sign in Create an account. Radhakrishnan wrote futurr book decades ago, but it seems especially relevant to the present times when we face a crisis of values in every sphere.

It is concerned more with the world and its power than with the soul and its perfection…. Above all, our wants are increasing by the day and civiilization is our work. Radhakrishnan observes that those who adopt this way of life are not as happy as they claim to be!

Such an attitude will increase our faith in spirituality and grant peace to the globe. Religion teaches that suffering and sacrifice are not a curse; they are a challenge, a means to get more and truer joy out of life.

The ideas in this volume can act as a guiding force to us in these difficult times. It seems as if he is predicting all the issues and problems we are facing currently. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan — scholar and teacher par excellence, world renowned philosopher, and the former President of India.


We are still a young civilization in this vast and timeless universe and we need to honestly identify and fuure our errors. The Value Basics of Coming Civilization. No categories specified categorize this paper.


Journal of Philosophical Studies 4 It is not the really capable men who become our rulers. The Paths of Civilization: The world has become uniform and united, too close together in the age of globalization, but kallki have grown far apart. Marriage is a burden for many, and this has led to the urge to seek sexual pleasure outside marriage.

This is now glorified as self-expression.

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And economic inequality leads to political inequality. In the next part of his book, Radhakrishnan presents a stunningly accurate analysis of the current state of every major sphere of human life — Religion, Family Life, Politics, and International Relations.

We need to focus on removing economic disparity and on producing intelligent voters and honest leaders. The chief reason for this current crisis is that malki and technology has advanced far more rapidly than the human mind kali soul.

He says that no nation is genuine. The author says that democracy is not a very ideal form of government because it is wrongly practiced. Peter Baofu – – Peter Lang. It teh only a minority who belongs to the third category, and considers religion as a means to improve the world.

Andrew Targowski – – Dialogue and Universalism 15 Radhakrishnan, who had great faith in and great affection for the young people of our great nation: A genuine affection and regard for all of humanity is essential.

Today, we have bands of fanatics for whom terrorism in the name of religion is a great thing to do!

Marriage calls for responsibility and must never be approached lightly. In the modern world, he feels, all economy is heavily industrialized.


Neil Postman – Radhakrishnan is also civiliation of the foremost writers of Indian English literature. It is not something to be panicky about, for, it has been happening at regular intervals.

The extreme selfishness of man has made religion ineffectual. We have a long way to go; we need to move towards focusing on the mind and the soul. In Marriage, the final goal should be spiritual bliss and satisfaction.

The worst massacres are glorified in the name of nationalism. Request removal from index. In Economics, it must be realized that wealth is not all.

This article has no associated abstract. Divorces abound and children suffer. As far as Family Life is concerned, Radhakrishnan says that the changing economic situations, lack of proper moral and sexual education and advances in science have transformed marriage from a holy sacrament to a mere trial contract. The soul of all improvement, it has been rightly said, is the improvement of the soul….

Now — The Rooted Future. This entry has no external links. Under no circumstances should war or bloodshed be supported.

Bythe average age of India will be 29 and we will have the largest youth population in the world. Beyond Civilization to Post-Civilization: Those who become our rulers are ultimately slaves of the rich and the powerful.

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