acurry at UVIC.CA
Wed Oct 29 16:41:13 CST 1997
You say in reference to my queries about transplanting Vedanta...
>It's a noble aim but it's doomed to failure for the same reason all other
>previous attempts have failed: These are not your roots. Western cultures
>have their roots but you (collectively) have made a decision to reject
>them. That's what it means to be modern. Modernity has many benefits
>but has exacted a psychic price. I don't think the exoticism of a foreign
>culture is going to help.
I think the human desire for truth comes from truth
itself irrespective of anyone's culture. It is a little
deeper than culture and when you consider how quickly the
whole world is starting to resemble the west you might
come to see this view in a more positive light.
- Allan Curry
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