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Unbroken Connectivity, Brokered Lives: Industrialism and Its Consequences

  • Niranjan Ramakrishnan

Abstract

“We want industry, let us become industrious,” said Gandhi. He was referring, of course, to human effort and striving. Modern industry has instead resulted in gigantic human displacements, ecological and environmental devastation, and an alienation of human beings from the very sources from which the food to sustain their bodies comes. Homage to the large machine in the name of efficiency and comfort has, in the end, meant the compromise of our very souls. Gandhi’s views on industrialism are among his most prescient.

Keywords

Collect Work Industrial Civilization Town Dweller Human Killing Environmental Devastation 
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Notes

  1. 4.
    M.K. Gandhi, Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth, BN Publication, 2008. p. 265.Google Scholar

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