Friday, October 31, 2008

Gandhi's Inspiration

I didnt know Gandhi was inspired by essays called "Unto this Last" by John Ruskin in South Africa.Its apt to
see something in 1860 thats critical of capitalist societies favoring a social economy.Here's the best quote from it:

As thus: lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the passengers fastened a belt about him with two hundred pounds of gold in it, with which he was found afterwards at the bottom.Now, as he was sinking -- had he the gold? or had the gold him?

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