Revolutionary economist

News Today 18.12.2021

Mahatma Gandhi was a more radical revolutionary than Mao Zedong. His indictment of modern civilization represents a moral and spiritual standpoint that is seen even more clearly in his attitude to politics. His view of politics was a consequence of, and not independent of, his view of morality.In his essay, ‘On the Discordance Between Moral and Politics’ Immanuel Kant wrote: “I can easily enough think of a moral politician as one who holds the principles of political expediency in such a way that they can coexist with morals: but I cannot conceive of a political moralist who fashions a system of morality for himself so as to make it subordinate and subservient to the interest of the statesman.” (Read More)


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