Worldly Wisdom Wednesday – The Word of the Day is “Swadeshi”

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6 Responses to “Worldly Wisdom Wednesday – The Word of the Day is “Swadeshi””

  1. On the button; no further comment necessary.

    There is an intrinsic value in anything we do with our hands, and in handing over work to machines we lose not only the material benefits but also the spiritual benefits, for work by hand brings with it a meditative mind and self-fulfilment.

  2. Laurie says:

    Right on the mark! Excellent article, Randy.

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  4. […] In his splendid article, Gandhi’s Swadeshi – The Economics of Permanence, Mr. Kumar reveals lessons of incalculable and timeless value from the philosophy of a man who once grappled with restoring economic potency and independence to a population that had long languished in servitude to greater powers – Mahatma Gandhi. In his words you’ll hear echos of the battle cry that right now stirs the building realization of the threat to the Earth that is represented by big government in the service of big money, and moves a growing percentage of the population toward a smaller focus –  support of local Craftsmen as a first choice, buying meat and produce directly from Farms or Farmer’s markets, and seafood directly from Fishermen. Toward self-sufficiency on a community level by taking steps toward eliminating the intrinsic vulnerability that comes of absolute dependence on a centralized source of essential supplies, with its own agendas and priorities …. ~ Worldly Wisdom Wednesday – The Word of the Day is “Swadeshi” […]

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