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GS Chandy

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From: Hyderabad, Mumbai/Bangalore, India
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Re: How science shaped modern 'rejection of religion'
Posted: Apr 17, 2014 1:54 AM
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Robert Hansen posted Apr 10, 2014 8:41 PM (
http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9432040) - GSC's response follows:
>
> On Apr 10, 2014, at 10:57 AM, GS Chandy
> <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:
>

> > The Indian people as a whole can NEVER achieve what
> > you term as the "American Dream" (at current or any
> > population level).
> >
> > Nor would I wish that on them. You are quite
> > unlikely to understand why I hold that sentiment, so
> > I shall state only that it has to do with the fact
> > that I'm aware that we (humans) "ARE NOT THE MASTERS
> > OF THE UNIVERSE!".

>
> Having a comfortable home, two cars, enough to eat, a
> safe neighborhood, a decent school, and the ability
> to shop, dine out, or see a show once in a while,
> this makes us masters of the universe?
>

It's your atttitude (not the things you possess) that makes for your desire to be the "MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE!" (Not that you will succeed).
>
> You tell us then the standard of living you envision
> for people.
>

Kindly disabuse yourself of the notion that I'm about to jump to your command, Mr Hansen. You may well regard yourself as one of the "MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE!" - but you're not my "MASTER", that's for sure.
>
> Also, why can?t the indian people never achieve this
> at any population level? Some seem to be achieving
> it.
>
> Bob Hansen
>

You're not capable of understanding why the Indian people as a whole will never achieve that "'American' Dream" (as you choose to term it) - and you're also incapable of understanding how and why a few of us Indians HAVE managed to achieve it.

GSC
("Still Shoveling! Not PUSHING!! Not GOADING!!!")



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