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 > <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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!!!")