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Political Piety And The Laws Of God

Political Piety And The Laws Of God

For nearly two hundred years, the U.S. Congress has begun its daily deliberations with prayer. Out of 100 Senators, perhaps five show up each morning. Of those who do show…

Election Year: What Are the Choices?

The year of a United States presidential election always brings intense campaigning and debating, out of which we are supposed to choose our favorite candidate. But for many of us,…

Conception of Universal Brotherhood

Where we speak of universal brotherhood it must comprehend all brothers and not such brothers and allies as are accepted by the politician who have always some design of self-interest.…

Human Welfare Activities

We met the other day the founder of one human welfare society and we have been pleased to see the plan. And we suggested a little more improvement on it…

Poet, Lunatic and Lover are All Compact in Thought

Godless leaders do pose themselves as very much thoughtful but the range of such thoughts cannot transcend the limits of sense gratification. Such attitude of thoughtfulness in an immeasurable way-cannot…

The S.R.C. Catastophe

Advancement of India's freedom movement was started by some great men like Shri Aurovindo and Mahatma Gandhi. But these gentlemen got all their inspiration from Bhagwat Gita. …

Honor Among Thieves

Honor Among Thieves

A "briefing book" drawn up to help President Carter prepare for his 1980 campaign debate with Ronald Reagan allegedly found its way to the opposing camp. …

Nine Points Toward a Spiritual World Civilization

Nine Points Toward a Spiritual World Civilization

Srila Prabhupada has likened the accomplishments of technological man to zeroes, which have no value. A million zeroes all added together amount to nothing. It is only when a…

Confronting The Politics of Atheism

As Marx observed, when we deny God is the ultimate proprietor, master, and friend, the powers and privileges normally recognized as His are up for grabs. And they are grabbed…

The Poor Little Rich World

There are sufficient resources in the world to support the human community. And, as we go into 1969 with all our schemes for the relief of poverty and suffering, we…

The Failure of Liberation Movements

The Failure of Liberation Movements

Modern history is full of liberation movements. Even the American revolution and the formation of the American nation can be seen as a type of liberation movement that signaled the…

Elections: Changing Guards

The trouble with elections is they give us the sensation things have changed because our representatives have changed. Year after year, century after century, institutions, administrations and world leaders come…

The Official Electric Globe Direction Finder

Americans of late—and most especially since the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy—have taken to scouring their consciences to determine if the U.S. is really as violence-ridden as it seems…

Generatiocide — Editorial

Nature, as Darwin pointed out, imposes an unpitying competition of her own upon all beings within her grasp. Therefore even the socialist, even the pacifist must kill to prolong his…

The Focus for True Global Unity

The Focus for True Global Unity

There are many international societies, such as the United Nations. So the idea of an international society is very nice, but we must try to understand what the central idea…

Petty Nationalism — Reigning Cats and Dogs

Petty Nationalism — Reigning Cats and Dogs

Nationalism demands that we abandon our real spiritual identity and instead fight like dogs and cats. Since conflicts of interest between nations are endless, nationalism can never be the basis…

A New Kind of Social Security

Complained one young worker in a recent letter to Time: "First they sent us to Vietnam. Now they want $3,000 a year [from me] in Social Security taxes to finance…

Ideology for an Ideal Community

Historically, men have chosen to sacrifice individual autonomy for the benefits of life within human society. Nations, communities, tribes, communes—all attest to the truth of John Donne's famous adage: "No…

The Ideal King Lord Ramacandra Reigns in Washington

From time to time God incarnates on earth to impart His instructions and enact His pastimes. One incarnation is Lord Ramacandra, who appeared in India millions of years ago as…

Politics of Transcendence — The Vedic Observer

The Republican Party seems to have emerged from its recent national convention as a reconstituted American conservative party, and the November elections may give the voters at least the appearance…

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