It was 3.30 in the morning, my usual rising time, and the reading material in my hands was a small leaflet sent by my colleagues of CONSCIENCE, London, UK. I consider it appropriate to share it with my Gandhitopia family. I hope it will be of some interest to you.
WE URGENTLY NEED A CHANGE IN PRIORITIES----WHERE THE SKILLS.OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS, SOCIAL SCIENTISTS, ENGINEERS, ARCITECTS AND RELATED PROFFESSIONS--- ARE UTILISED TO PREVENT WAR IMPROVE SOCIAL JUSTICE AND MOVE US ONTO A TRULY SUSTAINABLE PATH.
This leaflet actually belongs to another similar group called Scientists For Global Responsibility. This group is based in Kent, there web is--htpp.www.sgr.org.uk
and their email is-- firstname.lastname@example.org
The leaflet further says--- The public often associate science and engineering with negative effects on Society such as war and environmental damage. It is therefore critical that professonals in these do as much as they can to ensure that their work has positive applications and help solve global problems.
The leaflet has quoted data as to how much money is being spent on military in the year 2008 witch is 2.5 billion pounds while on the Health and Renewable energy the budget is just 400 million pounds. It shows the seriousness of the State about people and environment.
It is well known all over the world now as to how President Obama justified war in his historic speech at the Noble Award cerenomy a little while ago..
At this critical juncture, when the globe is full of lethal armaments and dangers of global warmings is looming large and one third of humanity is still half fed, half clothed and half shelted. It clearly shows much serious we are about the future of mankind and our Mother Earth?
Here comes the relevance of Science of Life, Ayurveda and Gandhi. Every human being living on this Earth has to think and Think Positively. Where should we go from here and now? Which direction the humanity has to progress and grow?
Science of Life has been indicating the Path for the last five thousand years and Gandhi renewed the Call, that is --
Life of Truthfulness, life of fearlessness, life of Voluntary Poverty and life of Brahmcharya, are few basic principles
that we must try in order to trly enjoy life and death.