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Civilization and transcendence 8
“The humble sages, by virtue of true knowledge, see with equal vision a learned and gentle brāhmaṇa degree-holder who has no tapasya and no character – Kṛṣṇa says he is māyayāpahṛta-jñānā, “his knowledge knowledge. He’s a rascal. He’s an animal. This is the perspective of Vedic civilization.
8. Civilization Means Regulation
paṇḍitāḥ sama-darśinaḥ “The humble sages, by virtue of true knowledge, see with equal vision a -jñānā, “his knowledge is stolen by illusion.” Although he has learned so many things, nonetheless , māyā has taken away his knowledge. He’s a rascal. He’s an animal. This is the perspective of Vedic civilization.
Civilization and transcendence 8
Even from the standpoint of basic moral instruction, we must ask: Who today is educated? The educated person is described by Cāṇakya Paṇḍita:
Civilization and transcendence 8
“The educated man sees another’s wife as his mother and another’s property as untouchable garbage, and he sees all others as equal to himself.” 
Civilization and transcendence 8
Now, in today’s educational institutions, who is teaching this tapasya? Where is the school