Precarious Lives

Gitanjali and Beyond 8 – Special Issue: Precarious Lives, Uncertain Futures

In his essay, ‘Wealth and Welfare’, Rabindranath says, Property is [the] medium for the expression of our personality…. “Our highest social training is to make our property the richest expression of the best in us, of that which is universal, of our individuality whose greatest illumination is love. As individuals are the units that build the community, so property is the unit of wealth that makes for communal prosperity when it is alive to its function. Our wisdom lies not in destroying separateness of units, but in maintaining the spirit of unity in its full strength.’ [1]. 623- 624, 1930) Read more