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Does living in harmony with nature make you grow as a person?

When I lived in UK I met many creative people interested in self improvement, spirituality and natural living. They were people from the cities, either London or cities abroad.

When I moved to India, I witnessed some breath-taking locations untouched by the Westernization bug. However in those locations people were all about blindly following religion and culture, without much independent thought.

Even to this day I wonder why generally people who are most in touch with nature are least interested in spiritual and mental growth.

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    Aug 31 2013: Spiritual growth, I feel, is proportionate to one's knowledge and understanding of "nearby " humans growth. Not just flora and fauna's nature, but human nature as well. What makes the Londoner tick has to be different In India. The growth now is how the two can coexist in an increasingly "smaller world". I would say the fundamentally religious Indian is more aware than you think. There is a quote by Francis Bacon that is, "Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed." it seems to me the western world commands but does little to obey and the religious obeys but concedes to command.

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