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Anil Rajvanshi

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Are tougher laws the answer to reduce corruption? Or should we reduce our greed by becoming more spiritual?

Recently India witnessed the power of non-violence pressure strategy mastered by Mahatma Gandhi. Anna Hazare with his 13 days fast unto death was able to persuade the Government to discuss and pass a powerful bill which will hopefully reduce corruption in the country with a strong hand. In a corrupt society who will man this body or who will bell the cat!

A superior strategy could be to look inwards and see why we become greedy and how to reduce our greed for resources. By following the creed of simple living and high thinking we may be able to reduce corruption and live sustainably. A recent public lecture outlined this strategy. http://www.nariphaltan.org/indsearch2011.pdf

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  • Aug 29 2011: I think that we need laws because it's in the nature of the human being to be selfish and attracted by the power. And we all know that money is power and people want to own more and more. This trend is underlined by the consumer society which make us victims of advertising and transform us in consumer machines attracted by the material side of life. Thus laws and education can change mentalities. But it's going to be very difficult !!!!

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