Author: Atluru Sitaramaih
Publisher: UBS Publishers
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8125906525
This volume identifies Hindu values which have a major bearing on economic development and national security and evaluates their suitability by comparing them with those of successful societies.
India displays a pathological inability to take matters to their logical conclusion, be it the nuclear implosion of 1974, development of long-range missiles, high speed computers, etc. The scenario is equally grim regarding poverty alleviation or liberalizing the economy. And the Indian politicians must go along mouthing slogans and indulging in beaten-track rhetoric rather than taking bold action to accelerate economic growth.
National security considerations take a back seat. The poor man of Asia, that is India, has utterly failed to bring about the desired economic and technological progress sorely needed to banish poverty from amongst its teeming millions.
This deplorable account on all these fronts is the result of a peculiar set of values and beliefs of the Indian society dominated and controlled by the Hindus whose mind-set remains entrenched in the hoary past.
CONTENTS: Hindu Values / Development of Value systems / Economic Values / Social Values / Political Values / National Security Values / What can be done to fill the gap