By K. Satchidananda; Rao, K. Ramakrishna Murty
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And we all know of the fallacy which Mill committed when he argued from the premise that everyone desires his own happiness to the conclusion that everyone desires the happiness of all. 6 I doubt if there is sufficient empirical basis for this wishful generalisation. Community love is not a fact, it is only a desideratum; and sociality is a fact only in the sense that everyone needs and desires the company of a few others of his kind. The rest of mankind, outside a very small group of their friends and relations, mean little to most men.
253. 17 Vera Micheles Dean, The Nature of the Non-Western World, New York, 1966, p. 97. 38 Source for all above figures : C. T. Kurien, Our Five Year Plans, Bangalore, 1966, Chapter V. ie Gunnar Myrdal, Asian Drama, London, 1968, Vol. I, p. 565. so loc. , p. 477. sl loc. 481. 22 During 1953-54 to 56-57 20 per cent of India's national income went to the top 5 per cent of households and 10 per cent of it to the top 1 per cent of them. The bottom 80 per cent of households got only 44 per cent of it.
Roy (M. N. Roy's Memoirs, Bombay, 1964, p . 413-4). 84 Albert Camus, The Rebel, London, 1953, p. 78. 85 Whether such a situation is desirable or not, "The Philosophy of India", as Hegel said, "is identical with its religion, so that the interest in religion is the same as its interest in philosophy". (Vorlesungen ueber die Geschichte der philosophic, ed. Michelet, p. 144) So Rammohun, though a religious and social reformer, is as much a philosopher as Sankara or Ramanuja. B6 Bankim~ Tilak ~ Dayananda, Arya Publishing House, Calcutta, p.