Speaker is of the view that true innovation can solely occur if India takes the most effective of the West, that’s the aspiration for materials perfection whereas retaining the most effective of its historic historical past & knowledge. Training thus must go alongside these strains: western tutorial excellence and extra of emphasis on Indian historical past, its poets, writers, warriors (resembling Shivaji Maharaj) and so on. Additionally there are some instruments of historic Indian spirituality that must be used which might be secular in nature, resembling Pranayama (the air we breathe is similar for anyone no matter his or her faith & ethnic origin) or meditation (such because the Buddhist strategy of Vipassana, observing the sensations on the physique) and so on. Thus you’ll produce Indians, on par with the most effective on this planet however with a distinction. India might then INNOVATE and never copy as it’s the case now in lots of areas.
A well-known author, blogger and journalist, François Gautier was born in Paris in 1959. Within the early eighties, he started freelancing in India for various publications and at last ended-up being the correspondent in South Asia, for the Geneva-based “Journal de Geneve”, then probably the greatest worldwide newspapers in Europe. In 1993, he switched to Figaro, considered one of France’s main newspapers for which he labored solely for eight years. He additionally began writing common columns for Indian newspapers, first in Blitz Bombay, then within the Hindustan Instances, later got here the ‘Ferengi’s column” within the Indian Categorical, then the “French Connection” column within the Pioneer, in addition to common contributions for Outlook, Rediff, New Indian Categorical, DainikJagran, and so on.
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