During the ages of Evolution, as the nature of man grew from the solitary into the social, his social dependence constantly increased. With this increase of social dependence, increased his fear of the loS3 of social help, until the fear became instinctive. Now it works unconsciously like the breathing process.


Solitude (spiritual) (the parent of fearlessness) in society (parent of love).

History of Progress = “continuous adjustment of the internal-relations of each individual to the external relations.”

Ethics appeals to conduct.
Religion to motive.

As a debt to humanity, in order to work at your best, as an obligation to the future, you must have a clear Conscience and even no conscience as to the past.

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“Let him say what is true, let him say what is pleasing, let him utter no disagreeable truth, let him utter no agreeable falsehood; that is the eternal law.” (Mann).

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Morality = Respect for social order, seeing in others what we see in one body called mine.

Abuse of morality = Sense of possession, and loss of independence.

Often enough the rule has been: The more religious the people, the more conspicuous teas their lack of morals.

“Those who only respected human life, because God had forbidden murder have set their mark upon Europe in fifteen centuries of blood and fire.” (Clifford Lectures on Ethics and Religion)
The moral beauty of the “beatitudes” is certainly marred by the suggestion of a more than compensating reward.

“Man’s unhappiness comes of his greatness; it is because there is an infinite in him which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the finite.”
– Carlyle

Rama’s creed: O Rama, let this body belong to the public, and let us live together,

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Sin = Disobedience of God.

Obedience = doing just that which will keep you with Him. If the God-man understands the language even of birds and animals, why not of the different sects in the country?

People quarrel because (Urdu words)
Jnani understands all, i.e., loves all, defends all. Understanding is defending.

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When we dig deep enough, water comes out. So with tears.
Dirt is riches in the wrong place.

Ethical Process = Progress from self-interest to halt-annihilation – Hartley

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Names (pada) are “noise and smoke,” the important point is to have a clear and adequate conception of the fact signified by a name.

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Heavy tax is levied upon all forms of success, and failure is one of the commonest disguises assumed by blessings.

Bee-hive communistic society: To each according to his need, from each according to his capacity.
Each bee has its duty and none has any rights.

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“Strong in will
To live, to seek, to find and not to yield.”
“It may be that the gulfs will wash us down,
It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles,
But something ere the end,
Some work of noble note may yet be done.”
When a colony reaches the limit of possible expansion, the surplus population must be disposed of somehow; or the fierce struggle must recommence and destroy the peace. There is no escape from division, civil war, bickerings etc; except in putting checks to further increase of population and emigration.