The main aim of technology today is to moronify the society at large. Smaller and smaller number of people are using more and more of their intellect so that the others do not have to use theirs at all.
Invited review presented at International Astronomical Union /UNESCO Symposium 260 : The Role of Astronomy in Society and Culture, UNESCO Paris, 19-23 January 2009. Rajesh Kochhar CSIR Emeritus Scientist, IISER: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Sector 26, Chandigarh 160019, India [email protected] Indian astronomical tradition has ( continue reading… )
From the book: History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization, Vol XI, Part 1, Philosophical Conciousness and Scientific Knowledge : Conceptual Linkage and Civilizational Background, Edited by D.P.Chattopadhyaya, Published by Centre for Studies in Civilization, New Delhi, 2004 Till Science Transcends the Scientist: Role of Human Factor in Science ( continue reading… )