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Vision of an Enlightened World: A Cosmic Perspective
by Anup Rej (Goodreads Author)
The book is a call for change in the present world-order which is dominated by free market consumer culture, military industrial interests and control and manipulation of freedom of people by using media and modern technology. It explains the history of development of democracy and its crisis in the framework of the present global-order, and takes a penetrating look into ...more
Hardcover, 170 pages
Published June 1st 2014 by Books of Existence
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I was born in Kolkata (Calcutta) just after the end of the Second World War and couple of years before the independence of India from the British colonial rule. Since my childhood I had seen the vestige of the Britsh rule who introduced the Zamindari system in Bengal and contributed to the cultural transformation of the old feudal society. My grandmother was a daughter of a powerful zamindar and grandfather was a medical doctor educated in England. I was brought up by parents who represented the ...more
Anup Rej was born in Kolkata, India in a liberal Bengali family where the spirit of the nineteenth and early twentieth century Bengali renaissance still remained alive through a passionate engagement in Eastern and Western literature, arts, philosophies and social-political ideologies. From early childhood he imbibed ideas of universal values and love for knowledge. He received his Ph.D. in ...moreMore about Anup Rej...