Prout’s Theory of Revolution

Trond Overland To understand PROUT involves understanding revolutionary dynamics. Apart from formulating an original concept of revolution, PROUT discusses a number of revolutionary concerns such as the spiritual, historical psychosocial cycles and the structural. PROUT defines revolution as “the application of tremendous force within a short time to destroy the formidable control of any era … Continue reading Prout’s Theory of Revolution


PROUT holds that a decentralized socio-economic structure (as opposed to the present trend of urban commercial centralization) does not diminish or dissipate economic potential. Rather, decentralization removes regional disparity because wealth is distributed almost equally everywhere. According to PROUT, all the resources in a socio-economic unit should be controlled by the local people, and local people must be … Continue reading Localization

Comparing Prout to Marxism and Communism

By Dada Maheshvarananda Sarkar respected Karl Marx, saying he was “a good person, a thoughtful person, and a prophet for the poor.”[1] Marx wrote a brilliant, methodical analysis of capitalism in the 1800s, Das Kapital, Volumes 1-3, approximately 3,000 pages in length, in which he demonstrated that capitalism is exploitive in nature and suffers from … Continue reading Comparing Prout to Marxism and Communism