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The PROUT Companion: Industrial policy

Q. What will be the Proutistic industrial policy?

PROUT propounds a system of decentralization of economic power. The centralization of economic power, whether it is in the hands of individuals or the state, such as under capitalism and communism respectively, leads to economic-political exploitation. Private capitalists venture to suck the vital juice from the social tree.

For decades the global …

The PROUT Companion: Economic Aspects

Q. What are the basic principles of the PROUT economy?

The minimum essentials of life must be provided to each individual according to the standards of the time, by providing a minimum of purchasing power through employment. The surplus after meeting the minimum necessities will have to be distributed among those of special merit according to the degree of merit.…

The PROUT Companion: Theory of History

Q. What is history?

History is an expression of collective psychology. Every event in the historical phenomenon is an expression of this collective psychology.

By dint of a powerful psychic momentum and expanded vibrational waves a great personality or a powerful movement may exert a mighty impact on social movements or the collective psychology. The social psyche would then undergo …

The PROUT Companion: Philosophy

Consciousness is the Supreme subjectivity and all other mundane subjectivities or objectivities are mere blendings of the absolute subjectivity. P.R. Sarkar1

I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness.
Max Plank2

The nucleus of this Cosmic

The PROUT Companion: The Four Aspects

Developed social thought ought to be comprised of the following four aspects: philosophy, theory of history, economic theory and political thought.

Philosophy is the synthetic interpretation of cosmology – the origin and evolution of the entire Cosmic phenomenon. It deals with the origin and development of the species including the human. It explains the origin and existential position of human …

The PROUT Companion: This Era Needs PROUT

Ours is an era of psychic expansion with immense potentialities and tremendous achievements. The 19th century and the early part of the 20th saw an economic bearing dominated by matter and material forces. Marx was the visionary prophet of this new religion while Darwin propagated his Origin of Species in which the biology of cells predominated. The 19th century was …

The PROUT Companion: Preface

Like all human beings, social thinkers too are exponents of their times and of particular concerns. The environment and conditions they live in certainly influence their reasoning. As the unabated march of time continues, circumstances are altered and changes suggested by those thinkers are gradually made obsolete. Moreover, an only partial realization of human personality, however sophisticated or embellished by …

PROUT and Its Propounder

It is a tragic order of nature that whenever a great leader comes to serve human society then and there he is opposed, criticized, humiliated, tortured, arrested, convicted and even put to death. P.R. Sarkar was not spared either but had to face the onslaught stages against him by vested interests.

Sarkar became controversial and the target of attacks from …