Category Archives: Theory

On Metamorphosed Sentimental Strategy

P.R. Sarkar
When a benevolent activity is performed in the universe by a certain structure, we call that structure “a genius”, we call it “a blissful structure” — it will be “blissful” in human structure, “good” in animal structure, or “remarkable” in plant structure. Conversely, when a structure is engaged in destructive activity, then we call that structure “demonic” in …

Exploitation and Pseudo-Culture

P.R. Sarkar
At the very outset let me state that many theories have been propounded on this earth. Some of them survived for some time and then gradually passed out of existence; others emerged like meteors, exhibiting their dazzling radiance for a very short time, and then vanished into darkness. The mere existence of a theory is not the essential …

Capitalism in Three Spheres

P.R. Sarkar
While trying to fight against any sort of exploitation, first we must have a clear understanding of the nature of the exploitation. Today human society is subjected to ruthless exploitation by capitalists. Capitalist exploitation has brought humanity to the brink of disaster by spreading its exploitative tentacles into every aspect of human life.

According to PROUT, capitalist exploitation …

Suppression, Repression and Oppression

P.R. Sarkar
(November 1989, Kolkata) – Some people, ideas and events have created havoc in human society during the last two hundred years. This has led to suppression, repression and oppression in social life. Let us discuss some of the different psychic aspects of suppression, repression and oppression, the three psychic calamities that the human beings of the nineteenth and …

Dialectical Materialism and Democracy

P.R. Sarkar
Social advancement is the triadic blending of thesis, antithesis and synthesis. When a particular theory or thesis loses its competence and power to effect the collective welfare, an antithesis is created against the prevalent theory. As a result of clash and cohesion between these two opposing forces a resultant is created, and this resultant is called synthesis. Is …

Defects of Communism

P.R. Sarkar
(1988, Kolkata) – The term “communism” is derived from the word commune which comprises the prefix co and the root mune. “Co” means “together” and “mune” means “to do something”, so “commune” means “to do something together”. Commune plus ism equals communism. The term “communism” is only applicable where the commune system exists. Those who follow …

Laws of Social Dynamics

P.R. Sarkar
The existence of the relative factors of time, space and person is substantiated in the field of cognition and the cognizant bearing in its inertness is the highest stance of these factors. The inherent dynamically of an entity, depending on the existential collaboration of another entity (or in certain cases, of other entities, in which case immobility becomes …

Theory and Practice

P.R. Sarkar
The theory which springs out of fundamentals can be materialized with little effort. But that materialization will depend upon the effort, time and opportune moment. When theory precedes practice, however, the theory may or may not be materialized. There are four main factors which are responsible for the failure of any theory.

Hypocrite’s psychology

The first factor is …