Dr Emil Maschner



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Many-Sided Wisdom: A New Politics of the Spirit by Aidan Rankin
To quote "`true to spirit of many sidedness, this book is and is not a book about Jainism and is and is not about politics, it is about Jainism, in the sense that the idea at its core Anakantavada (Anekant) or many sidedness". Through interrogation via the Jain practice of Anekant or many sided viewpoint Aidan Rankin logically and very eloquently makes the case for a step forward by viewing life through the discipline of an ancient wisdom with great understanding of the human condition and its common failings. Current discredited global trends and false priorities which so exalt the importance of the individual paradoxically are shown to create a lack of freedom, mean heartedness and the… Read more