Tagore Ibsen and Other Essays
... The great information age is still evolving. Many an imponderability appears to be waiting for us in the future. Civilization is a critical condition. It is all the time carrying in its bosom a crisis and like a mirror reflects social tensions. Tagore had foreboding but not clear understanding the crisis that the human society would face within a few decades. In the world of realpolitik crisis may crop up from different kinds of misunderstanding. We know there are serious misgivings and misunderstanding among the leaders of the world on the question of limiting nuclear armaments and various kind of atmospheric pollutions. The conflict between dharma and a-dharma appears to be a permanent condition of human society.