The other day a man greeted me with Jai Hind, which means “Long live India”. I said to him that loyalty to India could have its dangers without loyalty to all humankind. First and foremost we are humans and only secondly we are Indians, and after that we are inhabitants of one region, one house and one body!

We are all inhabitants of the Earth, citizens of the wide world. Over our heads in the night sky shines the Milky Way; and our sun is just one star among the millions of stars in that night sky. Our world moves round the sun, carrying with it all its living creatures; scientists tell us there ...


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