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soumitra basu @drsbasu2115 pondicherry, calcutta

consciousness researcher, psychiatrist, explores Sri Aurobindo's vision

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India right now has too many literate & semi-literate people but very few educated ones... Replies on this thread 👇… https://t.co/khceX3O3UN
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7/15
2017
Sri Aurobindo on the modern politician https://t.co/QWbEhTDNNz
6/29
2017
Sri Aurobindo on Economic Blockade https://t.co/2cFME4PEm0
6/28
2017
Sri Aurobindo: Death has no reality but as a process of Life https://t.co/uJ8PPcqtES
6/26
2017
Ambush Journalism is no journalism. Will end up in a nasty fight or a court case. https://t.co/IxvkA2ZTaG
Retweeted by soumitra basuSriAurobindo:Force &coercion of any kind not concentrated in hands of just & impartial authority are always liable to abuse &misapplication
6/19
2017
From the SIMI encounter to the Mandsaur farmer killing, BJP left Shivraj Singh Chauhan to fend for himself. Not surprised. Potential rival
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6/12
2017
Why 2023? https://t.co/hr0ZfojV6i
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6/11
2017
This silence, this moment, every moment, If it's genuinely inside you, brings what you need.
Retweeted by soumitra basuThe words ‘choice’ and ‘power’ are inseparable. Choice gives power; choice is our most valuable and powerful possession
Retweeted by soumitra basuKolkata Police has launched a project which will allow people to lodge a general diary through digital kiosks https://t.co/pKQixAPm6a
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6/2
2017
#ThreeYearsOfModi gutterification of political discourse lumpenification of social discourse ossification of economy putrefaction of culture
Retweeted by soumitra basuSri Aurobindo on the Intelligence that sustains us https://t.co/uJ8PPcI53s
5/31
2017
Sri Aurobindo on commerce and war https://t.co/2cFME4y3usSri Aurobindo on commerce and war https://t.co/2cFME4PEm0
5/26
2017
The real difficulty is always in ourselves, not in our surroundings. –Sri Aurobindo
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5/21
2017
Sri Aurobindo:Yoga teaches passivity of the mind so that the will may act unhampered by the samskaras or old associationsSri Aurobindo: The will cannot act without faith
5/19
2017
Sri Aurobindo: The passions, even the passion for good,misrepresent the divine nature.Sri Aurobindo: Equality is not fulfilled till it takes the positive form of love and delight
5/15
2017
@ShashiTharoor @BhanuDhamija :Both Tagore & Sri Aurobindo wanted Presidential system for India with enough power for continuity of policies
4/28
2017
Sri Aurobindo explains how inert matter follows physical laws due to a subconscious Will acting in Matter itself https://t.co/bbIcRLwj2l
4/22
2017
Sri Aurobindo's reflections a month before the Russian revolution in 1917 https://t.co/R6pRsS2kwM
4/20
2017
In Bengal, the BJP Goes After Two Icons – Tagore and Fish: https://t.co/SapUOVTnMn via @thewire_in
4/4
2017
What is the difference between a paid stone-pelter in Kashmir and a paid troll in the BJP's social media army?
Retweeted by soumitra basuSri Aurobindo on Mind and Supermind https://t.co/a3WmG72JIN
3/29
2017
Sri Aurobindo on commercialism https://t.co/KHC7wtKW5r
3/27
2017
Recreational marijuana’s impact on the brain - issues for consumers/policymakers to consider incl medical MJ. @FABBS https://t.co/RvZP2izdn4
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3/17
2017
"@kaushikcbasu: My essay on Amartya Sen's seminal book, his views on democracy, ; the intellectual life of Delhi. https://t.co/nxPSBxYdR2" @kaushikcbasu :excellent
2/25
2017
Lenin and Sri Aurobindo in September. 2017 :https://t.co/34rNlKyDoX
2/23
2017
The perfect joke to the Reverse Bank of India: https://t.co/DzyIh2SksZ
2/22
2017
Sri Aurobindo explains how. Truth is greater than all its identifications https://t.co/lxmrcrx0bA
2/20
2017
Sri Aurobindo (1911) : I write for those who acknowledge reason but do not identify reason with Western Materialism...
2/17
2017
@rajeshpadmar @BJP4India @narendramodi @rajnathsingh act now or lose our support.
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2/1
2017
Sri Aurobindo predicted resurgence of Caliphate(read ISIS)in 1917, suggested remedy which certainly was not force: https://t.co/uDBg4z2wqiSri Aurobindo: How does the division proceed from the one? https://t.co/RXFFKgXjfk
1/27
2017
Sri Aurobindo: War and Economic Necessity. https://t.co/iD84RodBVS
1/25
2017
Jst now beastly Muslim family threw an ill child&placed their 7yr old girl in tht seat. Poor banjara lady protested but was abused. YSP-KCHG
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1/6
2017
Glory to Thee, O Lord, who triumphest over every obstacle! Grant that nothing in us may be an impediment to Thy work. #The_Mother#hny2k17
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1/1
2016
Sahara-Birla Pay-Off Case: Did Justice Khehar Recuse Himself on December 16?: https://t.co/U3tjPNWvpi via @thewire_in
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12/30
2016
Sri Aurobindo on Disarmament https://t.co/2cFME4PEm0Demonetisation: Famine looms?https://t.co/takRIXlnxv
12/26
2016
What ? https://t.co/wXJmD4jg71
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12/22
2016
Dear @ArvindKejriwal IF u had a Lokpal,it could have investigated these new allegations against AAP #CleanPolitics https://t.co/UG7Jj5tA4P
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12/17
2016
Note ban may lead to huge drop in economy: Kaushik Basu https://t.co/kRMgdXvOVw #DeMonetisation https://t.co/0PfL9gMgIv
Retweeted by soumitra basu @pcpandey run on the banks and gold + cash hoarding is definitely going to happen. But now everyone knows it is short term effect @Vidyut
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12/10
2016
#BismillahKhan 's shehnais stolen from son's home in #Varanasi https://t.co/jeqDv9XTEW
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12/5
2016
An op/ed from professor, @kaushikcbasu on monetary policy in #india https://t.co/CYL9OIb70L https://t.co/Mhqc8VerK7
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11/30
2016
The worst thing to eat for breakfast, according to a trainer: https://t.co/wa3tkE82xs via @shefinds https://t.co/Q8hI9NIHpz
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11/27
2016
Sri Aurobindo(1917):the bourgeois-democratic State has developed a stupendous military organization which powerful monarchies couldn't dreamSri Aurobindo described (1917)how bourgeois State would resort to war if every diplomatic effort failed & there was sure chance of successSri Aurobindo(1917):monarchical State is political in mind ,seeks hegemony,bourgeoisState eyes on possession of markets,new fields of wealthSri Aurobindo(1917):Democracies are bourgeois States either of a constitutional monarchy or a middle class republicSri Aurobindo(1917):The supposition is democracies will be less ready to go to war than monarchies but this is true within a certain measure
10/19
2016
SriAurobindo:To see the Truth doesn't depend on big or small intellect.It depends on being in contact with Truth &the mind silentSri Aurobindo:Yoga is not a field for intellectual argument or dissertation.Sri Aurobindo:The biggest intellects can make errors of worst kind & confuse Truth & Falsehood if they have not the contact with the Truth
10/7
2016
Wonder who s waiting more eagerly ? Fr
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10/6
2016
The Mother:The bankruptcy of religions was coz they wanted to follow one excluding others,the step forward is definitive cure of EXCLUSIVISM
9/16
2016
#IJS #IndianJudicialService Bill must be passed in parliament..let there be war cry for it as nothing before https://t.co/FvhftnAnQh
Retweeted by soumitra basuSri Aurobindo:A theory is a constructed idea-script,a imperfect observation of a line Nature follows,what works are unseen forces behind
8/18
2016
https://t.co/uJ8PPcqtES -Sri Aurobindo explains that inalienable tendency to delimitation is the mind's task,not possession of infinitehttps://t.co/2cFME4PEm0 :the idea of a league of nations in 1917https://t.co/QWbEhTDNNz the individual and the collectivityhttps://t.co/uJ8PPcqtESDid you know that the head of Amnesty International is an Indian Hindu from Bangalore? Salil Shetty is the name https://t.co/DGdTHy5Ymd
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8/17
2016
The Prophet of Nationalism,the Poet of Patriotism, the Lover of Humanity -Sri Aurobindo https://t.co/oHO77vwh4K
8/16
2016
Big blow to #Pappu420 @OfficeOfRG & family. [Media will cry PM is talking politics on Ind Day] https://t.co/N05dfGMOKA
Retweeted by soumitra basuSri Aurobindo Indicated on 15.8.1947 that Indian subcontinent would be united in a new alignment, not in old way(?South Asian Confederation)Sri Aurobindo commented that coincidence of his birthday with Independence Day Indicated his dreams would come trueSri Aurobindo had inner guarantee of forthcoming freedom of India & from 1909,the apostle of nationalism shifted focus to internationalismSri Aurobindo was the first recorded voice in history to claim COMPLETE independence from British Rule in India,unlike Loyalists & Moderates
8/15
2016
Rain delays continuation of play of the 2nd session of the #IndvsWI match, WI trail by 256 runs https://t.co/A17vhmV8JB
Retweeted by soumitra basuShe sure is making lot of noise.... https://t.co/C6QDe7danE
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8/2
2016
.Sri Aurobindo considers that mind,life and body must be capable of divinity. https://t.co/uJ8PPcI53sSri Aurobindo considered that physical forces are not the only determinants of history https://t.co/QWbEhTVpc9
8/1
2016

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