The Fall of the Human Intellect
The first title in an ordered series of nine written works by A. Parthasarathy, and recommended as a “first read” introduction to Vedanta philosophy.
Stress, depression, disease in individuals and militancy, vandalism, terrorism in societies is threatening humanity with extinction. The book traces back the source of this impending disaster to the continual neglect of the human intellect. It highlights the fundamental difference between intelligence and intellect. Intelligence is acquired from schools and universities while the intellect is developed through one’s personal effort in thinking, reasoning, questioning before accepting anything. The book is designed to develop the intellect and save humanity from self-destruction.
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A very good book. Validates what has been said all along by realized souls. There is a lot of intelligence but the intellect is missing. It is all about introspection and self realization, liberation and attaining Nirvana. Blessed are the ones who have attained that state. Read full review