Wherever there are ten Hindus together there is India with her sects and schisms, her racial, lingual, religious, political antagonisms. In the person of Gandhi they are experiencing for a brief moment the miracle of unity, but when he goes there will be a crash, an utter relapse into that strife and chaos so characteristic of the Indian people.- American author Henry Miller in Tropic of Cancer p.93
Folks, Tropic of Cancer was published in 1934.
We think it was remarkably prescient of Miller to predict the chaos and anomie that’s become a hallmark of post-independent India.
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