2- Minimum standard
of living should be guaranteed for those who participate in the
activities of society and its prosperity.
who work and participate in society should receive a minimum
standard of living recognized for all in any given time. <2>Those
who participate more and create more prosperity should receive more.
<3>But in the ever-progressive process of human advancement, the
minimum standard of living should increase indefinitely.
3- Mental ability (intellect)
is superior to physical ability (laborer), and spiritual
understanding is superior to mental. Therefore, the humans should be
utilized according to their dominating characteristic with having
this hierarchy of characteristics in mind.
a person is physically strong, and at the same time has a very good
intellect should be
considered more than his physical strength. <5>Or a person
with spiritual insight and good mental ability should be considered
more a spiritual being rather than an intellectual.
<6>However, as everything depends on time, place, and person,
in times that physical endeavor is the more important factor, even a
spiritual person might be used as a laborer.
4- The utilization
of these abilities should be ever-progressive toward higher ones.
the advancement of tools and science, the higher abilities should be
encouraged and developed further. <8>Any advancement in
technology should provide more time for humans to develop
physically, mentally, and spiritually. Also these advances will help
man develop even further in these aspects, especially mentally and
5- Accumulation of
individual wealth should be directed toward human advancement. When
this accumulation starts to become a burden on others and is used
for exploitation, the collective body (of
complete power over that wealth to use it in a proper way for
further human advancement.
the era of
Ksattriyas, when the
decay of their period appears,
Paravipras will discourage their domination by supporting
intellectual characteristics. <10>In the time of the decay of
the intellectual era, they will provide enough wealth and
opportunities so that the
Vaeshyas are able to use them in combination with Vipran
discoveries, laborers, and land to advance material development.
when the decay of the
Vaeshyas era starts, it is time to take the wealth away from
them and bring a relatively more equal distribution of resources
between all. <12>In this function
have to use
Ksattriyas to help
them bring about this change. <13>However, if they have
complete control over the wealth of society, this can be done
smoothly with indirect actions and a little use of the
6- All things depend
on time, place, and people involved (the situation). According to
the situation, the decisions can be from
ignorance (tama), passion (raja), or knowledge (satva).
rigid belief that one way is the only way is bound to be wrong and
will finish in failure. Therefore, all things should be looked upon
<15>In any situation according to time, place and the people
involved, the decisions can be made from complete
ignorance, from passion (for selfish desires), or from knowledge
(for the good of all and according to His Laws).
<16>This Law also is true about the decisions of
in guiding humanity toward the Goal.
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