<1>The best state of society is one in which
each of the five active social classes is in a balanced position
with respect to the other classes. In such a civilization each class
will be complementary to the others, and the progress of the human
and society will occur at its highest speed.
<2>However, because of the tendency of each
class to dominate, maintaining that balance is very difficult, if
not impossible. <3>Because of the existence of these forces
in society, five different
1-Natural movements: <4>Those
usual movements which do not affect the main course of social
evolution and do not bring permanent or long-lasting changes.
They are temporary, such as short-lived fashions.
2-Evolutionary movements: <5>Those
main changes which occur gradually in society with little or no
violence, such as the change of the Ksattriyan era to Vipran.
<6>These usually evolve from the top of the society. That
should assume the top positions of leadership to bring the
successive evolutionary phases, with little suffering, into
forceful changes usually with violence, such as Shudra
revolutions. These usually start from the bottom of the society.
gradual return to a previous phase in the social cycle.
abrupt forceful return to a previous phase in the social cycle.
<10>Because of the progressive character of
the periods of existence of counter-evolutions are very short.
Shorter than these are counter-revolutions.
<11>If the progressive change of social
cycles is not naturally permitted, the change will be imposed on
society through forceful and violent revolutions. <12>The
longer the movement is suppressed, the more explosive will be the
<13>Before a new phase of the progressive
social cycle is created and replaces the previous phase, many
attempts will be necessary. <14>As each attempt fails, new
leaders will be created and more awareness will be awakened. So,
again, because of the progressive nature of society, the progressive
phase will eventually succeed. <15>Nothing can stop the
progress of the universe toward its goal. It can be delayed, but
never stopped. <16>A smooth evolutionary change from one
phase to another and from one cycle to the next is possible, and is
most preferable, only if
true leaders (Paravipras)
in society are in the positions of leadership.
<17>Each phase of
like the life span of any other relative thing in this manifested
world, goes through five steps before the next phase starts. <18>They
are: 1- period of the start of the new phase, 2- progress, 3- peak
or a steady period of prosperity, 4- decline, and eventually, 5-
stagnation. This is shown in the diagram below.
<19>It is in the period of stagnation when
the new progressive ideas develop and the new leaders for the next
phase emerge to guide people toward further progress.