The people who are in the mad rush today, increasing their wants senselessly suppose that they are enhancing their importance and real knowledge. A day will come when they will exclaim, “What have we been doing?”
One after another, many civilizations have risen,
flourished, declined and disappeared and in spite of their big boast of human
progress, I am inclined to ask; To what end all this? What’s the purpose?
Darwin’s contemporary Wallace has said that despite the various discoveries
and inventions during the past fifty years, the moral height of man hasn’t
increased even an inch. Tolstoy has said the same thing. Jesus, Buddha, Prophet
Mohammed all have said the same things.