Can there be a perfect society?
promises a perfect society. People dream of it. But such a society remains a
evolves out of a series of coordinated actions. Whether it is perfect or
imperfect depends upon a lot of intelligent choices. But the level of
perfection will always fall short of expectations. There will always be pain
and suffering, as also imperfections. No amount of human effort can eradicate
and philosophers therefore look beyond the surface and come to the conclusion
that there is an invisible realm that decides our fate on earth. There is also
the result of past actions that decide the present state.
there has been effort to organize society in a manner that leads to the best
outcome. However there are bound to be inequalities and it is these
inequalities that lead to accumulated frustrations that ultimately break the
begins another cycle. This cycle, though it begins well, cannot escape the
unwritten law and degenerates again. Cycle upon cycle moves with the same
world is a result of karma. At no point will society as a whole acknowledge it,
as the consciousness will always rebel, and those doing well will never like to
abandon their temporary gains.
emerge from the cycle of inevitability is an individual choice. After many
painful lives the substratum soul decides that enough is enough and takes up
the path that leads to liberation.
is at that time that the value of karma is revealed. The person becomes careful
and evaluates every step by gaining knowledge and developing discrimination. He
rues his past actions that have led to the present situation.
society is not possible in the material plane which is a battlefield. Currently
it is destined to crumble as the next cycle readies itself.