Articles - Teaching of Philosophers
The teachings of great
men and philosophers can be compared to the dress of a child. When
we stitch dress for a child, we stitch it in a bigger size as we
expect the child to grow. Initially the dress may not be very fit,
but within a few months, the growth of the child will make the dress
of correct size.
philosophers preach the society, the people may not accept their
preaching and refuse it thinking that it is not suitable and
required to them.
having knowledge about the past, present and future. In this 'thirikalagnanam'
they express their teachings for the betterment and peace of the
society. Their ideals and plans may look unnecessary for the common
people who are living in their own crooked ideals and views.
Only good thinkers and
time can explain the greatness of those teachings. Until then, those
preaching will be neglected as an over-sized dress.