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New Web Address!!! EarthEthics.org

Greetings, and welcome to this site!  I am the site administrator, son of the author.  I’m very happy to announce that we have shifted from our old URL, earthethics.org.in, to our new URL: EarthEthics.org (dropping the last .in).  The old url will continue to work for some time, but please update your bookmarks.

Thank you for reading!

An Open Letter to Arundhati Roy by an American

© P.K. Willey Ph.D.

Dear Arundhati Roy,

Greetings! I have been peripherally following your writings, interviews, and efforts since 2008, when first introduced to your 1999 essay, “For the Greater Common Good,” via the Narmada Bachao Andolan website. That was my first awareness of your brilliance as a writer, your wry sense of humour, your sheer, fearless pluck, your social daring, and your patently sincere good intentions. I am touched and inspired by your profound concern for India and for human justice.

In this essay, I saw also your view on Gandhi – frankly a school girl’s view. Following your activities, I now see that a misinformed view of his thought and action has led you to misrepresent Gandhi unfairly to the public around the planet. Continue reading →