Swami Vivekananda, during his lifetime, strove to understand the causes of human sufferings and inequality. His solution was to purify the mind of man. When he came across human selfishness and concerted attempts to justify human inequality, he could not help saying:
‘Where darkness is interpreted as light, Where misery passes for happiness, Where disease is pretended to be health, Where the new –borns cry but shows’ tis alive; Does thou, O wise, expect happiness here?’.
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