What is power? Is it wealth, is it affluence, is it assets, what is it? Philosophers have thought about this, [and] they have found the seat of power — knowledge!
“A king is honoured only in his own kingdom, but a man of knowledge is honoured everywhere.”
Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, the director of Swades – one of my favorite films, on why it is time to end rural alienation [in India], and how if at least one person in each family becomes computer literate, India will be transformed.
A simple ideology, that applies to many other developing nations as well.