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"We want neither capitalism nor socialism!"
What exactly does Mr. Upadhyaya want then?
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A nasty working principle

The translates of Integral Humanism into economic policies result in one of the most funniest, ill defined doctrines ever. This is a good example of the fact that if one's ideological percepts are inconsistent, there is little chance that its working translates will be of sound rationale, of any merit worthy of consideration.

A summary of Upadhyaya's economic policy in his own words.

Since Upadhyaya formulates his economic principles based, not on any sound fundamental principles of Integral Humanism but on ardent opposition of capitalism and socialism both; they are just contorted paroxysmal rejections of ideas of both capitalism and socialism. And thus neither the individual nor the State is important! A middle path is advocated. A final summation of Upadhyaya's economic policies in his own words would probably sound like this...

We do not want capitalism because it lets the 'law of the jungle' prevail. We do not want socialism because it lets the law of Marx prevail. We don't want capitalism because it makes people take sleeping pills to go to sleep. We don't want socialism because it makes our lives read like prison manuals. We don't want capitalism because it allots numbers to consumers and thus strips an individual's identity. We don't want socialism because it doesn't even take note of an individual's rights. We don't want capitalism because it makes us count our money. We don't want socialism because there is no money for us to count.

Capitalism and socialism centralize, so we shall decentralize. Had capitalism and socialism decentralized, we shall centralize. Capitalism and socialism are both western concepts, so we shall build something on our own. The scientific knowledge of the West belongs to the whole world, but not their economic policies. The US is in the West and therefore I shall be in the east. Socialism is a reaction to capitalism. Ours will be a reaction to socialism and capitalism.

I, Upadhyaya dictate that every man should live for his brothers, sisters and fellow beings. I advocate only the use of semi-automatic machines because machines have to be operated by human beings. I shall use examples only from the Vedas, Ramayana, Mahabharata and other stories. And I shall defend our economic policy by saying every man has to live for his mother-in-law. And we shall progress forward, and reach the highest glory possible.
The 'replies to Integral Humanism' Series
1. Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha
2. The core of Integral Humanism Part-1
3. The core of Integral Humanism Part-2
4. "We want neither capitalism nor socialism!"
5. The conclusion

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