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Sri Aurobindo Quotes: We cannot afford to raise any institution to the rank of a fetish. To do so would be simply to become the slaves of our own machinery.
         

We cannot afford to raise any institution to the rank of a fetish. To do so would be simply to become the slaves of our own machinery.


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