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Auroville: The Utopia That Never Was” by Joss Brooks, Vice, September 2016

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Auroville, the utopian community located in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India, has been a subject of fascination and intrigue for decades. Its unique ideology, which centers around the idea of human unity and spiritual growth, has attracted people from all over the world to live and work together...

Colonial Attitudes in Auroville: Challenging Historical Power Dynamics

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Auroville was founded with the aim of creating a new kind of society, one that was free from the constraints of traditional power structures and cultural norms. However, as with any community, Auroville is not immune to the legacy of colonialism and the power dynamics that it has created. It...

The True Spirit of Auroville: Understanding the Need to Uncroach the Dream

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Auroville was founded on a dream to create a place where people from all over the world can live together in harmony, in a community based on spirituality, peace, and love. However, over the years, this dream has been compromised as some individuals have taken advantage of the resources and...
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