^ The Peoples
for such goods is limited. Well ! I do not think that I have anything to say in answer to such criticism. The Burman is lazy, the Burman must go, unless he is willing to work like the aboriginal Coringhi, from early dawn to night ; unless he is willing to accept in the long run a wage like that of the Indian proletariat, of
whom many millions ~ fivVlr AJ
live all their lives
upon the verge of ^T^ vW" a V
starvation; unless , r t
he is willing to wear j ^hH
to the stranger with- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
is willingt abandon "FULL OF LADGHTER ANA FUN"
his gaiety, his light-heartedness, his love of sport and amusements, his leisure and happiness, and turn to the cheap, inferior, squalid life of his Indian neighbour.
Yet of all the peoples of the earth the Burmese are probably the happiest. Most of the requisites of modern Utopias they already possess: leisure, independence, absolute equality, the nearest approach to