Endless time

Those who have endless time on their hands are great babblers. Thinking and reflection postulate a certain degree of education and intellectual development. About 64 per cent of the people in India are illiterate; so they have not developed the qualities of thinking and reflection.  Montesquieu truly said that the less men think, the more they talk.  India is a land of myriad tongues. The 1961 census listed 1652 languages as mother tongues spoken in India, and the 1971 census, retaining the number, presented a somewhat more realistic picture. Judged by any standard, India is Babel of tongues, perhaps the largest in the world. This Babel has been the outcome of a cumulative process resulting From the influx of various races into the country through the centuries.