The Influence Of Western Culture And Indian Culture

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Additionally, it is has been made clear that the Western Culture and the Indian culture are not single and unified entities because there so many divisions found in the nations class, religion and racial facets of society. This notion can be best explained by Samuel Huntington in his ‘Clash of Civilizations” in his statement that “At the one hand, the West is at a peak of power. At the same time, however, and perhaps as a result, a return to the roots phenomenon is occurring among non-Western civilizations” (Huntington, 1996, p.26). This can first be understand by being aware of how complex of a nation India truly is when analyzing its multiple divisions embedded throughout its culture. There is an abundant amount of variety in many aspects …show more content…
The Western world is a term referring to different nations depending on the context the understanding of the Western world is placed under. There is no inherently agreed upon definition about what Western nations all have in common. This is because the influence of Westernization can be found in an array of societies all around the global world, it would be evidently impossible to analyze what they all share in common with one another. Western culture is known as the world’s leader when it comes to the various political literary and scientific principles that set it apart from other civilizations. Also, the understanding of the west as a culture that is a single unified can be further understood by the infiltration of western culture that has been strongly marked by European immigration or settlement, such as the Americas. It is evident that many countries around the world are in some regard influenced by the Western cultural superpower because of its economic stability, powerful military, and social diverse society. This is another reasons how Western culture has become so globally influential. Therefore, the notion of Western Culture will never mean a single nation as the cause and/or effect of westernization because of the diverse and broad nature of …show more content…
This means that the public knowledge and awareness needs to be placed on being cognisant of the fact that what a particular countries world view is, will not evidently be what another countries world view is. It is apparent that there is an awareness that there are many different facets and divisions in a national cultural society that can affect its social structure and ability to influence many of the words different cultures. There can never be a single country that maintain international dominance and supremacy of world order. This is because we as human in this anthropological world crave the attention of others and more importantly, the influence of other cultural societies. One can understand the necessity of cultures to thrive on the basis of being reliant on other cultures because of our social capacity of global interconnectedness. Even if a country wanted to remain a single unified nation, it could not remain prosperous for a very long time because its economy and social well- being would slowly diminish. This can be understood in terms of a countries reliance on the cultural tendencies of other nations in terms of their trading patterns. We as a global economic world are heavily reliant on the products that are

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