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    Gandhi tried to also bring religious teachings together by getting them to work as a whole instead of individuals, even though he was a member of a higher caste system in Hindu. Gandhi tried to help people in the lover caste system known as the Untouchables. In his eyes, he believed that they were just people, and people do not need a caste system to define them. Gandhi also had many goals, leading non-violence protest, and bringing people together were some of the few he had to offer. Today…

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    were also raised on the notion of it, but have a different feeling and outlook on Karma. The more negative perspectives that natives have towards Karma revolve around it being an unfair system. In that it is used to keep people born into the lower caste system from trying to achieve higher positions in society and life. Fear is another big factor why some have a mistrust of Karma. Because of the fact that Karma can come from not only a person’s physical actions but in the form of what a person…

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    This is evident in the general way paravans were treated, as they were subjected to horrific conditions, making it unthinkable to associate with an untouchable. Worse, marrying a person from a lower caste or divorcing a man would degrade social status, tarnishing a reputation even in the eyes of one’s own family. In The God of Small Things, this system created prejudice among members of the family, making agapic relationships difficult to form. Finally…

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    The rules, restrictions, prejudices and values within a society can have profound impacts on an individual’s sense of identity and place in the world. This is exemplified in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things and Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You, set respectively in the Indian village of Ayemenem and 1970s Ohio. Both texts provide similar provocative insights to identity through the exploration of context and the construction of characters whose personal values are in constant…

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    to Ramji and Bhimbai in Mahar caste which was considered to be untouchable, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is today well known to the world as an intellectual revolutionary, who became the ultimate ray of hope for the depressed and discriminated human beings in India. He was the greatest son born to India. A True “Bharat Ratna”, who liberated millions of people who were denied basic human rights, kept oppressed and who were generation to generation exploited in the name of caste-based hierarchy, religion and…

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    of their identity in their own country. Furthermore, as a result of this castration, both are them were handicapped physically and mentally therefore they could not continue to work. Mistry demonstrates in his novel the powerlessness of the lower castes before the gigantic power of the elite during the Emergency period. During this process of…

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    other legal powers. India, on the other hand didn’t have a strict political structure. The social aspect, had a beyond rigid system, called the caste system. Everyone in India was born into the caste system. Someone could potentially more down, although there was no moving up. The people were not allowed to marry or even speak to anyone outside of their caste. If they did they were shunned. The Chinese valued harmony between earth and spirit along with art, literature, poetry, astronomy,…

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    Castes are created to separate people. People in positions of power such as the government create groups that people then identify themselves with closely and follow specific values, cultures, and beliefs of that specified group. Caste systems are maintained through superior positions in which they exercise laws to rationalize people’s status. People find comfort with relating themselves into one group versus another. For example, there are different religions and individuals find comfort in…

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    The film PK was a satire comedy that showed some of the sterotypes in Indian society as well as realities that people living in Indian culture are dealing with. while at the same time being able to reach an American audience with some of the questions the film asked and envoked a deeper reflection. India has a different culture than what you would find in the United States, if you looked purely at Hofstede’s scores, upon watching the movie which was a satire and outside research while the two…

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    The caste-system has existed in three different ways: slavery, Jim Crow, and mass incarceration. A caste system is a class structure that is determined by birth. Loosely, it means that in some societies, if your parents are poor, you 're going to be poor, too. The authors main point was to show how each…

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