Tuesday, January 19, 2016

American exceptionalism in India

AronRa packs a lot into 15 minutes, doesn't he? The fact that this talk was given in India makes it all the more powerful, given how seldom we Americans typically think about other countries and other cultures.

Note, however, that AronRa made this comment about his own speech:
I was convinced when I went to India that different religions were well represented and visible, since they all dress differently. I did not realize that 80% of the population was Hindu. Nor did I have any idea how militant Indian Hindus had become. They're very right wing over there.

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