What are the misconceptions Indians have about westerners?

The following are popular misconceptions of Westerners in India, and what I used to have when I was growing up in the 90s. I grew up in Bahrain, but had the same opinion as Indians due to movies and MTV:(1) Westerners are all rich.(2) Western women are loose when it

What is the biggest misconception Indians have about western lifestyle?

ndia is always portrayed as a world of mysticism and magic, a place where people from the West come to find peace and meaning in life. Especially after hippies like The Beatles coming to Rishikesh in the 60s, most people abroad think all we do is pray and worship cows.

What are the reasons behind Indians not accepting western culture?

Ok, 2 things here....1. Who says we (Indians) do not accept western culture? A lot of what we do, what we think, question, answer, regard, hate and love are inspired a lot by the western culture. I am not

What is the biggest misconception Indians have about western lifestyle?

ndia is always portrayed as a world of mysticism and magic, a place where people from the West come to find peace and meaning in life. Especially after hippies like The Beatles coming to Rishikesh in the 60s, most people abroad think all we do is pray and

What should India adopt from the west?

Hello,Taking on good practices of any culture is always fruitful.There is a huge difference between modernization and westernization. People wearing Jeans/trousers, T-shirt, Girls wearing short skirts, top, jeans etc.. and feel that they are modern but not actually because this is pure westernization.Copying what they are doing is not modernization. Modernization is change towards economic, political

Why has the West been so successful over time?

Fascinating question with so many possible answers. I'm going to assume you are referring to material success, because success could also be defined in many other different ways (mental health, spiritual etc). The West can be taken to mean mostly North America

If porn is discouraged all over the world, then why is nudity encouraged in the western world especially in popular movies or series such as GOT or The Shape of Water?

First of all; porn is not discouraged all over the world. It's mainly discouraged in places with a fundamentalist religious approach.Secondly; we should learn to disconnect nudity from sex. Sex should be initiated not by removing clothes but by giving consent and inviting a partner into the action.This last step, that sounds simple,

Is marriage overrated in the West?

Marriage has its pro's and its con's. But let us get serious here, it will end one way or the other in tragedy (death- you become a widow/er or divorce). If you are married and feel happy, I rejoice. If you are unhappy because you

What are some examples of learned helpelesseness in the modern world?

There are many examples of learned helplessness in the modern world.Instead of walking long distances we will use a transportation vehicle.Instead of hunting other animals we will buy our meat in the supermarket.Instead of cooking we can buy ready-made meals or visit a restaurant......