How Natural History and Geography Shaped the Indian Psyche and Modern IndiaMedium
India is one of the most complex, perplexing and diverse world cultures to study and understand. The state of India today (its identity, nation, politics, economy, etc) can be traced back to its cultural DNA or psyche, which was in turn influenced by its geographic and natural history. For instance, why are Indians at the top of global professions, such as finance, technology, law, management, business? Or why is the physical environment and social settings in Indian so disorganised and often messy? Why are Indians (arguably) the most spiritual people in the world? Why aren’t Indians pulling its weight in global affairs and the economic sphere in modern times? The answers are self-explanatory as you read along.