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Are the changes in India, such as the influence of western culture, technology, and loss of tradition, altering the country for the better?

I recently read a book in a class that talked about how the old traditions of India were quickly fading away in favor of money and being more corporate. I read that in most places, especially big cities, India is rapidly changing from its past ways and that this has its ups and downs. So I was wondering, do the good aspects out way the bad?


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    Jan 8 2013: people never make choices between tradition and "money and being more corporate". they are making a choice between tradition and stuff, like food, medicine, accommodation and such things. you can argue that spiritual tradition is better than, say, more abundant food, or better healthcare. but most people prefer quality food over traditional culture. and who we are to question that? culture has its place in the new world as well. culture changes and adapts.

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