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Awaken Bharata
Index

Preface

Keys To The Awakening Of Bharata A Call For An Intellectual...
The Importance Of Kshatriya... 

The Two Wings Of Dharma

Anti-Brahmanism Sarva Dharma Samabhava...
The Danger Of Hindus.... Hinduism Under Siege...
Devic And Asuric ... Sufis And Militance
Hindu Dharma And ...

The New Masks...

Hindu Political And ... The Hindu Renaissance...
Vedic Dharma And ... A Hindu Call...
Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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HINDU DHARMA AND THE CLASH OF CULTURES
The Decline of Real Culture

However there is not only a clash of cultures going on in the world today there is also what I would call, excusing the pun, a crash or fall of cultures. There is in fact little real culture left anywhere in the world. Media control, whether by commercial forces or by dictatorial regimes, is creating a homogenization of culture and destruction of diversity, along with a lowering of culture to mass propaganda. Today there is little refinement in spirituality, art, literature or human behavior in any country East or West.

We live in what could be called "the age of mediocrity." The culture is of the media, which means that of the machine and the masses, aiming at mass production and mass consumption, an equation from which quality is inherently excluded. Literature exists at best as information but commonly merely as profanity or propaganda. Art is largely anti-art for or simply commercial art to make more money. Spirituality is degenerating into either pop psychology for the bored and affluent or fundamentalist cults for the angry and insecure. Whether one looks at America, Europe, the Middle East, India or China, one sees a general decline of culture, whether intellectual or spiritual. Politics is becoming corrupt or superficial everywhere. No real leaders of dignity or stature stand out. Leaders aim only at staying in power and are unwilling to show any principles that might compromise their vote appeal.

Modern Western culture is obviously dominated by commercial influences, which aim at selling products, generally things that people don't really need like the many entertainment devices or fast food items. The culture has become one of violent and sensate movies and music, what is essentially a fast and narcissistic life-style emphasizing the me and the mine. 

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About Hindu Dharma And The Clash Of Cultures
The Modern Clash...Pg1
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The Modern Clash...Pg5
The Modern Clash...Pg6
The Decline...Pg1 
The Decline...Pg2
The Spiritual Clash...Pg1
The Spiritual Clash...Pg2
The Spiritual Clash...Pg3
The Spiritual Clash...Pg4
Post Modernism.Pg1
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The Coming Global....Pg1
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The Hindu Diaspora Pg1
The Hindu Diaspora Pg2
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