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East vs. West — the myths that mystify: Devdutt Pattanaik on TED.com

Posted By Emily McManus

At TEDIndia, Devdutt Pattanaik takes an eye-opening look at the myths of India and of the West, and shows how these two fundamentally different sets of beliefs about gods, death and heaven help us consistently misunderstand one another. His goal is to help us all understand these founding beliefs — and use them to understand […]

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The first 5 TEDTalks from TEDIndia

Posted By Emily McManus

Here’s the schedule for the first five TEDTalks to be released from TEDIndia. They’re premiering here on TED.com as well as on ted.indiatimes.com — and on mobile phones at http://indiatimes.vuclip.com. Live now: Pranav Mistry’s SixthSense demo — and an amazing announcement. Premiering Thursday, Nov. 19: Devdutt Pattanaik contrasts the mythology of India and the West […]

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The Buzz: Devdutt Pattanaik on how myths shape cultures

Posted By Jenny Zurawell

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik explained how our subjective truths shape our worldviews. The differences between Eastern and Western mythologies — whether they portray life as linear or cyclical — resonate in the beliefs and behaviors of today’s business world. Check out the reactions on Facebook and Twitter: Brilliant point on “the world v/s my world” by […]