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What an odd post.India kept having famines until the green revolution in the 50s and 60s which was when we shared chemical fertilizers and agro chemicals with them.
In India they use human poop. Over 400 million Indians refuse to be potty trained and shit outside.
That is historically wrong. India started having famines after the british came to India.
"By order of the true Channa-Basava-Raja-Deva of the ancient place of the great high priest of the Umattur upparige-simhasana, Kala-Mallikarjuna-Deva and parupatyagara Kempina-Liugan-Odeyar-Deva, uniting, had the well repaired. At that time, all grains sold at 7 mana for 1 hana, and men ate men: then they did this."Introduction pp27-28: "As a mana is half a ser (seer) or measure, and a hana equal to 4 annas 8 pies, the price of grain was apparently 12 seers for the rupee in modern currency; but the different value of money [so many] years ago, and the different capacity of seer measures, must be taken into consideration."
OccasionalCortex saysIn India they use human poop. Over 400 million Indians refuse to be potty trained and shit outside.Guess which country, when adjusted for age, has the highest heart disease in the world?And which one has the most vegetarians?https://www.asiaone.com/health/why-are-indians-so-prone-heart-disease
No matter. They kept starving and were on the brink again in the 60s until the Ford Foundation stepped inNow they use that tech to export tons of rice. They are one of the biggest producers.
That is another stupid comment. There are more vegetarians in India because they are prone to heart disease.
just_dregalicious saysWhat an odd post.It's been a while but I used to see posts like these all the time over at NextBigFuture. It's a 'thing' by nationalist Hindu Indians who are trying to shore up their crappy collective self-esteem from being a third world shithole. Hence why I learned long ago how to respond to these trolls. Notice how I went straight for the jugular and he balked?
What an odd post.
Dude. Russians and Brits don't matter. Even the US wouldn't have our millions without that tech much less a billion indians.It was the American tech.
Why would anybody have to fight to get original knowledge back, unless they lost it in the first place. In that case, anybody who adopts it and improves on it could be regarded as a preservationist.
If the British got so fat and rich, and that prosperity largely due to controlling Indian Pepper, Tea, and Cotton: Why isn't India after independence, and without having to transfer the wealth from these crops to London, poorer than the UK?"You robbed our agriculture and all your wealth came from it.Okay, well, we're gone now and been gone almost a century- how come you ain't rich now?"You can pretty much ask this question of any post-colonial country.
To be fair, Mountbatten relinquished the Viceroy for the Nehru dynasty. The one which ended with both assassinations of Indira Gandhi and her successor son. And yes, she was one of the worse PMs for a non-communist, free, modern society running it like a banana republic.So in defense of the OP but at the same time, being real, I'd say that India's true independence was in 1991 and so it's a nascent republic.
Here's another question:If the British got so fat and rich, and that prosperity largely due to controlling Indian Pepper, Tea, and Cotton: Why isn't India after independence, and without having to transfer the wealth from these crops to London, poorer than the UK?"You robbed our agriculture and all your wealth came from it.Okay, well, we're gone now and been gone almost a century- how come you ain't rich now?"You can pretty much ask this question of any post-colonial country.
But where I depart from this guy is that know of a lot of Indians in Malaysia and none of them want to go back to India as they've made a new homeland for themselves and just like India, Malaysia and its neighbor, Singapore, were also under the British flag but they don't say that their societies and cultures were destroyed by the Empire. And the same goes for Bahrain, which believe it or not, is the freer of the loser Arab archipelago of UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia. Yemen, & Oman.
I just don't get the hate. Most westerners like people with Indian heritage. Go back far enough and we're all indo-european.
Malaysian-Indians are all transplants because of british rule. What native culture will they have in malaysia? Once you move people they will not have any affinity to their culture.
It is the powers to be that dont want India reach its full potential.
indc saysIt is the powers to be that dont want India reach its full potential.If anything is holding India down, it is the Indians. The collective West probably looks at India somewhat positively, especially if compared to Middle East and China.
Scythian expansion into NW India and Pakistan
India will do it once they realize the knowledge they had. Right now they have 2 enemies on their border so have to spend major part of their GDP on defense. And also the west doesn't impose extra taxes like royalties on using their own knowledge and carbon tax.
Sanskrit, script of the Vedas, was a European language. Tocharian, the language of red-haired, European-descended mummies in western China (Tarim Basin), also used Sanskrit script. Although controversial, perhaps Scythian expansion into NW India and Pakistan led to development of Vedic works.By contrast, the main contribution of Dravidians to European culture seems to be the Romani (aka, gypsies, a group of Indian descent).You're welcome. The plagiarism is Indian, as it is today with the widespread adoption of western science and literature norms.
Sanskrit, script of the Vedas, was a European language.
@Rin, does malaysia or bahrain face such stupid theories about their culture.
Europeans, as they partially displaced/assimilated/killed off original,
Thank you for bringing the false theory of AIT/AMT. So India got everything from outside in past 2000yrs.
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