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East vs. West – The Myths That Mystify1.According to the story of Ganesha, explain the difference between “the world” and “myworld”.“The world” refers to the objective view of life. It talks about the universal factsand concrete things we are able to see in our surroundings. On the other hand, “myworld” refers to the subjective viewpoint of life. It refers to who we interact with, who gaveus the meaning and purpose of life. It is the emotional and personal aspect such asfamily, friends, and all those who actually mattered to us the most.2.What is culture and how does Pattanaik explain that “my world” is always better than
3.Explain how Alexander and the gymnosophist each came to have differing viewpoints.

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Spring
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Mythology, Trickster, Pattanaik

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