why we need hierarchies?

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Why we need hierarchies in our society?

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  • 1. Why do we need hierarchies? Devdutt Pattanaik 1
  • 2. There is hierarchy everywhere Bharat Ratna Padma Vibhushan Padma Bhusan Padma Sri 2
  • 3. except one 3
  • 4. Hierarchy presupposes inequality 4
  • 5. Or at least difference 5
  • 6. Maya = Maap-danda 6
  • 7. 7 Hierarchy exists in nature
  • 8. But it is not permanent 8
  • 9. It ensures the fittest survives 9
  • 10. Animals know who they are 10
  • 11. Humans wonder who they are? 11
  • 12. What is my value? 12
  • 13. What I have is measurable 13
  • 14. I am what I have 14
  • 15. I am more if I have more 15
  • 16. Have = Object of Envy 16
  • 17. We cant bear images of starvation 17
  • 18. But we glamorize robots = industries that create no jobs 18
  • 19. And we shoot illegal aliens 19
  • 20. I need to protect what I am I need to protect what I have 20
  • 21. For more information @devduttmyth devdutt.com devdutt@devdutt.com 21