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re;corruption




i think we need to do some soul searching ourselves before we discuss 
corruption. how many of us care to pay customs duty on items taken home 
from trips abroad ,honestly?
how many are willing to disclose our incomes and pay our taxes as a 
moral commitment to the nation?
shantha



>> Hi Sanjeev,
>>     Sorry I don't have any of the references handy but there has been
>> some analysis on this subject. The jist of the argument was that this 
inward 
>> looking behvior wrt to religion/corruption/evil etc developed as a 
coping technique
>> to deal with external events that one no longer had control over or 
say in.
>> Contributing factors indicated included foreign subjugation and 
caste. So this
>> attitude took a while to build.

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