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Madhukar Sabnavis: Is Indian culture under threat?

Culture is stronger than what culture custodians think.  Conspicuous consumption is in. Greed is good. Indians are, in millions, buying the luxuries of life and spending money for hedonistic pleasures like never before. Economic liberalisation has created "desires" and is today making our younger generation more materialistic than ever before.  Sex is coming out in the open. Skin show is no longer a taboo. Music videos are quite blatant about it. New age movies don't resort to showing bees and flowers to show kissing and now go for the real thing. And in the big cities, women are ...