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Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 5, What You See Is What You Are Summary

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Part 5, What You See Is What You Are Summary and Analysis

1 - A tired, frustrated American and his abrasive wife complain about how they don't recognize India as a place of spiritual refuge anymore, and about how they're resented because they opened the doors for so many other searchers.

2 - The author returns her attention to the Beatles and the role their interest in eastern spiritualism played in creating and defining the equation of exploitation. She also refers to another famous seeker of truth, poet Allen Ginsberg.

3 - The author describes how Ginsberg arrived in bohemian Calcutta having pronounced on its freedom, which those who heard (and paid attention) regarded as a reference to sexual freedom and came in search of a giant orgy.

4 - The author suggests that while Indian philosophy is concerned less with providing answers to questions than with...

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