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India won't be able to have high growth that benefits the people because it has missed the bus-aging population in western markets and rise of automation. India's basic education is of dismal quality. It's jobless youth are already becoming inspired by the wrong ideas as a book has revealed.


The underbelly of Dreamers not just gives us a peek into toxic masculinity and anger, but also uncovers the appeal of religion, specifically Hinduism, to these men. What does it offer them in a way of appeasing anger or giving them something to move forward? According to Poonam, it offers them a basic sense of identity, honour, and masculinity. "When I spoke to these young men, they were not speaking about religion per se because I knew more about religion than they did and they didn't connect with any texts, they didn't have the most basic understanding of what they were fighting for, starting with cows," she says. And most of the angry men just ended up being Hindu. "I was looking for anger in general, but what I found was that the minorities — young Muslim and Dalit men — were busier looking ahead in terms of opportunities, whereas the Hindu men were looking at the past, at what they had lost, and wanted to restore the old order. Religion had very little meaning in their lives…" living/north-indias-angry- young-men-snigdha-poonam- examines-a-generations- anxieties-in-her-new-book- dreamers-4357647.html

North India's angry young men: Snigdha Poonam examines a generation's anxieties in her new book, Dreamers

Can get worse: 2018/03/hundreds-of-millions- of-uneducated-and-unemployed- indians-could-turn-to- violence.html

Hundreds of millions of uneducated and unemployed Indians could turn to violence

Keep in mind lead poisoning has link to violence in males;and an expert has called India the "world capital of lead poisoning". South America and Caribbean have high urban violence and also lead poisoning.