Reflection Questions On The Caste System

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Reflection Questions: (short paragraph response) Why do you think individuals not permitted to leave the caste they are born into? Individuals cannot leave a caste they are born into because the caste system is a way of the government keeping control of society. The caste system sets up each individual place in society, therefore not allowing the people to leave the caste they are born into makes sure that everybody stays at the same economic and social status since their birth. Based off of how the caste is set up, I conclude that one is not permitted to leave the system to make sure the rich stay rich and the poor stay poor. In the caste system, the Brahmin (priests) outranks the Kshatriya (nobility). What does that tell you about…show more content…
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