Do societies really believe in equality as they preach or are there undercurrents of authoritarianism (and inequality) underlying the democratic facade? In this episode of the Myth and Culture podcast, Devdutt Pattanaik and Jerry Johnson talk about the history of democratic society and how the world has seen a shift in ideologies over the years. The two also discusses how the Right and Left both use authoritarianism to subdue individualism.

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