vishwaguru syndrome is not recent, goes back at least a millenia if not more.
To the extent of how xenophobic & delusional we are, yes. I cannot forget Vachaspati Mishra's words that any religion that mlecchas adopt (Buddhism) is "subhuman" by default.

Tells you all you need to know about any sort of "expansionism" in our mindset.

Civilizations are not supposed to last so long. If they do, they only survive as mangled and manacled corpses. (Greece, Egypt, Babylon etc).

If we don't want a fate like Greece or Egypt (only left gloating on things we did 2 millenia ago), we need to wake up.
Yes. We have insulated ourselves from all criticism for millenia plus now.

Basically, we (UCs) have been content being large fish in a small pound for millenia. We're content bragging amongst ourselves & beating down literal dirt to feel happy.

Basically, anyone who thinks like this needs to go. Image
Anyone who thinks this has to go as well. Image
So does anyone who think this.. Image
Notice how all these people (in these 3 screenshots) have very different political, social & cultural views but one thing common to all of them is delusion. They are all coping for a simple lack of success but all 3 have different coping mechanisms.
We need to stop blaming other people for our own failures, the faults of history lie mostly with us guys. We don't want to end up becoming like the Anglos who are destroying centuries of their ancestors world dominance in a mere 2 generations & are blaming it all on "the Jews"
We got colonized by the British because we were colonizable, we lost to the Turks because we were weaker in war, we lost the partition because we were looser secularists, we lost the caste equation because we were weak civilizational managers.
Instead of accepting defeat, like all sore loosers we've built an entire business around coping & gaining some ego boost out of it. This is how you end up like Qing China, mocked and colonized by a country that had always been their inferior (Japan).
How can young people like us who just study history as a hobby know all this so well but Harvard, Oxford, IITD graduates not? The reality is they're all just subconsciously coping because reality is too bitter to accept. Easier to blame Brits for stealing "45 trillion"
It is easier to blame your "rival caste" for all your misfortunes than just accept your ancestors were mediocre men who lost the historical battles that decided who will be the conqueror and who the conquered. Realism is hard, coping is easy & convenient.
You're right, instead of saying mleccha openly they call everyone a "white colonizer evil indologist" who is plotting to destroy Indian civilization by stealing their history or who has already stolen 999 trillion from India. Same shit, different labels.

Do we need to do nanga nach to open ourselves to the west? Hahaha, obviously not... The modern west does not stand for any values worth emulating. At the same time, that doesn't mean we cannot learn from history & become better adapted in all fronts.

So when I say learn from other countries, you should not think I'm advocating to adopt nanga nach for our women but to adopt the fire that pushed Imperial Japan to become a world power in the span of half a century.

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