Each of the following questions has a paragraph from which the last sentence has been deleted. From the given options, choose the sentence that completes the paragraph in the most appropriate way.
Given the cultural and intellectual interconnections, the question of what is ‘Western’ and what is ‘Eastern’ (or ‘Indian’) is often hard to decide, and the issue can be discussed only in more dialectical terms. The diagnosis of a thought as ‘purely Western’ or ‘purely Indian’ can be very illusory.
- Thoughts are not the kind of things that can be easily categorized.
- Though ‘occidentalism’ and ‘orientalism’ as dichotomous concepts have found many adherents.
- ‘East is East and West is West’ has been a discredited notion for a long time now.
- Compartmentalizing thoughts is often desirable.
- The origin of a thought is not the kind of thing to which ‘purity’ happens easily.