Why Western scholars are obsessed with the Indian caste system?

By constantly drawing parallels, do they want to mitigate their own guilt?

I think the obsession of many Western scholars and the Indian scholars influenced by those Western scholars with the Indian caste system, especially how the upper castes treated the lower castes and how the Brahmins discriminated against the Shudras, is an attempt to mitigate the atrocities committed by them upon African slaves and other indigenous societies of the world.

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