Last updated on: 8/25/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Devdutt Pattanaik, MBBS Biography

Title:
Mythology expert and author
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“Homosexuality is natural – it has been documented in animal species. Homosexual feelings are not a choice – they exist in every human society. Why does it exist? What purpose does it serve? No one really knows the answer.”

“Baba Ramdev Is Wrong, Homosexuality Is No Disease,” Refiff.com, July 10, 2009

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chief Belief Officer, Future Group, Inc.
  • Former Clinical Medicine Executive, SIRO Clinpharm Pvt. Ltd.
  • Former Content Manager, Knowledge Manager and Marketing Manager, Sanofi Aventis (pharmaceutical company)
  • Former Manager in Business Advisory Services, Ernst & Young
Education:
  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), Medicine, Grant Medical College Mumbai (India)
  • BA, Ramnarain Ruia College (India)
  • Attended Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Secondary School (India)
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Hinduism Accept Same-Sex Behavior?