1-Martin Jacques talks about Chinese way, culture and state :

2-Hans Rosling gives the funniest TED talk on countries and the zeitgeists of different eras in economy and health: 

3-Devdutt Pattanaik on India, ways of life, and why they are different. Last week I was chatting with professor Gentile, a machine learning expert, and I complained that whenever I needed to cluster or classify data I instinctively leaned towards fuzzy systems. I thought it was because of Turkish background. This video at one point mentions this fact and verifies my instinct: