In regards to Hinduism, why are souls incarnated, and how many people climb up the ladder of the caste system?

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The caste system is a social order based on Hindu religious philosophy. Within this religious system, the body is to the soul as clothing is to our bodies. The soul is born into and sheds bodies hundreds or thousands of times in a cycle of reincarnation, gradually improving from lower to higher life forms. At the pinnacle of the cycle of being are humans who have...

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