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Secularism : A Christian Sect ?

Secularism : A Christian Sect ?

This will no doubt come as a shock to the advocates of secularism in India . Dawkins’ statement is a frank confession of how far from being devoid of ‘religion’, secularism has always been an intimate twin of Christianity. The term "secularism" was first used by the agnostic (not ‘atheist’) British writer George Jacob Holyoake [...]

June 3, 2014 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives, News updates, World Focus 0

The Liberal Neo-Colonial Mindset

The Liberal Neo-Colonial Mindset

Whenever the Indian elections are underway the western media is even more panicked than usual about the impending doom faced by the world’s largest democracy as it falls into the abyss of Hindu fascism, fundamentalism, nationalism, and other assorted ‘reactionary’ forces. The parrot-fashion use of such worn-out phrases and the lazy reliance on the chattering [...]

April 22, 2014 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Hinduism, Hitler’s mother?

Hinduism, Hitler’s mother?

A Contention often heard in (indian) secularist circles, is that this Hindu revivalism is a form of Hindu fascism. Specifically, a BJP in power would soon reveal itself to be a Nazi government– but then it would be too late. I will not bother about quoting all the people who have made such allegations (there [...]

July 6, 2013 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights 0
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