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Why are the French angry?
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Why are the French angry?

The French hold liberal views about most things in life including religion, are secular and love to discuss Sartre and Camus. This time when I spoke to them, it was different. The mood, the tone was not what I had experienced in a long time

Secularism as a colonial project
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Secularism as a colonial project

Jakob De Roover's recent book, 'Europe, India, and the Limits of Secularism (Religion and Democracy)' is a fine study of the evolution of the principle of secularism, its inherent limitations and its striking dissonance with the civilizational ethos of India.