Posts tagged "european secularism"

Bad Magic and the Secularist of the Year

Ah, the secular backlash against the rising tide of extremist religion — numbered, as always, in the “scores.” The petite force will meet this week in London, rallying its dozens with a new “Secularist of the Year” awards ceremony, the nominees for which include the script writer for one of Theo van Gogh’s films; the...

Daily Links 03 December 2004

Gods of Nationalism Kalyan Singh, leader of the Indian Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), today deposed before theLiberhan Commission, a 12-year old commission investigating the 1992 demolition of theBabri Mosque by a crowd of nearly one million Hindu nationalists that also killed 13 men and children during the night of riots. Hindu groups believe the 16th Century...