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The phenomenon is largely unconscious, but in practice, the revisionist French dogma of secularism translates into institutionalised bigotry.
In actual terms, secularism in the matters of state is defined by the fact that a large and dominant part of country's population genuinely accepts secularism as a primary paradigm of life and whether it is satisfied and loyal with this rudimentary ideology of life.
The people who are promoting Hindutva are destroying the secularism of this country," he said.
But now, with rising terrorism, she has to make a decision and revise her brand of secularism in light of the fact that at its core the country is still conservative which would not tolerate vilification of Islam.
It was only after 25 years by which time India's own concept of secularism had been fully established through judicial decisions and state practice - the preamble to the Constitution was amended by the Constitution (Forty-second Amendment) Act 1976 which changed the description of India from a "sovereign democratic republic" to a "sovereign, socialist secular democratic republic", and also changed the words "unity of the nation" to "unity and integrity of the nation".
Secularism is uniquely associated with the modern republican form of government.
Previous studies have demonstrated that findings for these measures support the Religious Openness Hypothesis; so, this investigation focused on four broad sets of hypotheses associated specifically with Defense against Secularism.
18) "Translation into 'worldly' and 'mundane' and 'belief in the authenticity of worldly affairs' is related to the ontological origin of secularism formed by ignoring the unseen.
It is the overarching theme of Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism that secularism, properly understood as civil liberty and moral equality, is Christianity's gift to the world.
Consider the tasks a person would have to perform to live secularism well:
Indeed this essay will attempt to clarify that although multiculturalism supports and promotes the recognition of minority religious identities the statement that it puts secularism under crisis is a bit exaggerated if not purposefully misleading.
She also said that there can be no India without secularism and it remains more than an ideal.