(S) Should we be living in a religiously plural society, secularism requires that all religions should have the privilege of free exercise and be evenhandedly treated except when a religion’s practices are inconsistent with the ideals that a polity seeks to achieve (ideals, often, though not always, enshrined in stated fundamental rights and other constitutional… Read More Secularism


A couple of weeks ago, I was at a workshop on a fascinating subject (which I won’t detail here because it is grad student’s work, and I feel like such things should be kept private for their sake) where someone made a reflective statement along the lines of, “for me, these moments, the melancholic moments,… Read More Melancholias