Western Universalism


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Challenging Western Universalism

One of the most important objectives of my recent book, ‘Being Different, An Indian Challenge to Western Universalism‘ (HarperCollins, 2011) is to refute Western claims of universalism. According to these…



Yes to Nationalism, No to Imperialism

Yoram Hazony’s breathtakingly counterintuitive book, The Virtue of Nationalism (Basic Books), corrects a simple but colossal mistake: The Nazi monstrosity, he argues, did not result from nationalism but from imperialism. Hitler aspired…



The truth behind India’s ‘Lynching’ issue

“Lynching” is the buzzword associated with India among the chatterati ever since May 2014. If our left-liberal elites are taken at face value, the entire country is in the grip…




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Science and Religion

When I was in high school in Germany, I had a recurring phantasy. I imagined that some fine day the anchor in the news broadcast announces that science has found…


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The Slippery Slope of Individualism

A five judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court is currently hearing petitions challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. A two judge bench had in December 2013 upheld…