Breaking the Spell of Dharma and Other Essays

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Three Essays, 2002 - Dharma - 183 pages
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The essays in this book connect religious fundamentalism with fascism and talk about the responsibility of intellectuals, argue for linking rationalism and science for the cause of social justice and provide a detailed critique of anti-rationalist and anti-secularist currents dominant in several academic and research circles in India. This little book is a timely reminder to all those who believe in the necessity of intellectual and moral intervention in the present affairs of society and culture. In Three Celebrated And Controversial Essays Meera Nanada Connects Religious Fundamentalism Wirh Fascism And Talks About The Responsibility Of Intellectuals. She Examines The Link Between The Hindutva And Reactionary Modernism, Argues For Linking Ratioalism And Science For The Cause Of Social Justice End Provides A Detailed Critique Of Anti -Rational And Anti- Secularist Currents Dominant In Several Academic And Research Circles In India.

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