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India "least tolerant" says worldwide Survey :)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2013/05/15/a-fascinating-map-of-the-worlds-most-and-least-racially-tolerant-countries/
Sankrant Sanu
Feb 9
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Re: Gandhi on Itihasa

Hasn't the nature of History writing changed since Gandhi's times? At least a bit of self-awareness has crept in. Accusations of biases and posturing have been
Ravishankar V.
Feb 9
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Re: Gandhi on Itihasa

Thanks Dunkin for discovering the piece. Can you also explain the difference between Itihasa & History? Shankara Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
shankarap@...
Feb 8
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Gandhi on Itihasa

Hello all, Found this bit in Gandhi (Hind Swaraj, chapter XVII) quite interesting, in the context of Balu's paper on itihasa. So I'm sharing it here. All best,
dunkinjalki
Feb 8
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Re: Radicalization

Balu wrote several sentences about crime channelizing discontent and dissent. He must have had some purpose in mind. I hesitate to say that discontent is
ananth_sethuraman
Feb 2
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Re: Radicalization

The theory hinges on supererogation, not discontent. That is almost irrelevant to our discussion. Do you have a problem accepting that the various
indigenous1985
Feb 2
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Re: Radicalization

How about the following set of questions: In taking land over from the Native Americans, did the Caucasian Americans feel a discontentment? Did they feel that
ananth_sethuraman
Feb 1
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indigenous1985
Feb 1
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Re: Radicalization

( Fixed some copy-paste errors and resubmitted. ) I have some difficulty in fitting these examples into the theory of terrorism. Let me explain the difficulty
ananth_sethuraman
Feb 1
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7766

Re: Radicalization

What about the takeover of the United States from the Native Americans? Or the civilization of the Hindus? These were all justified on moral grounds.
indigenous1985
Jan 30
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Re: Radicalization

Hide message historyTerrorism seems to be the only crime in which a moral community has a part to play. The terrorist is constantly communicating to a moral
ananth_sethuraman
Jan 30
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7763

Re: Radicalization

Dear Ananth, Thank you for the clarifications. I am stumbling along with this myself so am somewhat alarmed that you give my thoughts so much credibility. No
indigenous1985
Jan 28
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Re: Radicalization

Divya, I am not good at writing, connectives or otherwise. But I will try. I apologize for the length of what I say below. Let me begin by quoting the first
ananth_sethuraman
Jan 28
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7761

Re: Radicalization

Ananth, I have difficulty following your writing style. Just step away from the logical connections if you can and explain it in paragraph style. What makes it
indigenous1985
Jan 27
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Re: Radicalization

You started with the sentence what makes some acts into terrorist act.......................(1) And you ended with the sentence they know they are doing
ananth_sethuraman
Jan 27
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