Churches in the Netherlands have been converted into community centers, museums, apartment buildings and even gyms.
Quebec recently banned public servants from wearing religious symbols.
For atheists, humanists, Satanists and other secular folk, Christmas is a season for political activism.
The colours of the flag and the symbols on it were carefully chosen. Orange was chosen because saffron was associated with
Bengal had a vibrant syncretistic tradition. It was also a land where orthodox movements of the 18th century mobilised peasants
Philosopher Charles Taylor ends up doing what David Foster Wallace used to say a good novel is supposed to do: give us a sense that we aren’t alone.