The History of American Secularism

It is interesting to learn about the differences in the way secularism came about in the West and in India. The speaker points out that in the US the concept of secularism primarily came about as a resistance to the idea of America being a Christian nation. It emerged as an idea that is against religion. Whereas in India secularism arose as a way to achieve inclusiveness,  because of the radical diversities already present in the society.


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