Long and short essay on intolerance in india in english intolerance essay 1 100 words intolerance is the unwillingness of accepting beliefs behavior or practices of someone different person related to other cast religion or custom. It advanced the day when the bars of intolerance against all minority groups will be lifted not only for the presidency but for all aspects of our national life.
The so called paradox of freedom is the argument that freedom in the sense of absence of any constraining control must lead to very great restraint since it makes the bully free to enslave the meek.
Quote religious tolerance in india. If a believer demands that i as a nonbeliever observe his taboos in the public doma. It may give rise to the high level hate crimes and discrimination in the society. President kennedy s administration was such an enlargement.
131 quotes have been tagged as religious tolerance. Until the bharatiya janata party a hindu nationalist party assumed power federally between 1998 and 2004 india was noted for its high level of religious tolerance. We are reproducing below a few important thoughts and observations by scholars and teachers of hinduism on the subject of tolerance.
Gandhi quotes about god and religion. Less well known is the paradox of tolerance. Will durant india will teach us the tolerance and gentleness of mature mind.
India trading company amassed more mughal era artifacts in a single welsh castle than delhi s national museum further diminishing modern india s grasp of its own religious and cultural heritage 6 however the east india trading company s cultural theft had an unintended effect. Since its independence india witnessed many incidences of communal violence. It expanded religious freedom to include the highest office in the land.
In all such cases the religious intolerance of hindus was the least contributing factor. Unlimited tolerance must lead to the. The life of sri aurobindo 1872 1950 holy cows.
India has about 1 4 billion people of which about 80 are hindu 14 are muslim 2 are christian and 4 are either followers of other religions or have no religion. In time it brought an earlier period in india s history. Learn what scholars historians and authors have said about india with these 30 quotations from will durant mark twain albert einstein and others.
The idea is in a slightly different form and with very different tendency clearly expressed in plato. The struggle of democratic secularism religious tolerance individual freedom and feminism against authoritarian patriarchal religion culture and morality is going on all over the world including the islamic world where dissidents are regularly jailed killed exiled or merely intimidated and silenced. As a result the plight of religious minorities is reaching new levels.
Religious freedom in india continues to deteriorate and it has been on a gradual decline for at least a decade. President kennedy s election was such an enlargement.