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Which country is most secular in the world ?

Asked by vidhi, 09 Sep '08 09:49 pm
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UK is among the most secular nations in the world.
Answered by Krishnakumar G. Nair, 09 Sep '08 10:03 pm

 
  
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Well, firstly I don't think it's possible to weed out religion from popular culture (which accounts for the religious undertones you mentioned). That would just be ignoring history and precedent, ie: people in the west expect their holidays during what are religious dates because that's when those holidays always were held, and it just carries on (and similarly, a lot of those holidays have their origins in even older pagan rituals that were borrowed for the same reason of "it's what's familiar"). I don't believe that's necessary in any case.

Secondly, there is a definitional problem as well. There are plenty of "secular states", ie. states that do not meddle in the affairs of religions and don't profess any specialized support for any. Not just western states either, the former Soviet bloc countries and their affiliates were all officially secular states (more so even than western ones). Many of them made a point of really pushing secularism as well ...more
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 09 Sep '08 09:54 pm

 
  
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Real securalism comes via tough laws against fundamentalist.in that context russia, turkey &to some extend countries of west indies are more secular than india.
Answered by sam mishra, 09 Sep '08 09:54 pm

 
  
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India is definitely not because of appeasement. Secularism means non-religious, being anti to anyone is never secularism.
Answered by Mast Ram, 09 Sep '08 09:53 pm

 
  
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Uk
Answered by Rabindranath Sahu, 09 Sep '08 09:51 pm

 
  
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Definitely - India/ Bharatvarsh/ Hindustan
Answered by Kanakasabesan TirunelveliS, 09 Sep '08 09:50 pm

 
  
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India of course
Answered by minticool, 09 Sep '08 09:50 pm

 
  
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India i guess
Answered by pankhuri, 09 Sep '08 09:50 pm

 
  
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Hindustan
Answered by bhaskar erram, 09 Sep '08 09:49 pm

 
  
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India...
Answered by rocky robust, 09 Sep '08 09:49 pm

 
  
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