Lethargic IITian
Musings of a 20-something lethargic IITian on India and Catholicism.

Monday, May 06, 2002  

The assassination of Dutch right-winger Pim Fortuyn comes as a shock to Europe - and resurrects the issue of right-wing movements in Europe. "Professor Pim" (a professor of sociology, incidentally) stands out from most conservative right-wingers in that he was openly gay - and very anti-Muslim. I admit I hold no sympathy for his ideals or cause - but his death is tragic and would be a setback for democracy and liberalism everywhere. Battle-lines harden between the two sides everywhere - and this will just fuel the fire.

posted by Kensy | 3:57 PM
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past blogs of interest
Hinduism as a religion
Pederasty and the American Church
Caste in Indian Christianity
Syro-Malabar engagements
Syro-Malabar weddings
Divine Retreat Centre
Varsha Bhosle and Ideological Relativism
Anti-Conversion Ordinance and the Church stance
Self-Righteous Rightism
The Hindutva Attack on St. Francis Xavier
Varsha Bhosle and the Church (U-turn)
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