ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Calcutta Diary

Western civilisation, that is, if civilisation it has to be described as, has turned an interesting corner. Science and rationality would appear to have had their day. The country where western technology has reached its climacteric is no longer interested in facts. It has decided to cross over to beliefs and faith. Such total reliance on faith is a classy case of fundamentalism. Osama bin Laden is a fundamentalist. George W Bush is no less so.

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