Developed societies tend to grow more secular with time. I believe it is not because people have lost their faith. They haven't. It is more that organised religion tends to lose its appeal in pluralistic and diverse societies.
I want to fly away. I really do.
In the former colonies, the transformative chapter from oppression to freedom was fraught with uncertainty, fear and even desperation.
Mankind is a social animal that needs a clan, a tribe and a society in which to survive and thrive.
At the heart of Inanna’s quest for justice is a provocation. A provocation spurred on by perceived acts of disloyalty, slights to her status, romantic mishaps, sexual transgressions and even acts of violence.
We have guns and warfare in this world, for God's sake. We celebrate when we are victorious in war, but we diminish the artist.
For a long time, Tagore wasn’t allowed to leave the premises of his house. But he wanted to see the outside world. When someone visited their house, young Tagore asked them to narrate stories of the world outside. The more he heard, the more his desire rose. Yet, there was no escape.