amazing, a kerala christist is telling some home truths!
maybe he is detecting a sinking ship called sonia-stan and attempting to be one of the first rats fleeing it.
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Subject: 92% say -- Modi is New Face of India: CNN-IBN Face the Nation programme
Varghese K George : Thursday, January 03, 2008 at 0000 hrs
"The mood was most appropriately summed up in the question put out by CNN-IBN in its Face the Nation programme: Is Modi the new face of India? The response was overwhelming, a whopping 92 per cent said 'yes' . Such polls may not be accurate indicators of the public mood at the national level. But a series of other polls across the country before and after the Gujarat verdict pointed to one significant aspect: Narendra Modi, his style, his diction and delivery have struck a new resonance across the country. He has emerged a cult figure, a new national icon."...
M.S.N. Menon writes on Islam. "The men who want to close the
historical process and pronounce the 'last words' of history are most
dangerous men. Beware of them! The Muslims were the first to do so.
They foreclosed the future of man. Then came the Americans. The
Communists were the latest... The books, alas, have turned out to be
less and less reliable today! But the peoples of the books will not
admit it, for to do so is an offence against their gods. No one in his
right senses will do such a thing. So they repeat the lies in the
books ad infinitum. But today even the Pope will not dare to say that
the Bible is the 'last word'. It is dangerous to say so after what the
peoples of the books have suffered from their first folly.
"But the Muslims are steadfast in their faith. M.J. Akbar writes:
'Most Christians might simply shrug if asked whether they really
believed that Jesus turned water into wine... Muslims, in contrast, do
not doubt that the angels of Allah helped the Prophet at the Battle of
Badr.' The only country where Muslims were exposed to reason and logic
was India, says Akbar..."
He continues, "Remember, the days of absolute sovereignty are over.
Nations and peoples have to work within an evolving framework of
freedom and democracy. Those who fall out of it will meet the fate of
the Fascists, Nazis and Communists. What is happening in Iraq was
bound to happen. The Arab people have failed to evolve the democratic
process. In today's condition, this will invite foreign intervention."