Wednesday, 22 April 2015

K N Panikkar on political and cultural constructions of the nation

An incisive post that explains an inadequacy in historical understanding of the concept of Nationalism and the role of Culture therein.The elaborations made tries to draw important connects with the past, and the prevalence of  cultural mindset independent ,even before nationalism could lay claims on its influence, to its birth and growth with exclusivity.He also draws attention to the possible reasons behind the growth of a supremacist ideology and the lack of encouragement towards other marginalised identities or culture and consequent apathy and existence of an unequal culture within a laudable pluralistic and diverse culture.

K N Panikkar on political and cultural constructions of the nation
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