WHY RELIGION MUST NOT BECOME A NATION BUILDING FORCE
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INTRA-RELIGIOUS SECTS Every religion has various groups within itself Quite often, these sects are quite radically opposite to each other So, even if we were to make nations on religious basis, how would we manage the intra-religious differences?
SLAM Sunnis- Sunnis believe that Abu Bakr was the rightly appointed Caliph after Prophet Mohammad Shias- Shias believe that Imam Ali (A.S.) was chosen by the Prophet himself to be the leader after him
CHR ST AN TY Catholics- Believe in the Pope as a vicar for Christ Protestants-Do not believe that any human being is equal to Jesus
JA N SM Shwetamber- Believe in clothing Digamber- Do not believe in clothing
HINDUISM Belief in multiple Gods
So, making culture a basis for nation- building is not a good idea at all Culture, too, cannot be the BASIS for nation uilding
CULTURE AS A NATION-BUILDING FORCE If India was to become nation state on the There are a number of basis of culture, would marriage rituals in India we see so many kinds of marriage rituals around Marriage rituals are a part of culture us?
FACTORS FOR NATION BUILDING Territory Shared Political Ideals Shared Political dentity