Iaian Vernier's Memoir
Chapter 19. Perennial Religion
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As I write, enclaves of the old religions functioning as integral communities and nationalities still exist. I will comment briefly on a number of remnant religious holdovers as well as the cleansing dimensions we have achieved of what once existed as a heavy weight around the body politic of rationality and reform.
Hinduism: Many of the old ritual traditions still exist in old India, a great sub-continent now divided up into independent nations/communities. These are the old Hindu areas. The impoverished lower-caste masses were devastated during the terrible century. With the rebuilding, the upper-caste survivors and dominants eagerly encouraged a genetic revival amongst the lower-caste survivors and this with mostly Europoid genetics.
Today the religious traditions throughout the new India are ethnically and historically Hindi. The physiognomies of the two ancient indigenous communities are in sharp contrast. The upper-caste dominants rarely conceived of a need for external genes. In terms of intellect and enterprise they essentially equal the international norm, but culturally/ethnically still reveal differences in their styles of endeavor.
← 127 | 128 →Islam: Muslim Pakistan and Bangladesh are no more. What was Pakistan is now a passionately secular area of communities, most of them in the categories 1 & 2, high-level economics. The old ethnic groupings of this once densely populated nation have broken up into a variety of highly skilled vocational centers, ethnicities still shuddering from the memories of religious and ethnic annihilation of their lower classes.
What was once Muslim...
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