Why I No Longer Envy Born Believers
by Yoginder Sikand for New Age Islam
Yoginder Sikand works with the CSSE at the National Law School, Bangalore
I tried to experiment with various religions over the years—not very seriously, I must admit—I could never arrive at the same state of belief as that of ardent ‘born believers’. Lack of sincerity and commitment was certainly one factor. …most blind believers are not guided by the quest for truth at all. Indeed, they are inimically opposed to that very quest. True seekers are few—and have always been so….