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    • christoph
    • 19.05.13 | 23:02 (IDT)

    I would say that an administrativ unit can be called "secular" when it allows its citizens to have whatever beliefs or traditions within the framework of the common laws. I wouldn't say that an individual can be "secular". An individual can be atheist, agnostic or theist of whatever confession. Still, common laws may also be inspired by religious norms, like

    from the article: The Gospel according to Sand: We are not Jews
    First published 13:56 19.05.13 | Last updated 13:56 19.05.13
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