Acerca da superioridade da Civilização Ocidental

"When, at the turn of the 16th century, the heretic Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake in Campo Fiore in Rome, the Great Mughal emperor Akbar (who was born a Muslim and died a Muslim) had just finished, in Agra, his large project of legally codifying minority rights, including religious freedom for all, along with championing regular discussions between followers of Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Zoroastrianism and other beliefs (including atheism)."

(Amartya Sen, "Democracy Isn't 'Western'", Wall Street Journal, 27.3.06)

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