As the name of this site connotes (in chemistry a free radical is highly reactive. Well, I stop at that!) , I may latch on to divergent and desperate views: in politics, economics, or sociology. I am fundamentally a nationalist, in the category pejoratively mentioned these days as “Hindu nationalists”. Well, I am a practicing Hindu who is proud of his religious faith. But I accept all other religious faiths with equal respect, as different paths to the Maker.