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Goals of Education


All nations educate their their children and adults for a variety of purposes. The most important visible reason they do this is to give the citizens the necessary skills to handle technology, manage government and business institutions, and help maintain … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on God in Hinduism


A  key message of Hinduism is that unlike mathematics and argumentation, lived life as well as visions of the Unknown are not built in a framework of rigid rationality, but in an elastic web of contradictions and complementarities. One who … Continue reading

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ON CNN’S AFFRONT TO THE HINDU WORLD


CNN’s broadcast (Sunday March 5, 2017) on Hinduism by a so-called religious scholar did disservice to the cause of peace and understanding. With obviously no knowledge of Sanskrit or Tamil, he had the gall to report on Hinduism to a … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS IN SECULARISM


Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists.                                   – Dennis Prager Secularism literally refers to that which is of this physical world, in contrast to what … Continue reading

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What is Enlightenment?


Like many important words in the language the word Enlightenment has acquires a variety of connotations.  Two important meanings of the term refer to states of awareness and actions based on that awareness in two entirely different contexts: in the … Continue reading

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Response to a Comment


<God wishes to be known and loved. This is the motive behind creation and reconciliation. Being invisible and unapproachable. He has made an Image of Himself, and a Complement through Whom He can come into contact with His creation.> I … Continue reading

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Response to a Comment


<Whether or not one is religious, I think we all can agree that human beings are much more complicated and integrated beings than we may even admit to ourselves.> 1.Being religious, in my definition, is being aware of  and awed by the … Continue reading

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