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POSTMODERNISM


Simplifying to the extreme, I define postmodern as incredulity toward meta-narratives.                                                           … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts On Buffalo-slaughter controversy.


As one who was brought up as a strict vegetarian I am instinctively repelled by any kind of meat. Also, because of my sectarian cultural up-bringing I find cruelty to animals abhorrent. Therefore for me, there is really no difference … Continue reading

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On the Differing Perspectives on God of Physicists and Biologists


There is much truth in the statement that biologists and physicists look upon the world (in its deeper aspects) in somewhat different ways. There are deep historical as well as epistemological reasons for this. But two broad conclusions we may … Continue reading

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Science and Politics


Science, in so far as it is a quest for rational understandings of the physical world, from quarks and leptons to double stars and dark matter, from big bang to black holes, can be chaste in its ivory tower of … Continue reading

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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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