The History Of How Cows Became ‘Sacred’ To Hindus Is Not That Holy

We Indians often take everything on face value and not try to upset the established customs and religions by our forefather. I mean how can we be seen as the ones revolting against the traditions long established, right? After a string of bans and communal incidents we decided to delve deeper into the ‘what’ and ...

Debunking the 9 debunked myths

Just saw this passionately written article in the CNN belief blog by Moni Basu. Although most people are talking about stuff around the topic in the comments below the article, I’d like to point out some obvious lack of sense in the article itself, that perhaps even CNN chose to ignore blatantly. So here goes:

What about moderate/liberal theists/theism?

Many people argue that atheists pick on all theists when the fundamentalist/extremist ones are mostly at fault and the majority of theists are more benign and beneficial to society. This is wrong. ALL theists and ALL forms of theism are harmful and destructive. The points outlined above are not specific to fundamentalist extremists; They are ...

Burden of Proof?

Devil Works for God

It was a Sunday lunch invitation from one of my office colleagues as he had become a father of a baby boy a month ago. So I went there, with a feeling that I am going to get bored as I won’t know anyone there. But met another colleague and felt a little relieved. As ...