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 ...

May 2011

Cover Stories: Justice RA Jahagirdar (1947 – 2011) The Phenomenon of Satya Sai Baba Satya Sai Baba – Faith Marginalizes Reason Issue No. 02/05 (PDF)

Power of superstition!

The article ‘Tower of inspiration‘ (Jan 24, 2011) made for an amusing reading. However, the article harps on certain themes without actually verifying the veracity or atleast, providing a scientific evidence of the claims of ‘Pyramid energy’. Before I venture further into the topic, let me say this at the outset: it would be very ...

Freethinker slogans

Here’s a nifty list of funny bumper stickers, aphorisms or atheist slogans about religion Darwin loves you! Blasphemy is a victimless crime. Abstinence Makes the Church Grow Fondlers Honk If Your Religious Beliefs Make You An Asshole Don’t pray in my school, and I won’t think in your church. Intelligent Design Makes My Monkey Cry ...

The Angry Evolutionist

More Americans believe in angels than in evolution—and Richard Dawkins isn’t going to take it anymore. By Richard Dawkins | NEWSWEEK Creationists are deeply enamored of the fossil record, because they have been taught (by each other) to repeat, over and over, the mantra that it is full of “gaps”: “Show me your ‘intermediates!’ ” They ...