Evolving controversy

Evolution theory. It has been a subject close to my heart for many years. Why is it controversial now? For starters, recently [first week of Jan 2018] in India¬†Union minister Satya Pal Singh , who is the minister of state for human resource development had stoked a controversy saying that our ancestors have nowhere mentionedContinue reading “Evolving controversy”

Do you have to die in the same religion that you were born into?

Yesterday I was invited to an award distribution program. Mother Teresa awards. This year the theme was combating Terrorism through Education. Many erudite, well-educated Muslims including the former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai, Dr Farooq Abdullah, Syed Ata Husain Lt General, and the mother of a teenager who was killed by terrorists in Dhaka forContinue reading “Do you have to die in the same religion that you were born into?”

Homecoming or Ghar Wapsi?

There is a lot of talk about Ghar Wapsi or Homecoming in India nowadays [Dec 2014], especially by people belonging to the RSS or similar groups who want people of other faiths living in India to embrace a particular religion. I say, great! I am for it too! What, exclaim my friends! You being aContinue reading “Homecoming or Ghar Wapsi?”

My answer to the Jihadist and Moral Police

By Jihadist or Moral Police I mean people who wish to see society behave in a morally righteous or legally ‘correct’ manner and are willing to do anything, even take up arms, to achieve their ends. This is what is called Moral Fanaticism. We see it ever increasing in this world today. Figure 1 CommonContinue reading “My answer to the Jihadist and Moral Police”