How Morality is Indispensable to a Social Life


This post had started as a response to one of the comments by Darshan, whose ideas and blog-posts (click) I really enjoy and also recommend to other readers who appreciate critical thinking. The reasons I am publishing this response as a separate blog post are: because the response is too long; I would not like […]

Missing Marble’s Mystery


A box labeled – “MARBLE THE GREAT INSIDE” is examined. There was no sound on shaking it. It was opened – no marble could be seen. ……1. 1.1. That the box exists attests to the fact that Marble created it, so there must be Marble inside as declared by the label. 1.2. Ears are not […]

God, Religion, Atheism, Morality and a few Links


The Moral Contrariety of Christ and State (click) is a nice write-up, which attempts to reconcile rationality with religion-based, authoritative morality (irrespective of what the title seems to suggest). Although, I do not agree with everything in it, I thought it is a good starting point for all religious theists and atheists alike, to start […]

Majority


Majority’s are the amplified views of the select, influential (manipulative) few. Probably, that is why most of the views on any issue could be clubbed into few categories (corresponding to the number of factions pushing a particular view). Of course, another reason could be the limited number of opinions that could be formed on any […]

Tales of Bruno and Galileo: The art of saying semi-sorry after thinking for REALLY, REALLY LONG! Like, 359 years!


Here is an article dealing with related issues of psychology, some history, arguments for existence of god(s), and their refutation 🙂 Why Atheism? (click) It is easy to understand, devoid of rigorous philosophical jargon, but very lengthy. One horrifying thing was the manner in which Giordano Bruno was executed in 1600 (click) for holding ideas […]

Up against “What’s up?”; please help! :(


Long back my parents would ask me to be more graceful in dealing with relatives, e.g., to ask them “tamey kem chho” [Gujarati for “How’re you”?], though it literally means not “how”, but “why are you?”! Isn’t that offending, or at least a deeply existential query? Plus, I used to find it pointless. I’d ask, […]

Do I deserve pink chaddis?


*Chaddi is a word used interchangeably for “shorts” or “briefs/panties”. This is a post I’ve been planning to do since long, because it was after a long time some event had made me introspect and analyze things with utmost depth possible, and yet leave me, possibly, without answer. Also, this post is going to be […]