Less people, less noise: Religion inspired Peace!


Numbers 31:17-18 (King James Version) 17. Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him. 18. But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves. Verify (click)

Holy Horror


“…a survey by the think-tank Policy Exchange, for instance, revealed that 36 per cent of young (British) Muslims believe that those who leave Islam should be killed.” If the result of the above survey reported in 2007, is to be believed, the height of religious fanaticism and irrational cruelty, worry even someone as apathetic as […]

Flickering lights


R: Not for those who consider themselves minors. “You know, I love you.” Darkness was gathering outside, with occasional attempts at countering it conspicuously emanating from the windows of a few apartments strewn all over. But, none of the two made any such attempt. He looked out through the oval vent and wondered if it […]

Bad timing


He finished reading it. Seventh time today. Her first love letter. “Could so much love ever vanish! She’ll understand, if I talk.” “Anjali, please understand! We’d fought before also. But we always made up! Why not today? I love you, Anjali!” She didn’t reply. Those suspended in air, hanging by rope about their neck, don’t. […]

Duel


Tonight, I see you standing with him.Hand-in-hand.Ever so slightly do you squirm.Only I understand. That to him now you belong,Is for a fact.And for you I will not long,With me was a pact. Had I known what this would be to see–You and him…But then, never could I foresee;It was a whim. As I mildly […]

Communalism


Edited on January 18, 2013 for terseness. [Following post was inspired by terrorist attack on Mumbai in November, 2008 (click)]. Nowadays we hear so much about violence, terror, and any kind of “planned calamity” that makes me wonder where the human race is headed. All this destruction had made me think as to why do […]