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    Thread: The Age of Consent
Post: RE: The Age of Consent

Did you just suggest brain scans for everyone before being allowed to say yes to sex ?
Gowri Thampi Secular Humanism 4 5,700 02-Dec-2011, 01:22 PM
    Thread: The Age of Consent
Post: The Age of Consent

The age of consent for heterosexual sex in India is 16. For homosexual sex it is 18. Now obviously this is a double standard that is inexcusable. But I have a couple additional questions. I take it a...
Ajita Kamal Secular Humanism 4 5,700 02-Dec-2011, 01:22 PM
    Thread: Answering the laments of "Hindu atheists"
Post: Answering the laments of "Hindu atheists"

Update: Based on the discussion with karatalaamalaka below, I just want to make it clear that the criticisms in this post don't necessarily apply to all people who identify as Hindu atheists. The poin...
Lije Promoting Freethought 12 20,665 21-Nov-2011, 04:36 PM
    Thread: Prof. BM Hegde on The Hindu
Post: RE: Prof. BM Hegde on The Hindu

That was excellent Lalit. Adding on to what I wrote earlier in the FB forum: Quote:“Genes play a vital role in diabetes and cancer and many of the modern day killers,” threatens an article in one of ...
Pratibha Pseudoscience & Superstition 16 29,386 18-Jul-2011, 07:40 PM
    Thread: Prof. BM Hegde on The Hindu
Post: RE: Prof. BM Hegde on The Hindu

There is an extra . in mahankartik's post and so link doesn't open use this This article just reminds us of how important is our movement in India , and how harmful are the beliefs imposed on child...
LMC Pseudoscience & Superstition 16 29,386 18-Jul-2011, 07:39 PM
    Thread: Subramanian Swamy's solution to terrorism
Post: RE: Subramanian Swamy's solution to terrorism

Moreover the measures suggested by Subramanian like ||"Change India’s demography by illegal immigration, conversion, and refusal to adopt family planning"|| and others too are absolutely inhuman,uncon...
Piyush Bodhi Politics & Current Affairs 12 25,945 18-Jul-2011, 11:22 AM
    Thread: Support Christian missions in Africa? No, but . . .
Post: RE: Support Christian missions in Africa? No, but ...

(08-May-2011, 05:56 AM)Ajita Kamal Wrote: 4. These religions have already, and will in the future, wipe out much of Africa's cultural heritage. This is the same reason why I do not support the work ...
arvindiyer Atheism & Agnosticism 29 33,992 11-May-2011, 10:26 PM
    Thread: Anna Hazare's Initiative for Fighting Corruption in India
Post: Anna Hazare's Initiative for Fighting Corruption i...

Anna Hazare's agitation is going to snowball into a national movement. I suggest that the freethinkers should grab this opportunity for uplifting India from the morass of corruption. Rational thinkin...
Vinod Wadhawan Community Discussions 0 4,460 06-Apr-2011, 08:03 PM
    Thread: Re-branding "Honour Killings"
Post: RE: Re-branding "Honour Killings"

(24-Jan-2011, 07:42 AM)arvindiyer Wrote: Since I personally read all reports of this form of murder almost exclusively from the English media, I would imagine that 'honour-' and 'shame-' killings wo...
Ajita Kamal Politics & Current Affairs 14 19,615 24-Jan-2011, 01:41 PM
    Thread: Re-branding "Honour Killings"
Post: RE: Re-branding "Honour Killings"

(23-Jan-2011, 02:20 PM)Ajita Kamal Wrote: Arvind's idea seems highly plausible, and I do not think that speakers of English universally see 'shame' and 'honour' the same way. In fact, I see them as ...
arvindiyer Politics & Current Affairs 14 19,615 24-Jan-2011, 09:41 AM
    Thread: About the Freethinkers meet on Nov 14, 2010
Post: About the Freethinkers meet on Nov 14, 2010

It was very nice to meet so many freethinkers, especially in real life :wink: We met at a Cafe Coffee Day in Koramangala. There was just about enough space for the 15-20 people who turned up. Among o...
donatello Bengaluru 4 7,877 17-Nov-2010, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Indian language translations for the OUT Campaign declaration
Post: RE: Indian language translations for the OUT Campa...

Manju and Sreehara, excellent work. I have tried to refine your translations. I have also tried to come up with words equivalent to Come Out, Reach Out etc. Also, I have used aloukikate instead of na...
mejabir Parenting & Education 22 23,889 04-Nov-2010, 02:59 PM