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    Thread: moderation open thread
Post: RE: moderation open thread

I had to delete the latest post because it talked about events that transpired in a 'secret' group and because it uses full names of people making them google searchable to this post, this is the reas...
LMC Announcements 162 138,962 22-May-2016, 10:54 PM
    Thread: Once a Hindu, now a freethinker
Post: Once a Hindu, now a freethinker

Hello everyone I am Rathnavel, originally from Chennai, now pursuing my Master's degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University at Buffalo, US. When I was about 17 I realised that I no long...
Rathnawhale Introductions 3 4,964 26-Oct-2015, 10:42 PM
    Thread: Curriculum for Value Education
Post: RE: Curriculum for Value Education

Value systems need to teach kids democratic values. Unfortunately religion appropriated to itself the name of values without any substance what so ever. We need to produce content on democratic moral...
Dr. Jayakumar Konuri Parenting & Education 5 13,418 17-Jul-2015, 10:36 AM
    Thread: Why women are tabooed when they are/become atheist, apatheist or agnostic ?
Post: Why women are tabooed when they are/become atheist...

Warm Greetings to every reader, I am very happy to be a part of this community. I always wondered if there is any women who is not adherent of religion. I am born in a Hindu, and that too, in a "Bra...
Ananya Introductions 3 5,612 12-May-2015, 06:01 AM
    Thread: moderation open thread
Post: RE: moderation open thread

Done. Aside, If you want our page to post about veganism more frequently, try sending links(Not in this thread, message the page) , or write one yourself, try sending a draft to editor@nirmukta.com ?
LMC Announcements 162 138,962 27-Apr-2015, 05:46 AM
    Thread: Vedic ritual Athirathram in Panjal, Kerala, Pseudoscientific claims
Post: RE: Vedic ritual Athirathram in Panjal, Kerala, Ps...

(18-Apr-2015, 10:59 PM)evlajish Wrote: hi i think you should read this http://www.srimatham.com/uploads/5/5/4/9...anting.pdf Why? All I see is how to chant mantras, but nothing about pseudoscientif...
Lije Pseudoscience & Superstition 21 34,932 21-Apr-2015, 02:59 AM
  Rainbow Thread: moderation open thread
Post: RE: moderation open thread

I believe your ban has been rescinded, but you'll have to ask to join yourself manually. Cheers to new beginnings.
LMC Announcements 162 138,962 31-Mar-2015, 09:24 PM
    Thread: Introduction
Post: RE: Introduction

Hey Karthik, welcome to Nirmukta! Can you tell us a bit more about yourself? Like what led you to become a freethinker?
Lije The Nirmukta Lounge 15 18,187 29-Mar-2015, 01:59 AM
    Thread: Self Intro
Post: RE: Self Intro

Hi bigb, welcome to Nirmukta!
Lije Introductions 1 3,771 29-Mar-2015, 01:58 AM
    Thread: Introduction
Post: Introduction

Hi all rationalist people.. Myself Mandar. I am from maharashtra, and work in Bangalore as a data scientist. Good to join your flock. In your company hoping to contribute for betterment of society, e...
mandar Introductions 0 3,458 17-Mar-2015, 07:10 PM
    Thread: A Persistent Troll
Post: A Persistent Troll

Sometimes people believe in something so strongly that they can't resist showing why other people are wrong. What they believe in can be anything. Atheism, religion, leftist/rightist/centrist stuff or...
Lije Announcements 2 6,459 22-Oct-2014, 10:05 PM
    Thread: Gandhi, Vivekananda and Subrahmanya Bharati on widow remarriage
Post: Gandhi, Vivekananda and Subrahmanya Bharati on wid...

There was a recent surge in interest in the Indian blogosphere in the Ambedkar-Gandhi debate (Appendix I and II here, among other online venues). Earlier in the forums, there have been discussions on ...
arvindiyer Tamil Nadu 4 12,049 02-May-2014, 08:39 PM
    Thread: Speed of light in Vedas...can you prove it wrong??
Post: RE: Speed of light in Vedas...can you prove it wro...

Since the discussion is about measuring the speed of light, I think it is relevant to make of note of how humans actually discovered the value of light-speed in the first place. Isaac Asimov describes...
rabrav Pseudoscience & Superstition 59 95,965 17-Mar-2014, 07:57 PM
    Thread: On Gay Rights
Post: RE: On Gay Rights

A quick note as one of the volunteers at Orinam who had an opportunity to meet Nirmukta/CFT folk at the panel discussion in Chennai last month. It was heartening to experience the solidarity and suppo...
LRamakrishnan Ideas, Suggestions & Requests 2 6,849 13-Mar-2014, 07:16 PM
    Thread: Feature requests and suggestions
Post: RE: Feature requests and suggestions

Just noticed that nirmukta.com has a nice mobile version. It looks great on my phone. Thanks!
Captain Mandrake Ideas, Suggestions & Requests 25 26,208 19-Jan-2014, 09:13 PM
    Thread: Theoretical minimum
Post: Theoretical minimum

For those of you who want to get a little technical, here are few nice courses to quench your curiosities(at least for the moment :wink: ) . I haven't seen them all yet, but thought of sharing anyway....
childfreevegan Natural Sciences & Mathematics 0 5,023 07-Jan-2014, 11:26 PM
    Thread: Stand on pro-* verses anti-*
Post: RE: Stand on pro-* verses anti-*

Mohit, Your posts seem extremely incoherent. Only thing that you keep repeating is that reservations have some negative effects. Can you concisely list these negative effects. But you can not list ...
Captain Mandrake Secular Humanism 14 16,752 30-Nov-2013, 09:02 AM
    Thread: Stand on pro-* verses anti-*
Post: RE: Stand on pro-* verses anti-*

Here is how a decent analysis of reservations should look like. It goes into the history of why reservations were put in place, looks at how they work today, and the flaws in it. No where does it pand...
Lije Secular Humanism 14 16,752 29-Nov-2013, 01:40 AM
    Thread: Stand on pro-* verses anti-*
Post: RE: Stand on pro-* verses anti-*

Replying not in order of the points you listed, but in the order that fits the point I want to make. (28-Nov-2013, 07:39 AM)mohit Wrote: The upper castes in India are mostly clueless as to why rese...
Lije Secular Humanism 14 16,752 28-Nov-2013, 01:06 PM
    Thread: On consciousness and qualia problem
Post: The sensorimotor view of qualia

Kevin O'Regan, perceptual psychophysicist and author of Why Red Doesn't Sound Like a Bell champions a sensorimotor view of perception ('Seeing color' is knowing a set of rules of how surfaces change i...
arvindiyer Naturalism & Philosophy of Science 4 9,588 05-Nov-2013, 01:54 AM