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    Thread: Sam Harris, Glenn Greenwald, and the recent animus against 'New Atheism'
Post: RE: Sam Harris, Glenn Greenwald, and the recent an...

Quote:Is it too much to ask of the Left and Right in the Anglophone world to try and articulate their concerns and disagreements in a better-argued fashion than treating a dysphemistic buzzword as an ...
stupidseeker Secular Humanism 21 47,372 11-Aug-2014, 12:15 AM
    Thread: India at the forefront of post anti biotic era
Post: RE: India at the forefront of post anti biotic era

The Wall Street Journal reports that India has "lost the war" against MDR superbugs in general and the NDM-1 carrying carbapenemase resistant bacteria in specific. The causes are the usual suspects ...
stupidseeker General Science & Science Fiction 1 13,315 25-Jul-2014, 05:09 PM
    Thread: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action
Post: RE: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action

Amitabh Bacchan refused to disclose his caste identity during the latest census, merely stating his caste to be ‘indian”. Satish Deshpande , professor of sociology at DU, attempts to create a “Biogr...
stupidseeker Secular Humanism 46 60,109 26-Jul-2013, 08:36 AM
    Thread: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action
Post: RE: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action

Amitabh Bacchan refused to disclose his caste identity during the latest census, merely stating his caste to be ‘indian”. Satish Deshpande , professor of sociology at DU, attempts to create a “Biogr...
stupidseeker Secular Humanism 46 60,109 26-Jul-2013, 01:05 AM
    Thread: Disingenuous multimillionaires
Post: Disingenuous multimillionaires

A few days ago our team attended an HR sponsored course conducted by Franklin Covey called the “7 habits of highly effective people”, based on a book authored by best-selling inspirational writer, Ste...
stupidseeker Religion in General 0 4,332 31-May-2013, 01:23 AM
    Thread: Sam Harris, Glenn Greenwald, and the recent animus against 'New Atheism'
Post: RE: Sam Harris, Glenn Greenwald, and the recent an...

A google search for the term "Islamophobia" turns up the following information: The UK based Runnymede Trust first defined the word which was then was recognised as a form of intolerance at the "Sto...
stupidseeker Secular Humanism 21 47,372 11-May-2013, 11:18 PM
    Thread: India at the forefront of post anti biotic era
Post: India at the forefront of post anti biotic era

Antibiotics have made possible the enormous advancement in human life span. In India reckless, unwarranted and unregulated antibiotic use, combined with an almost complete lack of public sanitation, h...
stupidseeker General Science & Science Fiction 1 13,315 09-May-2013, 08:18 PM
    Thread: "Spiritual" Experiences
Post: "Spiritual" Experiences

Spiritual seekers have always sought that "spiritual experience" which will bring supreme happiness by extinguishing all karma. Jaggi vasudev of the isha foundation, Coimbatore is one such "realised m...
stupidseeker Pseudoscience & Superstition 2 5,228 12-Nov-2012, 08:44 AM
    Thread: Dravidian Nationalism
Post: RE: Dravidian Nationalism

India is a hindu majority nation with a hindi speaking majority and the central government realizing these iestwin reality promotes Hindi over all other indian languages. At the end of the day, its n...
stupidseeker Politics & Current Affairs 65 68,714 13-Oct-2012, 09:03 AM
    Thread: Spiritual experiences and the need of a guru
Post: Kumare: The true story of a false prophet

US based filmmaker Vikram Gandhi, having met several religious leaders, decided to cast himself as one, to see whether a false prophet could elicit genuine religious experiences in individuals blind t...
stupidseeker Religion in General 7 15,665 09-Sep-2012, 12:26 AM
    Thread: Food wastage in Hindu rituals
Post: RE: Can a high prevalence of malnutrition in India...

Quote:Sorry but am I reading your post correctly? Are you saying that Hindus are free to waste food in there rituals, and I don't have a right to criticise them including my parents for making me take...
stupidseeker Hinduism 9 20,306 10-Jul-2012, 11:45 PM
    Thread: Food wastage in Hindu rituals
Post: Can a high prevalence of malnutrition in India be ...

The purpose of this post is to help refine the argument of using widely prevalent malnutrition as a viewpoint against the use of foodstuffs in theistic rituals. Quote:One of the reasons I gave up H...
stupidseeker Hinduism 9 20,306 10-Jul-2012, 09:52 AM
    Thread: Food wastage in Hindu rituals
Post: Can a high prevalence of malnutrition in India be ...

The purpose of this post is to help refine the argument of using widely prevalent malnutrition as a viewpoint against the use of foodstuffs in theistic rituals. Quote:One of the reasons I gave up H...
stupidseeker Hinduism 9 20,306 10-Jul-2012, 03:50 AM
    Thread: Spiritual experiences and the need of a guru
Post: Kumare: The true story of a false prophet

US based filmmaker Vikram Gandhi, having met several religious leaders, decided to cast himself as one, to see whether a false prophet could elicit genuine religious experiences in individuals blind t...
stupidseeker Religion in General 7 15,665 07-Jul-2012, 09:31 AM
    Thread: Spiritual experiences and the need of a guru
Post: Kumare: The true story of a false prophet

US based filmmaker Vikram Gandhi, having met several religious leaders, decided to cast himself as one, to see whether a false prophet could elicit genuine religious experiences in individuals blind t...
stupidseeker Religion in General 7 15,665 06-Jul-2012, 12:21 AM
    Thread: Ravi Sanakaranarayanan (aka Sri Sri Ravishankar) the spiritual fraud
Post: RE: Ravi Sanakaranarayanan (aka Sri Sri Ravishanka...

The Art Of Living Foundation (AOLF) took to court two ex teachers, who after leaving AOLF, started anonymous blogs that critiqued AOLF. The objective of the measure undertaken by AOLF was t...
stupidseeker Hinduism 25 80,502 22-Jun-2012, 05:55 AM
    Thread: Ravi Sanakaranarayanan (aka Sri Sri Ravishankar) the spiritual fraud
Post: RE: Ravi Sanakaranarayanan (aka Sri Sri Ravishanka...

The Art Of Living Foundation (AOLF) took to court two ex teachers, who after leaving AOLF, started anonymous blogs that critiqued AOLF. The objective of the measure undertaken by AOLF was t...
stupidseeker Hinduism 25 80,502 21-Jun-2012, 11:31 PM