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    Thread: Dravidian Nationalism
Post: RE: Do caste names propagate the caste divide?

(11-Oct-2012, 08:50 AM)Captain Mandrake Wrote: (11-Oct-2012, 08:24 AM)Gayaisbrown Wrote: There's a lot of good that came out of it as well, and I appreciate that. But yes--there are some unsavory ...
envirovivek Politics & Current Affairs 65 68,714 11-Oct-2012, 09:53 PM
    Thread: Religion?
Post: RE: Religion?

Arvind, The obvious response to your point will be - not everyone believes that Krishna is the creator. Since a theory of religion by definition should be specific and should cover everyone who are c...
Lije Religion in General 57 67,052 29-Jul-2012, 08:50 PM
    Thread: Some MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses) relevant to the group
Post: Some MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses) relevant t...

1. A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior 2. Think Again: How to Reason and Argue 3. Introduction to Philosophy 4. Know Thyself 5. Critical Thinking in Global Challenges 6. Model Thinking
ankurpandey Naturalism & Philosophy of Science 4 9,616 19-Jul-2012, 12:48 AM
    Thread: Is circumcision required in the age of condoms ?
Post: RE: Is circumcision required in the age of condoms...

Came across this blog post: When bad science kills, or how to spread AIDS
LMC Parenting & Education 7 11,991 16-Jul-2012, 01:56 PM
    Thread: MP Gov to introduce Gita in school
Post: RE: MP Gov to introduce Gita in school

Quote:And out of childish curiosity I read the translations of the texts I was memorizing. To my mind it appeared as nothing but megalomania by a self-established “god-head”. A God who possessed a sup...
nick87 Parenting & Education 7 10,979 16-Jul-2012, 01:55 PM
    Thread: Om Tattoo - Atheist question
Post: RE: Om Tattoo - Atheist question

sorry for the delay. Arvind's idea was really good. here are a couple more rough sketches of suggestions along with that. [Image: http://i.imgur.com/49ieT.png]
bala Atheism & Agnosticism 4 11,301 12-Jul-2012, 09:33 PM
    Thread: mocking theism and homeopathy in a single pic
Post: RE: mocking theism and homeopathy in a single pic

Some ideas don't work well together. I hate to be that guy, but I don't see how we can merge these together into a cohesive joke/pun :thumbdown:
nick87 Graphics & Design 3 7,411 09-Jul-2012, 03:13 PM
    Thread: Om Tattoo - Atheist question
Post: RE: Om Tattoo - Atheist question

How about tattooing an ornate question mark '?' next to the Om? That maybe the closest we have to a symbol of skepticism. Thus juxtaposed, 'ॐ ?'can depict a two-character history of someone questionin...
arvindiyer Atheism & Agnosticism 4 11,301 09-Jul-2012, 08:48 AM
    Thread: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action
Post: RE: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action

The discussion on reservation system seems mostly valid to the top institutes and for professional courses like Medical and Engineering. I am not seeing any "merit" arguments for M.A. in "history". A...
nispat Secular Humanism 46 60,109 26-Apr-2012, 01:45 PM
    Thread: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action
Post: RE: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action

These questions about "merit" are worth answering: How is it that when the majority of Indian administration are from the "merit" groups and yet the administration isn't as efficient as it should be...
Lije Secular Humanism 46 60,109 26-Apr-2012, 01:44 PM
    Thread: The Secret
Post: RE: The Secret

Here is a post on Channel N listing the problems which those of a scientific bent have with self-help books, in what can be thought of as a special application of Shermer's baloney detection kit. htt...
arvindiyer New Age Religion 19 39,817 18-Apr-2012, 08:01 PM
    Thread: Sanal Edamaruku under attack for exposing Jesus "miracle"
Post: RE: Sanal Edamaruku under attack for exposing Jesu...

We can use this thread to compile statements of forum and community members speaking out against such religiously motivated persecution and in solidarity for Indian rationalists. Please read the above...
arvindiyer Politics & Current Affairs 12 13,848 15-Apr-2012, 02:44 PM
    Thread: Sanal Edamaruku under attack for exposing Jesus "miracle"
Post: RE: Sanal Edamaruku under attack for exposing Jesu...

(14-Apr-2012, 06:57 PM)nick87 Wrote: Quote: Yesterday (10th April,2012) Sanal received a phone call from a Police official of Juhu Police Station in Mumbai directing him to come to the said police ...
Ranganath R Politics & Current Affairs 12 13,848 15-Apr-2012, 02:43 PM
    Thread: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action
Post: RE: Building a FAQ on Affirmative Action

Q:Quote:60 years is enough. How long will it continue? Q: Quote:Caste doesn't exist anymore. at least in cities A: <iframe width="640" height="480" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/lgDGmYdhZvU" fr...
LMC Secular Humanism 46 60,109 13-Apr-2012, 11:19 PM