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Saffron Terror under lens

    “One person’s delusion may be another’s salvation,” say psychologists Arthur S. Reber, et al.  That’s why religion has to be accepted as part of our social fabric.  Perhaps it is impossible to live out life on this planet … Continue reading

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Fascism of the saffron variety

  The attack on Prashant Bhushan once again reveals the fascist nature of the saffron outfits in India.  The news reports say that one of the attackers belongs to Sri Ram Sene and the other two to an unheard of … Continue reading

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Sacrifice – a story

  “I’m going.”  Umar said without looking at anyone.  Without looking he could see the tear drops welling in the eyes of his wife and the relatives who had come to his home either that morning or the previous evening.  … Continue reading

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The Tribal Mentality in Islam

And they are at it again.  Delhi was attacked today, 7 September.  Apparently in the name of Afzal Guru.  Or, is it a prelude to the many attacks we should expect on the tenth anniversary of 11 Sep 2001? Every … Continue reading

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Mumbai Again – a plea for humanity

From the beginning of the human civilisation, the hard-working and prosperous people have been held to ransom by criminals and laggards.  It is impossible to view the terrorist attacks on Mumbai as motivated by any religious principles.  [Otherwise the meaning … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda, Pakistan and Kerala

  The new Al Qaeda chief Zawahiri is more deadly than his predecessor Osama bin Laden.  Zawahiri was bin Laden’s intellectual mentor.  An article in the latest issue of Frontline [July 15, 2011] says that Zawahiri was the brain behind … Continue reading

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Osama in Dante’s Hell

  In Dante’s classical work, Divine Comedy, Hell has nine circles.  As you proceed from the first towards the successive ones, the torments increase.  While the last one, the ninth circle, is reserved for those who practised treachery in their … Continue reading

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