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Do you believe in God?

Q: Do you believe in God? A: Yes. Q: You think there is a supernatural power controlling the universe? A: No. There is no supernatural power. Q: But you said you believe in God! A: I said there is no … Continue reading

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Science and the Subjective

The word science is derived from Latin, scire, meaning to know. Man’s quest to unravel the secrets of reality began as natural philosophy, a branch of philosophy proper. Philosophy (from Greek philosophia, love of wisdom) had a wider scope, including … Continue reading

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Then they threw God out of Eden..

The myth of creation in Bible contains a very powerful motif. Unfortunately, it is stated in a manner that is blatantly unfair to man. The story appears as told from God’s own point of view, which we ordinary mortals cannot … Continue reading

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Scientific progress and the Pineal gland

I grew up in a village at the foothills of Western Ghats mountain range in southern India. Set in the lush greenery of pepper and coconut groves, it was a community of over one hundred families. Every morning, children of … Continue reading

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Unexamined Life

‘The unexamined life is not worth living’, said Socrates. Life is a blessing, a gift that comes with huge responsibilities. I believe the greatest of all responsibilities is to make an effort to understand life itself. Life is beautiful. It … Continue reading

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Am I Really A Computer?

People often complain about life being mechanical. It is true that I could drift through life functioning like a machine – especially if I am living in a city and spending most of my waking hours at work. Human relations … Continue reading

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Candles under the Bushel

Isn’t it amazing that human intelligence can send spacecrafts to remote planets but find no solution for more down to earth problems such as poverty? I am frankly puzzled by our philosophy of science. Why is science unable to address … Continue reading

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