Human islands – ‘vanity and a grave misfortune!’

“United we stand, divided we fall!” Quote attributed to Aesop, ancient Greek story teller (6th Century BC). For one lion, Red, a pack of 20 hyenas is sure death. But the odds change when Tatu, Red’s ally joins. Even for a pack of 20 hyenas, a pair of two male lions is too much to […]

Christophobia in Sri Lanka

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/23/opinion/sri-lanka-bombing-christians.html My comments that has appeared in New York Times: “When I read the interview Rev.Serene Jones by Nicholas Kristof yesterday, and browsed the 100’s of comments on it, I was wanting to write my two-penny worth on top of them, but couldn’t make out how exactly I would respond. Ross Douthat has come out […]

“we should try to convert people from misery to happiness, from bondage to liberation, and from cruelty to compassion.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/03/obituaries/sn-goenka-overlooked.html “Rather than converting people from one organized religion to another organized religion,” he said, “we should try to convert people from misery to happiness, from bondage to liberation, and from cruelty to compassion.” S.N. Goenka was instrumental in. Spreading above message through the popularization of meditation to Westerners.

Amazing economic miracle for India and world’s first massive economic inequality experiment- Kudos Rajiv Gandhi

t.co/fvHtZAFwgk Unfortunately the Press – Indian and international – hasn’t given enough coverage for this amazing and pathbreaking announcement. It takes Indira Gandhi’s ‘garibi hatao’, namely, ‘get rid of poor’ to dizzying heights. This could be a game changer in India and the world as an economic experiment in poverty alleviation and income disparity. Kudos […]

Why Christians are persecuted? What is Protestant Calvinism?

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/25/world/asia/pastor-wang-yi-detention.html “Many are interested in socially engaged models of Christianity, especially the Protestant denomination of Calvinism.” This is the cross or persecution according to Calvin, Martin Luther and Wang! However that’s not what Jesus did, he categorically rejected political opposition to Rome! Or did he, really? That may very well have been the reason for […]