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80 reasons to love India

80 Reasons to love India, plus one

 

A few years ago, I was staying at the Haus Khas home in New Delhi of beloved friends, Prama and Ranji.

While there, I read their daily newspaper which offered 60 reasons why Indians can love India.

Despite the  political/social/religious/environmental isses facing India, here are 80 reasons why Westerners love India.

In alphabetical order: Continue reading 



The Buddha, Spiritual Seekers, Parents and Young People

The Buddha and his Meetings

with Spiritual Seekers, Parents and Young People

11,118, words

 Background to the Buddha’s Meetings:

The Buddha engaged in numerous conversations with parents, children, teenagers, students, householders, and the elderly from secular society, as well as meetings with novices, monks, nuns, ascetics and priests in various religious and spiritual traditions in India around 2600 years ago. The discourses (suttas) also show the depth of inquiry of all ages and backgrounds taking place in northern India in that period of human history. Continue reading 



Genetics, Neuroscience, Social Darwinism and the Limits

THE GREEK GODS ARE DEAD.  GOD IS DEAD.

SOCIAL DARWINISM IS DEAD.

NOW IT IS GENETICS AND NEUROSCIENCE.

ARE WE BEING BRAINWASHED AGAIN?

Headings :

 The Greek Gods and God have sunk into the black hole

‘A Recurring Struggle for Existence’

The Dark Shadow of Social Darwinism

The Rise of Genetics and Neuroscience

Bad Science

The Brain Cannot See Itself just as our Eye cannot see itself

Are Certain Geneticists on the Downward Slope to making GM babies?      Continue reading 




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