The astrology challenge issued by the president of the Federation of Rationalists Associations of India, Mr. Narendra Nayak, has been accepted by a leading astrologer from Bangalore.
Archive - December 2009
In this article Dr. Wadhawan evaluates the two dominant theories that attempt to explain the origin of life. After a discussion of the facts, Dr. Wadhawan concludes that one of these theories is more likely than the other, based...
The confused sheep comply To unwritten laws of good and bad.
The purpose of this article is to show how the two Nastik branches, the Sramanas and the Lokayatas (Cārvākas), arose in reaction to the decadence of Brahmanism.
In this sequel to Narendra Nayak's previous trip to Uttarakhand, he reports on the training programs and demonstrations performed for school children, rationalists and trainees on his latest visit to the state.
After years of debating over the Internet (they rarely debate outside), believers and non-believers have finally reached a consensus on something about God: God is incredible.
Continuing on the story of the decay of Brahmanism and the rise of Upanishadism, the purpose of this brief article is not to expound the mindboggling and esoteric Upanishadic philosophy, but to expose its hidden intent.
Biocentrism is a mystical idea that the universe is created by the act of conscious observation. This idea is based on a misrepresentation of several scientifically testable truths.
While it is not very difficult to be theoretical about one being or not being a Hindu, ... questions do get asked about what we are doing and/or whether we are the narrow end of the wedge being used by the missionaries to convert...
Here I describe John von Neumann's computer-simulation studies on self-reproduction, after introducing the notion of cellular automata. Studies on cellular automata help us understand life processes.