Hindu apologists consider the Manusmriti as the divine code of conduct and, accordingly, the status of women as depicted in the text has been interpreted as Hindu divine law.
Archive - August 2011
Privilege is an unearned advantage - an advantage that one has due to the circumstances of one's birth, or by being a member of a certain social category.
Presented along with the content from the original slide-show, what this is not is a 'smackdown' and what it is is a critique of how oversimplified a mythology-based ethical worldview is.
It is essential for Muslim countries to reform, restructure, mould and base their societies on the universal principles of human rights, ethics and morality. The medieval scriptures of Islam have become redundant in this day and...
The simple fact is that some of the most revered personalities of the Hindu Right have actively cultivated and nurtured links with the European New Right.
This mental entity inside us has been called a 'homunculus'. Skinner pointed out that such an inner non-physical entity is also a myth, a claim that even atheists have problems with.
Within a few months, Consumers' Forum of Udupi became well known across the state as a principled, selfless and fearless organization, which taught people how to fight nonviolently for their rights.
The latest incident took place on the 30th July 2011, when I had gone to register our 'Aid Without Religion Trust'.