Sanal Edamaruku

Mother Teresa of kolkata
Religion and Phiosophy

My problem with Mother Teresa’s canonization

One does not have to defend the absurd in order to respect a person. Objecting to the absurdity of declaring Mother Teresa a saint does not mean disrespect for her work.

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AIB Knockout Roast
General

All India Bakchod – damned by faint conviction

It is no secret that Indian laws on Free Speech are not exactly geared for creative freedom. Where “offensive” can legally be prosecuted, not much remains to be said. This is hardly a secret and it is impossible that anyone in the business of creating content for the masses – whether publishing or video can be […]

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astrological mosaic from Israel
Religion and Phiosophy

How does Astrology work?

Precognition has always fascinated man. That power of knowing what will happen and harnessing it to live with the insight of hindsight. From reading tea leaves to fingerprints and stars to numbers, mankind has pretty much stretched the limit of wishful thinking. Countless attempts to provide proofs that such knowledge exists range from seeing prophesies […]

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Religion and Phiosophy

The Church and its irRationalist Ways

On 11th of April, charges under Section 295 A, Indian Penal Code, have been filed against Sanal Edamaruku in at least three Mumbai police stations: in Juhu, in MIDC and in Andheri. He has not got any papers that he can file a reply to, but an inspector keeps calling him and asking him to […]

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Radicalization
Religion and Phiosophy

Sanal Edamaruku and the dripping Jesus

Sanal Edamaruku, president of IRA Was invited to examine a certain crucifix in Irla (Vile Parle – West) by TV-9. The reason was Jesus was dripping water from its feet. Ever ready to believe the paranormal, worshipers had started flocking to collect that “Holy” water and the usual three ring circus ensued, I believe, with […]

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