Is religion necessary?

"No one can take the names of billions in one breadth unless it's in a prayer." Religion, which many consider being man-made is what defines the most of us. We are born into a certain religion that our parents might be practicing or following and we (at least some of us) have a choice to explore … Continue reading Is religion necessary?

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How to self-regulate?

"To live is to battle and the real winner is the warrior who manages to retain a mite of self-control." Self-regulation is all about self-control, not exceeding the rational limits set by oneself as we all know and hopefully agree with the universal truth-- an excess of anything is bad. We humans have flaws and … Continue reading How to self-regulate?

Is creative censorship warranted?

"You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting other man's freedom; you can be free only if I am free"----Clarence Darrow. What is censorship? Censorship is the suppression or prohibition of speech, communication, expression of ideas or art, that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable or a threat to the society. It can … Continue reading Is creative censorship warranted?

Religion–should it be a concern of the state?

Religion-- a private or a public matter? "He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth, will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end up loving himself better than all."----Leo Tolstoy. India is a diverse country with many religions being practiced and preached. The country offers granular choices when it … Continue reading Religion–should it be a concern of the state?

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency--A topic that is hard to understand as one can read it theoretically but unless one practices it or buy or invests in it, it really is tough to understand. Here are some links that can help you understand it, maybe not easily but it's a start nonetheless. http://mitsloan.mit.edu/newsroom/articles/blockchain-explained/ The data is taken from https://blockgeeks.com/guides/what-is-cryptocurrency/ “Virtual … Continue reading Cryptocurrency

Jingoism

  The definition as given by Google-- extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy. Synonyms--extreme patriotism, blind patriotism, chauvinism, extreme nationalism, flag-waving, excessive loyalty to one's country, xenophobia. The word jingoism can itself arouse strong emotions within those who are likely practicing it and thus defending their stance and those who aren't practicing it and thus calling … Continue reading Jingoism