Here is an article from Atheist Republic that I read recently while I was combing my email’s inbox in order to delete unwanted, spam mails. It is an excellent article published in 2014 on how the concept of ‘god’ has been deeply ingrained in the minds of humans. So by sharing it in my blog, … Continue reading Where Did God Come From?
Most of the people, especially religious ones, when we get into an argument on atheism, religion or science, would ask a cliché question: is science, a monopoly of atheists? Anyway, there is nothing wrong with that question. It obviously arises in the minds of anyone who sees atheists relentlessly promoting science and reason in society. … Continue reading Science: An Atheistic Venture
There is a popular misconception in our society that people become atheists or freethinkers by reading the books of Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, or Charles Darwin. But it is not the case. Most people lose their religious beliefs and faith in God by reading their sacred texts, as in my case. It was in the … Continue reading esSENSE & Litmus – The Aspirations Of A Hopeful Freethinker.
Failures happen in everybody’s life. We have heard, read, or watch great people reminding us that failures are the stepping stone to success. Yes, the statement is true but failures can act as stepping stones to success only if we know how to deal with them. Otherwise, failures remain as failures and success remain as … Continue reading How to handle failures with scientific temper
According to Wikipedia, humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over the acceptance of dogma or superstition. In simpler terms, it is an approach in which humans consider themselves as fellow human beings … Continue reading Humanism for dummies
“I’ m really happy that you became sober learning through a hard way that alcohol is bad for you. I would be happier if tomorrow you will realize that your atheism is wrong and accept God” my cousin told me while we were arguing over the historicity of Jesus Christ last week. Being an atheist … Continue reading Religion & Alcohol- An analogy
We don’t know the exact period when humans started consuming an addictive substance like alcohol. It is being estimated that humans started drinking alcohol 12000 years ago, when we begun settling down as civilizations. Man figured out the recreational element in alcohol from drinking accidentally fermented sugary fruits. Gradually, he learnt to do fermentation and … Continue reading Addiction & Brain, Treatment & Myths
Since day one in recorded human history, women had been standing side by side with men in hunting, collecting fruits and tubers and raising his off-springs. Women and men were equal in terms of everything during those primitive, hunter-gatherer days. When does men started considering women as inferior to him? As far as my knowledge … Continue reading Why I’m a Feminist
This blog-post consists of my notes on a one day seminar titled Know More’18 conducted by esSENSE Global at PWD rest house, Ernakulam on 25th November 2018. Know more’18 started with Sajeevan Anthikad’s talk titled അറിയപ്പെടാത്ത സഹോദരൻ ഭാഗം രണ്ടു (Unknown Brother Part II) It was about the life and message of K. Ayyappan, a 20th … Continue reading Notes on Know More’18
This write up is based on the notes I have taken while I was attending a seminar called dot issue by Essense Global at Government Model Engineering College, Cochin on 3rd November 2018. The seminar moderated by Shahina Nafeesa, journalist and recipient of Chameli Devi Award was based on Indian constitution’s section 377 that deals … Continue reading 377 & beyond
EsSENSE, Freethinkers’ dairy is an Indian rationalist platform based in Kerala. It brings together rationalist speakers, writers, thinkers, activists, supporters, and well-wishers, with the goal of promoting rationalism and freethinking in Kerala and in the larger global environment. Through EsSENSE’s publications, e-magazines, seminars, online media, and other collaborative platforms, they endeavor to develop rationalist thought, … Continue reading Impetus ‘18 – A Seminar on Rationalism, Atheism and Free Thinking by EsSENSE
EsSENSE, Freethinkers’ dairy is an Indian rationalist platform based in Kerala. It brings together rationalist speakers, writers, thinkers, activists, supporters, and well-wishers, with the goal of promoting rationalism and freethinking in Kerala and in the larger global environment. Through EsSENSE’s publications, e-magazines, seminars, online media, and other collaborative platforms, they endeavor to develop rationalist thought, … Continue reading Emerge ‘18 – A Full Day Seminar on Rationalism, Atheism and Free Thinking by EsSENSE
Deception is a combatant tactic used by military organizations all over the world. Deception tactics are chiefly deployed to mislead the enemy in order to win a war or conflict. Deception can be in the form of camouflage or any kind of psychological operations. In our world, if we closely observe, we can find that … Continue reading Our Deceptive World