Religion & Alcohol- An analogy

“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


Addiction & Brain, Treatment & Myths

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

Notes on Know More’18

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

377 & beyond

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

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 Impetus ‘18 – A Seminar on Rationalism, Atheism and Free Thinking by EsSENSE