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hindu
I have attended the Parliament of Religions:
Never
I have come to PeaceNext looking for:
interreligious exploration
I am inspired by:
J. Krishnamurti and Sri Ramana Maharshi.
My favorite spiritual places:
Tiruvannamalai.
About Me:
42, married, one child.

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Dawkins' Evolutionary Atheism Reveals the Unconscious Influence of Intellectual Imperialism

Posted on December 25, 2009 at 11:00pm 4 Comments

There's an interesting post at Neuroanthropology:- Richard Dawkins on ‘Elders’.



It is about Richard Dawkins, and how his brand of atheism is distasteful even as his version of evolution is not hundred percent accurate. The author of the post is sympathetic to Dawkins, I think he admires him- what he objects to is Dawkins' manners, and his incomplete version of evolutionary… Continue

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At 12:18am on December 25, 2009, Rosemary said…
Thank you so much for your recommendations and for your Christmas wishes. I shall look out for Thiru Thayumanavar's work especially and also that of Thiruvachagam. I have seen reference to both, but not read any of their work. I have also read some of Krishnamurti's and Sri Ramana Maharishi's work and anecdotes about them. What other philosophers do you read? With best wishes, Rosemary
At 4:49am on December 23, 2009, Rosemary said…
Thank you, Baskar, for your help a few days ago. I know something of Hinduism, having lived on the subcontinent for 3 years (not only in India itself). I have not studied Hinduism at all systematically, just as I talk to people, some reading of scriptures and textbooks. 'By chance', I bought an English-language copy of 'Garland of Grace' by Thiru Ramalinga Swamigal, which I found very moving. I would certainly like to visit Chidambaram if I ever return to India. With best wishes, Rosemary