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    Re: Science and Religion in the Modern World

    There is less friction between science and Sanathana Dharma, in fact there is no need of any friction only but there are people who create friction unnecessarily.
    These are a whole group of people...
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    Re: Hinduism and Science - Cosmology

    @Touched by the Lord, I watched the same program a few days back and it was interesting.Infact I have been watching a whole series regarding reality,quantum world and cosmology

    From what I see, I...
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    Re: Speed of light...

    That depends on the speed which you travel, in any case,even if you do, it still remains a doubt if you can rewrite history

    Oh and recently there have been experiments conducted by a group of...
  4. Re: Do scientists sometimes hide what they find in the eye of the general public

    Wondermonk,I agree that science as well as scientists should be respected and honored for the efforts they take but the world scientists live are not just restricted to just scientists only, there is...
  5. Do scientists sometimes hide what they find in the eye of the general public

    Do you feel that scientists dont reveal much of what they discover?

    Scientists always talking about rationality,order and reason but when I looked at some of the programs in BBC related to quantum...
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    Re: Speed of light...

    Talking about thoughts travelling faster than light, as we know from quantum mechanics, a particle is able to be at two different places at the same point of time, so who knows , our dreams could...
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    Re: Quantum Mechanics

    Also, there is the measurement problem in Quantum Mechanics .The Shrodinger cat paradox

    A cat, along with a flask containing a poison and a radioactive source, is placed in a sealed box shielded...
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    Re: Quantum Mechanics

    Whether chemists and biologists like it or not,everything boils down to physics.All the processes,interactions of neurons,chemical reactions are all caused by interaction of atoms,electrons,and...
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    Re: Quantum Mechanics

    Light function both as particle or wave but cannot be both at the same time but here, when there is no measurement device(here its a detector)it acts as both while when there is measurement device,...
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    Re: Quantum Mechanics

    Quite true, on the other hand, if there is something that can travel faster than lighter it can go back in time!!!!
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    Quantum Mechanics

    I saw an interesting video from BBC on What is reality, a documentary which tries to put different scientific perspectives likes Quantum physics inorder to explain What is reality
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  12. Re: Consciousness : Scientific study of Consciousness and the "The Hard Problem"

    Saidova, I just saw the wikipedia on that movie, a lot of the rationalists( like James Randi )and scientists community have criticized that movie as "pseudoscience".They believe that although both...
  13. Re: Consciousness : Scientific study of Consciousness and the "The Hard Problem"

    Omni-Psyence , Thanks for the blog, I'll look into it... :)
  14. Re: Were our ancient civilizations more sophisticated than our

    Thats why I asked it in the Science section
  15. Re: Were our ancient civilizations more sophisticated than our

    I imply "complex or intricate, as a system, process,"
  16. Were our ancient civilizations more sophisticated than our

    There has been a lot of study of ancient civilizations by scientists and lot of the buildings constructed during those times have been considered as "Engineering marvels"

    A lot of questions have...
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    Re: Rationalist organizations like Nirmukta

    Probably,yeah, the effect of materialism has also showed upon me on the language that I use

    We own nothing!!!...not even our thoughts!!!
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    Rationalist organizations like Nirmukta

    What do you think about the emergence of many rationalist organizations like Nirmukta whose sole ambition is to wipe out Hinduism

    This is their website : www.nirmukta.com/

    They go on about...
  19. Re: Were Dalits really discriminated by Brahmins as many claim

    Yeah, I agree with you on that point that there might have been a discrimination but that is not something that was done only by brahmins.At this point, I must say that there is a still a lot of...
  20. Prahlad Jani : Man(Yogi) who can lived without food or water(has lived for 70 years)

    Here is a small briefing about this guy

    There is an 82 year old man called Prahlad Jani who considers himself and having lived for 70 years without food or water

    Skeptics wanted him to observed...
  21. Thread: Dawkins

    by The Occult
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    Dawkins

    What do you think about Richard Dawkins,the hardcore atheist

    I have seen some of the programs where he tries to investigate the the beliefs and methodology behind religions and "supernatural" work...
  22. Re: Do you agree that the concept of corruption was introduced by Britishers

    Little Corruption?.... yes,they dont have much coirruption, tolerant society?..I'm not sure....I'm not sure if they're that tolerant with non whites.They still have that colonial mentality when it...
  23. Do you agree that the concept of corruption was introduced by Britishers

    I find it ridiculous to hear from foreigners when they say that "Corruption is a way of life in your country"

    Obviously, I have never heard of corruption in Indian history before the English rule...
  24. Re: Trying to oust Hindu Professor from Harvard

    Well, Subramanian Swamy just wanted straight talk, was pretty sick of beating around the bush.

    The thing is that most muslims dint initially object but thanks to our media.

    I dont think any of...
  25. Re: Were Dalits really discriminated by Brahmins as many claim

    Yeah, exactly,they called themselves Dalit Christians so that they can ask for reservation on the basis that they are "Dalit".It looks like it can happen only in India that way.




    Obviously,...
  26. Re: Were Dalits really discriminated by Brahmins as many claim

    Thats precisely why they do conversion because according to them only if a person beliefs in Islamic faith,they can be be accepted by God.Likewise for X-ity.Here in Santhana Dharma, one can even be...
  27. Re: Free Will, Determinism and Role of Consciousness

    LOL, I guess there is a little difference in what the westerners consider as "Consciousness" and what is told by our Hinduism.When they talk consciousness they about "I".So I guess they're making...
  28. Re: Consciousness : Scientific study of Consciousness and the "The Hard Problem"

    To Mana,

    LOL, What Chalmers is suggesting is that just like how we have the fundamental quantities in physics like light,heat it may require science to accommodate Consciousness as a fundamental...
  29. Re: Free Will, Determinism and Role of Consciousness

    Hmm....nice point , I was also thinking on the same line.No matter how much our subconscious minds initiate action, there is some difference between a conscious action and a mere reflex...
  30. Re: Free Will, Determinism and Role of Consciousness

    Hmm....First when I read it, it gave me an impression that you were an atheist and I felt "Ah I'm going to get blasted" but then it gave me a surprise relief when you were speaking for the...
  31. Free Will, Determinism and Role of Consciousness

    I came across an interesting video on the aspect of free will

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-i3AiOS4nCE

    Also read an article in wikipedia
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  32. Re: Consciousness : Scientific study of Consciousness and the "The Hard Problem"

    They dont agree with yoga or any of the practices of what they consider as "mystical".The methods of science are purely objective and how can something objective study something that's a subjective...
  33. Re: Consciousness : Scientific study of Consciousness and the "The Hard Problem"

    That's what Chalmers have been arguing with these materialists who deny that there is a non material medium in it.What he says is that they will keep showing that its a bunch of complex neurons ...
  34. Consciousness : Scientific study of Consciousness and the "The Hard Problem"

    Now, whatever has been told in our Hindu Philosophy has been examined by many of the scientists.They have begun to some what agree that there is some thing called consciousness that exists .
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  35. Re: Were Dalits really discriminated by Brahmins as many claim

    Hmm....By Cross checking with other sources of information and see if there is a consistency.

    However,if everyone is incorrect, then it may not be possible to know
  36. Were Dalits really discriminated by Brahmins as many claim

    This is a a very specific topic in the whole discussion of caste system

    We already know that Hinduism as a religion does not preach caste system.There are so many compelling evidences for that.So...
  37. Tantra Challenge between Sanal Edamaruku and Tantrik

    I came across a challenge posed by a Rationalist(Sanal Edamaruku) to a tantrik(black magician) to a claim that he can kill him in 3 minutes.The challenge was aired on India TV where the tantrik tries...
  38. Are Tantra really powerful or is it a placebo

    When I say placebo,it means that it just helps you "feel" a particular way(negative or positive).Like say when you do a tantric ritual for well being,you tend to feel that you're getting better even...
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    Pseudo secular Indian media

    What do you think about the pseudo secular Indian media


    Here is some truth about some of 'em

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCEO4Rw9Zd8
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    Is it paradoxical to say "I dont exist"?

    Is it paradoxical to say "I dont exist" since when you say "I", it represents mere existence and when you say "dont exist" it means "Mere existence dont exist" but in the beginning you have asserted...
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    Persecution of Buddhists by Hindus

    Hi folks ,I came across a video which seems to claim that Hindus persecuted Buddhists which led to fall of Buddhism

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmCgdQ5xGZk

    I would like have your thoughts on...
  42. Re: Bhaghavad Geeta All Chapters Complete Talks in English By Swami Paramarthananda

    Apparently, he is my parents guru.They have always been telling me how they have been lucky enough to find the apt Guru

    I have been having this doubt on Varna system for a very long time and it...
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    Re: Bhagavad Gita: Varna system misunderstanding

    I agree with Tat Vam Asi

    Varna is based on three aspects
    1.Charecter(Guna)
    2.Occupation
    3.Jati(Birth)

    Based on these aspects, the terms Brahmana,Kshatriya,Vaishya and Shudra are defined...
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    Re: Maya and Matrix

    Hmmmm... Interesting points there.Sanjaya,like you said, there are a lot of Christian story in it.I always felt that it looks like a Biblical story with Hindu philosophy.Calling Neo as the "One" and...
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    Maya and Matrix

    Do you find similarities between the movie matrix and Hinduism

    There are a lot of similarities between the concept Maya and Matrix


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqNXL-1rw2s&NR=1
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  46. Sticky: Re: New Folks ... Some Core Ideas for HDF

    Thank you for the information, Sir

    I'll use it to improve the quality of my posts in future
  47. Poll: Was Hinduism originally a Tantric religion

    Here is a link that I got to see from a wen site which seem to suggest that Hinduism was originally a Tantric religion but later on transformed as a Vedic religion
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  48. Thread: HI Everyone

    by The Occult
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    HI Everyone

    Hello Folks,

    I'm "The Occult".I have just recently joined this form.I found this place when I was trying to research on Varna system misunderstanding in Gita where I saw a an intellectual argument...
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