Aishwariya & Ramprasad Marriage ceremonies and rituals, though based on the common religious percepts are different for different castes in India. It is also different for the same cast living in different parts of the country not only based on the Veda or Sutra they belong but also due to customs that the community has adopted. I will list out and describe the various rituals … Continue reading My Engagement
I was browsing through Star Wars posts as a nerd does when I came across this image of anon harassment. Normally the malicious words of immature internet users do not phase me. But for some reason this line of threats inspired me to speak out on a very important subject. This pattern of misdirected anger and zealous vindication is something that pervades our every day … Continue reading Anger & Vindication
Now marriage is a controversial topic not just in a new age community but in the world at large. Some people see it as a beautiful expression of love and some see it as an archaic restriction. So who’s right? The drive to pair up with someone is embedded in our DNA. It ensures the survival of our species on both a mere procreational level … Continue reading Is marriage in alignment?
Asking Question is what makes you…. you. Question people. Question what people tell you. Question what people teach you. Question God. Question the God that people say exists. Question the God that human kind created. Question the books. Question the media. Question the internet. Question your family. Question so you can learn what YOU truly believe. Don’t follow someone blindly just because they told … Continue reading Questions and The Doubts
I know what I am. I am the blackness from which all light shines. I am the void which gives birth to all form. I am the eternal constant of impermanence. I am the self that reflects the other. I am the breath of the cosmos, the emissary of divinity. Proxy eyes by which the all can see. I am the instrument of creation by … Continue reading I know what I am.
Yes, dear readers, it’s been an auspicious day. This very blog–Too Much Too Soon reached the lofty goal of 1,000 followers! I was planning a big blog party when I reached 1000 followers. Well, the milestone has come and gone. I decided against the celebration for a couple of reasons. How much partying can my blog followers stand? One can take a good thing too … Continue reading 1000+ Followers – Cause for celebration? Maybe not!
Why the hate for nature in the West? What drives us to log the Amazon, to carpet the terrain with concrete? Well I think it has a little something to do with our cultural heritage, the influence of the Abrahamic religious traditions on our culture and their basic conception of the nature of reality Western monotheism is based on a monarchical concept of cosmic governance, … Continue reading Western Mind and the Nature
Esteemed renaissance man and all around zetetic thinker extraordinaire Michael Behe, the mind behind the One True Theory of Life, the driving force behind his own embarrassment in Dover District and known around the world as the man who confused machinery with bacteria, has been getting a little airtime lately. Behe is perhaps most famous for his adherence to and evangelism of his pet theory, … Continue reading Unanswerable Question of “Why”? -Michael Behe
It seems to me that the fundamental assumptions of our systems of economy and sociality are at loggerheads with the most sophisticated science of today. We are, as a culture, of the opinion that we have struck ideological gold in a sense, that the current model of behavior is, due to unprecedented material output, a favorable and superior state of being to all other systems. … Continue reading Modern Living
We can define a hallucination, roughly, as a perception that exists in the absence of external stimulus and feels real. The question I’d like answered is, how do we determine that there is, in fact, a lack of external stimulus? We cannot reasonably assert that our ordinary waking consciousness is necessarily the broadest, most accurate lens through which one perceives the external world. The human nervous … Continue reading Consciousness, Hallucinations and the evolution of human perception