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The website aims to show the possible origin of religion through a ‘uniquely’ human process which has links to the seclusion of girls at puberty. It also advocates the view that the Paleolithic Venus figurines are related to these puberty rites and hence, the prehistoric Venus figurines may carry a much larger meaning. Thus, Religion is something more than a throwback from our animal past.

Memory, Consciousness and “Proof of Heaven” by Eben Alexander

During my Christmas Holidays, I enthusiastically read the book “Proof of Heaven” by Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon, (Pan Macmillan Australia, 2012).  This book having been on the bestseller list, despite what its title says, does not provide even an inkling … Continue reading

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Farming and Seclusion of Girls at Puberty

Looking at some criticisms on Seclusion of Girls at Puberty Continue reading

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The Ancient Coins in Arnhem Land Expedition

About “the Ancient Coins in Arnhem Land Expedition” Continue reading

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Were Baijini from India?

Were Baijini from India? This is a cursory look at the question asked in the internet searches Continue reading

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Do the estimated admixture times confirm the proposed Holocene Gene flow from India to Australia?

Arachige, Darshi, Do the Estimated Admixture Times Confirm the Proposed Holocene Gene Flow from India to Australia? (March 10, 2013). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2231116 Abstract  This paper argues that the current estimates for the time of influx of Indian genes … Continue reading

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From Eros to Gaia by Freeman Dyson, Penguin Books, 1992

These are some thoughts on From Eros to Gaia by Freeman Dyson, Penguin Books, 1992 Continue reading

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Antiquity of Secluding Girls at Puberty

In this article, it is pointed out that the seclusion of girls at puberty could have existed for more than 40,000 years. The more likely mechanism of diffusion of the ideas around seclusion was the migration of our ancestors not the cultural transmission itself. The customs of Australian Aboriginal people provide a window into the past and some basis for fathoming the antiquity of the girls’ puberty rites. Continue reading

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The Venus: Looking at two recent articles

This post looks at two recent articles on the Venuses. Continue reading

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A short note on Remembered Present and failures of our reasoning

A recent incident that had a profound impact on me forced my hand to write the following post. To borrow a phrase from a well-known writer, I am trespassing, as I often do, on the territories of the specialists.  However, … Continue reading

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thelureofnoma.com and the interest in seclusion of girls at puberty

Seclusion of girls at puberty has been a topic which was discussed in Western literature for more than a century. Similarly, Palaeolithic Venuses have been a hot topic in many fields of study for a long time. Towards the end … Continue reading

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