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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.

Imagined Orders, Chains of Memories and Biographical Existence: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harrari, Harvill Secker, London 2014

This is a review of A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harrari, Harvill Secker, London 2014. This review discusses about Imagined Order, Autobiographical, Biographical and Historical Existence. Continue reading

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A Short Note on Paradoxes Associated with Venus Figurines

In this note few common paradoxes about the Paleolithic figurines and Cave paintings will be discussed and the reconciliation of these seeming paradoxes within the seclusion-of-girls-at-puberty framework is discussed. (Please note that this is the version updated on 7/8/2016) Continue reading

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The Constructal Law, Feedback Mechanism in Evolution and the Challenge of Selfish Genes – An Opinion

I stepped into a little bookstore to buy a book to read on the train.  The choices were very limited. After tossing a few eye-catching titles up in my mind I finally decided to buy one of them. That book … Continue reading

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Reflections on Palaeolithic Cave Art, Girls at Puberty and the origin of Religion

The Lure of NOMA now available at The Lure of NOMA: On the Elegance of Religion – Kindle edition by Arachige, Darshi. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com. (Page updated with the above advert on 8/06/2021) Abstract It is … Continue reading

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Punctuated Equilibrium, Gradualism and Hominid Cranial Capacity Data

Arachige D (2015) An Analysis of Hominin Cranial Capacity Data Using Simulations. Anthropol 3: 157. doi: 10.4172/2332-0915.1000157 Arachige, Darshi, Simulation-Based Analysis of Hominin Cranial Capacity Data (July 20, 2014). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2531589 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2531589 What did the reviews say? … Continue reading

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Language Instinct, Elephant’s Trunk and Spandrels

This is a personal opinion about Prof. Steven Pinker’s book ‘The Language Instinct’. Even though it is an excellent read, the authour of this review has some reservations about some views expressed in the book. Continue reading

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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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