Category Archives: Religion in General

The Shroud of Turin: Where should Research Lead?

This paper revisits the analysis of radiocarbon dates from the article published by Damon et al in the journal Nature in 1989. Arguing from a novel statistical point of view, the current analysis, within the confines of the data provided in their paper, further confirms their radiocarbon dates for the Shroud of Turin. It also finds the opposing argument that their result is untenable due to the shortcomings of sample selection arising from the localised heterogeneity such as invisible mending in the selected sample, to be highly unlikely 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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The Legacy of Sathya Sai Baba

The Legacy of Sathya Sai Baba is an article looking at the teachings and life of the Indian Guru- Sathaya Sai Baba from the authour’s personal point of view. It evaluates him as a spiritual leader who strive to convince the populace the importance of the unity of among the diversity of religions. Continue reading

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Has Islam again failed the moderate Muslims?

Life is something extremely precious and not to be treated with contempt and disregard. Every one of us loves our dear life and likes to see our kith and kin grow old with us. None of us are just there … Continue reading

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Religious Radicalism

It is a sad fact that many critics of religion take religious radicalism as a reason for spreading the message for religion free world. It is also a sad fact that few people use religion to motivate believers to kill … Continue reading

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