Letter to a 'Gandhian Nation'

Letter to a ‘Gandhian Nation’

Sisters and brothers of India,   This is being written at a time when the highest office-bearers of our nation seem beholden to avowed Gandhians and at a time when a supposed latter-day Satyagraha is moving millions towards a revolution….

Hindu Extremists Celebrate Their Right To Be Offended

Hindu Extremists Celebrate Their Right To Be Offended

Millions of Hindu extremists and us Indian Atheists have something in common. We can all stand together and celebrate our civil-society-given right to be offended. For Hindu extremists, being offended is nothing new. This time the occasion is a woman…

Doing Little Things For The Children Of A Lesser God!

Doing Little Things For The Children Of A Lesser God!

The previous write up about the home for HIV positive children tugged the heart strings of many, many people. We have received donations from people from all over the world. When A.S.Vijetha, an engineer with ANZ Operations and Technology read…

Why The 'Word of God' To Us Seems Odd

Why The ‘Word of God’ To Us Seems Odd

The teachings of a recently deceased Indian preacher have been hailed as ‘inspirational to millions’, by spokespersons of the State as well as the mainstream media, and he has been encomiastically credited with being an advocate of ‘universal values’. Sympathizers of…

Indian Atheists FB Page Demographics - Sex, Age & Country/City Stats Update

Indian Atheists FB Page Demographics – Sex, Age & Country/City Stats Update

The Indian Atheists Page on Facebook provides to its administrators statistical data on Page usage and demographics. I have taken the demographics stats as they currently stand and am making this data available to the community. Sex-Ratio and Age :…

Labeling The Movement: 'Atheism' And 'Freethought' As Popular Brands

Labeling The Movement: ‘Atheism’ And ‘Freethought’ As Popular Brands

At the moment there is a poll on the Indian Atheists facebook page asking people to help choose the name (or rather, the taxonomic format) for the regional groups that have been created by us over the past couple of…

Common sense dancing

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. – William James For those who pride themselves in rigidity, perhaps this dance is a crime….