Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
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It’s tough being true to oneself

To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight,” writes Mario Popova o

A dying wish that can’t be ignored

An interesting and challenging instance of suicide was reported on April 14, 2018.

Criticism & Cynicism

How do we find a balance between criticism and cynicism?

Can we outsmart smartphones?

Smartphones are an integral part of our lives, allowing us to stay always connected.

Can we outsmart smartphones?

Smartphones are an integral part of our lives, allowing us to stay always connected.

Atheism as another religion

The bestselling atheist author Richard Dawkins sent out a tweet warning those who might be rejoicing at the “death throes” of Christianity in Europe to remind them that “something worse” might be t

What really matters

For the millions of readers, Being Mortal,  by Atul Gawande, has opened new conversation about the ancient human question of death and what it might have to do with life.

The trick is to remain absolutely curious

Leading physicist and Italian author Carlo Rovelli,  has authored a fascinating book,  The Order of Time.  It  is about the history of our understanding of time.

The Limits of Science

Undoubtedly, science has been spectacularly successful over the past 500 years in its primary job of investigating how the natural world works.

The great unknowns in the universe

Are there limits to human knowledge? Philosophers and religious thinkers have long answered “yes” and then provided examples that turned out to be wrong.

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