Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
My Stories
Perennial insights of Shakespeare Shakespeare (1564?-1616), inimitable in so many ways, is said to have died on his birthday, 23 April, 400 years ago.
Unconsciousness & knowing can’t coexist What is the role of consciousness? How can it change our life? How can we consciously live and tra­nsform our surroundings.
Black and white of morality Would you kill one innocent person to save five? Choose your answer wisely: your popularity may depend on it.
The dangers of curiosity We regard curiosity as positive and a powerful motivator.
Promoting religious literacy Recently the prestigious Harvard University has launched free online cla­sses to promote religious literacy in our contemporary times.
Own experiences, not just things A 20-year study conducted by Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at Cornell University, reached a powerful and straightforward concl­usion: don’t spend your money on things.
Negative spirituality leads to more pain Negative spiritual beli­efs are associated with more pain and worse ph­ysical, mental health, a recent scientific study has found.
Here's how stories can liberate us Sometime we wonder if we aren’t doomed “to eternal indifference to the human beings who suffer” by our own callous attitude. Science offers us a modicum of hope on the subject.
What do our souls deeply long for? What do we deeply long for? And what is our soul’s deepest yearning?
Collective decision making is important Human beings are able to make both individual and collective decisions that affect the destiny of a community.