Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
My Stories
Moving towards mysticism Science has not replaced religion, nor does it have the potential to do so. Science and religion are different ways of knowing and experiencing: objective and subjective; ascending and descending.
Is religion primitive science? Is religion in fact “primitive science”? Many scienti­sts tend to see it that way!
Public philosophy and public welfare Public philosophy’ is philosophy meant for the co­mmon people. It demands research collaborations between academics and non-academics and strengthens the capacity of non-academics.
Where knowledge is priceless He cracked his medical exams at the age of 16 and went on to become a junior resident doctor at AIIMS. At 22, he cracked the civil services entrance exams to become an IAS officer.
More real than the reality Virtual reality (VR), a te­chnology that offers an un­imaginably altered state of human consciousness, is getting more and more real. In fact, so­me will say, more real than reality itself.
Human brain and core-values Everyone has at least a few non-negotiable valu­es.
Only unconditional love can bring change An old story, written by anonymous author, that has become classic is wor­th reproducing. A soldier who was finally coming home after having fought in Vietnam.
If you want to save your soul, lose it The Wisdom of Insecurity is a book, which explores the idea of reversed effort: “Whoever would save his soul shall lose it.” Its author Alan Watts is a philosopher best known for interpreting and popu
How to let time breathe in our lives Time is the greatest modern scarcity.
Anxiety and the sixth sense theory A new study has found that being anxious could, in fact, be be­neficial in dealing with crisis.