What if after death you find God exists? Would you believe in him? As an atheist and humanist these are questions I often get from friends and always I answer them and it is kind of getting […]
It is sad to note how much people get fooled by those who claim to change things around by moving a few stones or drawing a few columns and by claiming to read the movement […]
The Popular thought is that the world is made up of atheists and believers; while that might be true, atheists can be of two types as well. Interestingly both have a big difference in how […]
How would study of religions be different if we take out God out of the equation? This poses two questions. Firstly why do you need it without God? And secondly why is religion relevant to be studied? Let me try to answer the second question first. The relevance of religion and beliefs in human civilization are so high that you can’t understand man without knowing what has over the years shaped his mind. From fears, to laws, to cultures to wars, religions have played a major role. The future is also much the same and we are seeing more and more people trying to identify them with religions and trying to communicate with others through it. This in due course can create a vast gap among people and if more people are open to learn religion in a new light the more things can get closer. I strongly feel that this would be a better solution that promoting an outright rejection of religion.
Now for the first question, when you remove God from the equation, the whole thing becomes a philosophy which can be
‘I need a priest’ said the Atheist. ‘Why’ the man asked. ‘God is on the phone’ said the Atheist ‘and I can’t understand him’
The world has been debating the existence for a long time and not just the existence, but also the form, powers and character of God and how you reach him or her. I have always […]