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“പുറമെ നിങ്ങൾ നീതിമാന്മാർ എന്നു മനുഷ്യർക്കു തോന്നുന്നു; അകമെയോ കപടഭക്തിയും അധർമ്മവും നിറഞ്ഞവരത്രേ.?” (മത്തായി 23:28) തൊണ്ണൂറ്റിനാലു വയസ്സുള്ള ഒരു ക്രിസ്തീയ വിശ്വാസിയുടെ  മൃതദേഹം കഴിഞ്ഞ പത്തോ പതിനൊന്നോ ദിവസമായി സംസ്കരിക്കാന്‍ കഴിയാതെ അദ്ദേഹത്തിന്‍റെ ഭവനത്തില്‍ ഒരു മൊബൈല്‍ മോര്‍ച്ചറിയില്‍ സൂക്ഷിച്ചിരിക്കയായിരുന്നു. കായംകുളത്തിനടുത്തു കട്ടച്ചിറ എന്ന സ്ഥലത്തെ ഒരു ക്രസ്തീയ ദേവാലയത്തിലെ രണ്ടു ക്രിസ്തീയ വിഭാഗങ്ങള്‍ (ഓര്‍ത്തഡോക്‌സ് – യാക്കോബായ) തമ്മിലുള്ള തര്‍ക്കമായിരുന്നു ആ ശവ സംസ്കാരം സമയത്തു നടക്കാതെ പോയതിനു കാരണം. ഒടുവില്‍ ദേശീയ മനുഷ്യാവകാശക്കമ്മീഷന്‍റെ നിര്‍ദേശപ്രകാരം […]

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Some Bitter Truths on Soaring Fuel Prices

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.” ― Abraham Lincoln   There is this joke about a Christian priest. In the course of worship services, collection plates (or offertory bags) […]

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How the Church Used Deceit to Amass Wealth

“Their end is destruction, their god is their belly, and their glory is in their shame. Their minds are set on earthly things.”  – (Bible, Philippians 3:19) Jesus had commanded, “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal”, (Matthew 6:19). But the Catholic […]

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How the Clergy Conquered Christianity

“Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.”  ― Denis Diderot, French philosopher, art critic, and writer   As soon as Apostle Paul started establishing churches, people saw an opportunity to seize power and influence those churches for their personal profit. As time went on […]

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The Scary Tale of the ‘Ancient Mariner’

The long poem, ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ by English romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), tells a rather creepy story. A ship was caught in a storm and was carried to South Pole. Everyone on the ship died of thirst and hunger leaving just one seaman, the Ancient Mariner, alive. This man was […]

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What is the Jerusalem Issue?

“I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams”                                                                               […]

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The Murder of Grigory Rasputin

“Tsar of the land of Russia, if you hear the sound of the bell which will tell you that Grigory has been killed, you must know this: if it was your relations who have wrought my death then no one of your family, that is to say, none of your children or relations will remain […]

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Who Created the Universe?

“The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible“                                                                                         […]

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The Great Indian Demonetization Circus

“In the long run we are all dead” –      John Maynard Keynes The Prime Minister of India addressing the nation at 08.00 p.m. on 8 Nov 2016 made the historical announcement that from midnight that night the currency notes of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 denominations would lose its legal tender status except for specified transactions. 86% […]

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“I Was Only Taking Care of Animals”

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.” –      Dwight D. Eisenhower “What politics have you?” I asked. “I am without politics,” he said. “I am seventy-six years old. […]

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