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by nandu
Tue Sep 08, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Mythology and Religion: In The News
Replies: 1052
Views: 49927

The traditional Left is dead... through compromise. :(
by nandu
Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Mythology and Religion: In The News
Replies: 1052
Views: 49927

The Power of Myth - Marxists in Kerala turn to Krishna!

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/ ... nmashtami/

Nandu.
by nandu
Sat May 30, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Free Will
Replies: 2783
Views: 114441

Roncooper wrote:The intellect must serve the king. None of this unauthorized thinking. The intellect must deny it's own reality and it's own path. It must be part of the machine.
That is not the argument against Free Will, Ron.
by nandu
Tue May 26, 2015 6:20 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Free Will
Replies: 2783
Views: 114441

I agree that Free Will is a matter of definition.
by nandu
Mon May 25, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Free Will
Replies: 2783
Views: 114441

Rom, I was not able to post, and tried multiple times. Hence the three posts. The VSI (Very Short Introduction) series is excellent - the only problem is it presents only one side of the debate. BTW, you can read my views on a similar book on consciousness by Susan Blackmore on the link below: https...
by nandu
Sun May 17, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Free Will
Replies: 2783
Views: 114441

Hello. I have been AWOL from this site for some time.

The following is a very interesting short book;

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/176904.Free_Will

You can find my review of the same here:

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1 ... tion=false

Cheers!
Nandu
by nandu
Sun May 17, 2015 6:07 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Free Will
Replies: 2783
Views: 114441

Hello. I have been AWOL from this site for some time.

The following is a very interesting short book;

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/176904.Free_Will

You can find my review of the same here:

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1 ... tion=false

Cheers!
Nandu
by nandu
Sun May 17, 2015 6:06 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Free Will
Replies: 2783
Views: 114441

Hello. I have been AWOL from this site for some time.

The following is a very interesting short book;

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/176904.Free_Will

You can find my review of the same here:

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1 ... tion=false

Cheers!
Nandu
by nandu
Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: General Crosstalk - A Spot for the Odd Comment
Replies: 1992
Views: 85515

Actually, I found out today that someone's math was a tad off and Bob turned 69, not 70. But I'm sure you wishes are just as potent and we'll do it all again next December 16th. lol Cheers, Clemsy According to Kerala custom, the 60th and 84th birthdays are celebrated with great fanfare. 84 years is...
by nandu
Wed Jan 07, 2015 12:34 pm
Forum: Mythos: For the Creative Community
Topic: The Writing Life
Replies: 91
Views: 18694

Thanks, James. :)

I need to find some group who will stage it: I have some very limited experience in doing short skits. But this will require major efforts in lighting and sound mixing.

We have drama enthusiasts here - we will try to work something out.

Nandu.
by nandu
Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:06 pm
Forum: Mythos: For the Creative Community
Topic: The Writing Life
Replies: 91
Views: 18694

Thanks, Carmela.
by nandu
Tue Jan 06, 2015 4:29 am
Forum: Mythos: For the Creative Community
Topic: The Writing Life
Replies: 91
Views: 18694

I just finished writing a play, based on the character of "Shikhandi", a eunuch, from the epic Mahabharatha . I have used a dramatic situation to highlight the impotent nature of modern society to crimes against humanity. Myths are such a treasure. The framework is already there: you only have to fl...
by nandu
Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:10 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: On Consideration of the New Year
Replies: 70
Views: 7462

It's foggy here in Abu Dhabi.

It seems that we have all become English, discussing just the weather. ;)

Nandu.
by nandu
Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: On Consideration of the New Year
Replies: 70
Views: 7462

The New Year has arrived in Abu Dhabi.

HAPPY NEW YEAR, everybody!

Nandu.
by nandu
Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:22 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: When God was a Woman
Replies: 2
Views: 843

In chapter 3 now. Ms. Stone has done an exhaustive review of Middle Eastern, Babylonian, Egyptian and Mediterranean archaeological writings (she has not reviewed any myths yet, other than passing references) to demonstrate what is common knowledge now, but must have been explosive in 1976 when the b...