Renaming Victoria Terminus to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a Clear Message to…….

(Special troll.in post – PARODY) It is well established that renaming streets and places erases or expunges history. See here, here, here, here, here and here for think-pieces from intellectuals and experts in these matters that validate this claim. Renaming Victoria Terminus to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus therefore erases Queen Victoria, and by extension the British […]

Evidence, Logic and Reason: the Buddha and the Caste System

When we think of the Buddha, or Buddhism, the words and ideas that generally come to mind are: compassion, karma, nirvana, metta, meditation, religion, the Four Noble Truths and so on. Evidence, logic and reason do not figure in this list, yet the Buddha used these to great effect in his teachings. His arguments against […]