Category Archives: morals

Why I am an Atheist

Beliefs make it easier to go through hardships, even make them pleasant. You go against popular feelings; you criticise a hero, a great man who is generally believed to be above criticism. What happens? No one will answer your arguments … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden’s Moral Courage

I have been to war. I have seen physical courage. But this kind of courage is not moral courage. Very few of even the bravest warriors have moral courage. For moral courage means to defy the crowd, to stand up … Continue reading

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Triple Standards

With the case of Tarun Tejpal exposed there was a media flurry for breaking the news to the audience. But it was a broken news, it did not need breaking. Though I am not against questions Mr. Tejpal, and some … Continue reading

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On Privacy…

Privacy protects us from abuses by those in power, even if we’re doing nothing wrong at the time of surveillance. Too many wrongly characterize the debate as “security versus privacy.” The real choice is liberty versus control. Tyranny, whether it … Continue reading

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Public decency and morality

This is what Supreme Court of India had to say when petition was filed to lift a ban in 1964 on Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence: It is convenient to set out s. 292 of the Indian Penal Code … Continue reading

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Gadkari Newspeak

“It’s not important how much money has been earned. It’s important how it has been put to use, whether it has been put to good use or not.” via Indian Express. Nitin Gadkari , the incumbent BJP president, is in … Continue reading

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बेशरम सुरेश कलमाडी

यावेळी कलमाडींच्या चेह-यावर आपण काही मोठे कर्तुत्व करून आलो आहोत आणि जमलेले लोक आपल्या स्वागतासाठीच आले आहेत असा भाव होता. via Maharashtra Times. आता काय म्हणायचे?

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Self – defence

It seems that the US has redefined the meaning of  word self defense. Look at this statement which came out after the last weeks news of  Obama uh… sorry! Osama raid in Paksitan Obama’s spokesman Jay Carney said while discussing … Continue reading

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Slumdog Oscarpati!!!!!!!!

Slumdog Oscarpati!!!!!!!!  Slumdog Oscarpati!!!!!!!!And the Oscar goes to ….. Slumdog Millionaire!!! Well finally it happened. A Oscar to a film made in India with all Indian actors. An when it rains here, it pours, literally. So when Uncle Oscar came … Continue reading

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Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development

Moral DevelopmentIn this article the Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development is discussed. Kohlberg’s theory is a direct continuation of the Piaget’s work on the same issues. Kohlberg’s methodology, and why he considers structure more important than content are discussed. The key … Continue reading

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