Wendy Doniger, a scholar-writer who says that she has studied and written about Hindu religion for over fifty years, once read out a passage from Valmiki Ramayan. Someone threw an egg, aimed at her face. He missed, naturally. Fanatics have poor aim. Penguin books have withdrawn the Indian edition of her book , The Hindus: An Alternative History" for fear of Hindu Taliban. Penguin has withdrawn the book, they would be pulping all of its copies in the next six months. That promises a new bestseller for Amazon.com.
Month: February 2014
ON QUININE AND A PRAYER
Medicine with prayer cures; prayer without medicine doesn't. Medicine without prayer also cures, yet prayer is a fix you can't do without.