This is my reply to the latest and  interesting comment I received to my  eight-year-old yet still widely read blog, Famous Astronauts and Good Faith. Comment: "today i read an article regarding the location of kaaba in mecca is conforming to the magic number or universal number or golden number or creator’s no of 1.618(fibonacci … Continue reading IS MECCA DIVINELY LOCATED?


Mr. Suraj Pal Amu has been offered virtual support by all the chief ministers of Indian states ruled by the Hindu-right BJP party, bossed over by the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi. The Hindu fatwa is on the producer-director and actors of a yet-to-be released film named Padmavati. Beautiful Padmavati of Rajastah folklore … Continue reading PADMAVATI – THE TRUE STORY


Who is responsible for the prevalent Islamophobia - the sporadic violence and murders in the name of Islam or historic Christian hatred of Muslims in general? Islamophobia means fear of Islam. This fear is real; it exists in places where Islam is the majority religion; also in places where the practitioners of the religion are … Continue reading ISLAMOPHOBIA – REAL AND SURREAL

Islam – A Religion of Peace?

My answer to What are some proofs that Islam is not a religion of peace? That is a strange question. When did Islam find peace since its inception? Islam was born in fratricidal battles within the tribes that lived around Mecca. The fights were intended to prevent people from worshipping the Gods of their choice and … Continue reading Islam – A Religion of Peace?

More Questions answered on atheism.

  1. As an atheist, what stops me from harming my neighbour when I am said to have no moral high ground from any so-called "Gods"? You are obviously no atheist; you are one of those who like to propagate that this is what atheists like to say. Atheists truly stand on a better moral high ground … Continue reading More Questions answered on atheism.

To what extent was Nazism influenced by atheism?

 First appeared in To connect Nazism with atheism is a priestly lie of inquisitional proportions. Adolf Hitler had made it very clear in his Mein Kampf that he was a Christian, that he wished for the unification of Catholicism and Protestantism. Goebbels was a self-proclaimed atheist, as are some conservatives in the UK and … Continue reading To what extent was Nazism influenced by atheism?


Beautiful Padmavati of Rajastah folklore is as much a historic fact as Shakauntala of Kalidasa was. The latter, at least, finds passing mention in the ancient epic, Mahabharata . Padmavati story has no such scriptural background. Padmavati, if you imagine that she existed, was neither a Rajput and, by being of non-Indian origin, nor a … Continue reading A HUNDRED MILLION FATWA FOR PADMAVATI

The Powerful Arguments of St. Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) was a great thinker, philosopher and a scholastic teacher. Scholasticism is critical thinking and debating religious issues as was practiced in the European Universities in the middle ages. it was not enough to prove that God existed by reading from a passage from the Bible. He had to prove the existence … Continue reading The Powerful Arguments of St. Aquinas