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The author is a Hindu-American living in the USA


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Artificial Intelligence: Boon or Threat?

Artificial Intelligence is a topic which evokes mixed reactions among people. Some consider AI to be a technological revolution which will solve all our problems and transform our planet into a veritable paradise. Others equate AI with robots courtesy of Hollywood movies; not good robots but rather exceedingly intelligent but evil and villainous robots with nefarious plans to wipe out the entire human civilization.

#Drishti matters .. a “dramatic” case study .. #TKTSKK

Abbakka Prerana Author Note: Some readers could infer that this piece is justifying dowry or lynching. This is , as i see it , the effect of the binary thinking that western universalism forces – respecting one God leads to disrespecting other gods and vice versa. Non-westerners also imbibe the western way of thinking through …

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Democracy in India—Its Foundation in Cultural Pluralism

Dr. Madan Lal Goel The success of democracy in India is frequently attributed to the British influence. Britain ruled India for some 200 years, roughly 1757 to 1947.  The British democratic influence is certainly there but so is the influence of the Indian tradition of debate, discussion and pluralism embedded in its culture. Britain ruled …

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Semiconductors, a window of opportunity – #WakeUpIndia

Chandramouli Soorian Executive Summary Technology war between US & China and export restrictions India projected as the new manufacturing hub Chips are the new oil China is only 5 years away from cutting edge Risk of China making a breakthrough India as a source of competitive R&D labour force Complementary to the allies in competing …

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Clash of Civilizations and Radical Islam

Dr. Madan Lal Goel Summary : The notion of a clash of civilizations has gained notoriety since the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City.  Professor Samuel Huntington has popularized this view: the coming global conflict will be among civilizations, not among political ideologies.  He identified eight major civilizations: the …

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Know Thy #CulturalTerrorist : Cultural Terrorism exposed

Team IK for Dr. B S Harishankar Cultural Terrorism : Conflicts and Debates on Cultural Pasts authored by Dr.B.S.Harishankar . The work  is published  by  Indus Scrolls Press  New Delhi (www.indusscrolls.com). The price of the book is Rs.350. 248 pages. The book has been recently released , by RSS Sarsangachalak , Bhagwat ji. Available on …

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A New Earth in the Making

Dr. Madan Lal Goel Author’s Note: This short essay is based on a talk given at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Pensacola, Florida. A New Earth is in the making.  Life will be radically different and better in future years than in previous centuries. The globe is being transformed as we speak.  Given here in summary …

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Sanskrit NonTranslatables –> Power of Knowledge deriving from “true” Meaning

Karthik Editors Note: The book Sanskrit Non-Translatables has gotten mixed responses esp. from the “scholars” and “experts”. That, it will help the sanatana civilization-al cause is of course understating its potential.That it could be a game changer for the “pop-expert” dialectic is also somewhat obvious. Its long term effects on videshi-drishti-driven sanskrit hermeneutics and on …

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Coward Hindus or Failed Islam in India ?

Dr. Madan Lal Goel Mahatma Gandhi once said: “Hindus are cowards and Muslims are bullies.” Many Hindus tend to accept this epithet. Nothing could be farther from the truth. In a civilizational war, Hindus stood their ground and did not succumb to Islam.  This short essay lays out an argument. Islam’s Rapid Expansion Islam may …

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Videshi scholarship mangles Ayurveda once more .. Disease Models are misinterpreted, mauled and misrepresented

Dr Priyanka Shandilya Editorial Note: This article is part of a Series on the purvapaksha of Western interpretations of Āyurveda. The claims and arguments made in the work “Models of Disease” , pre-print paper by Dominik Wujastyk are examined with the traditional drishti. Some of the important and essential “tools” of videshi scholarship, are “misinterpreting epistemology , mixing of vocabularies …

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