Environment: Human life faces extinction

 Ginormous asteroid, PSI, biosphere, Jared Diamond, Amazon rainforest, Easter Island, Roman Empire, Environment Protection Agency, Matt Gaetz, Levant
Humanity has put itself at great risk

Figuratively speaking, a ginormous asteroid is hurtling to a cataclysmic rendezvous with earth, but we are not supposed to notice.

US has lost Middle East war for good

Ruhollah Kohmeini, Jimmy Carter, Great Satan, Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein, Fulda Gap,  Navy’s Fifth Fleet in Bahrain, Osama bin Laden, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Chalmers Johnson, Gulf War, General David Petraeus, William Butler Yeats, Nouri al-Malika, AQI, Bashar al-Assad, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Hippocratic Oath, Einstein, ISIS. Raqqa, caliphate, Greater Middle East,
US Middle East policy a colossal failure

Nearly a century earlier, Britain had formed Iraq from three separate Ottoman imperial provinces -- Baghdad, Basra, and Mosul.  The 2003 invasion blew up that synthetic state, held together first by British overlords and then by Saddam’s brutal dictatorship

And you thought Russia is aggressor

Segei Lavrov, Rex Tillerson, G20 summit, Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine. Georgia, European Union, Putin, FSB, Maidan, Yanukovych, Kremlin, Kiev, Syria, Alepoo, military bases
Russia a victim of propaganda 

There was nothing particularly noteworthy about Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's first meeting with U.S.

Disorder and its role in Hinduism

Chaos, Order, Vedas, Upanishads, Being Different, Rajeev Malhotra, Genesis, Greek, Western mythology, Hebraic, Prajapati, sura, asura, diti, aditi, sat, asat, jami, Pancavimsa Brahmana, prthak, nantva, bandhuta, Samudra-manthan, kashyapa, Serpent, Cosmic creation, mountain, nectar, amrut, poison, nectar, Hymn of Creation, Rig Veda, Agni, Soma, Varuna, Holi, Ritam, Vishnu,  Brahma, Shiva, Lord Krishna, aisvarya, amdhurya-bhava
Being Different: A must-read book for all Indians by Rajiv Malhotra

(Chaos is an integral part of Vedas, Upanishads and the vast canon of classical writing in Sanskrit.

Padmavati: History as per se Times of India

 Times of India, Romilla Thapar, Irfan Habib, English mainstream media, AMU, Delhi University, Left-Congress, Saraswati River, Aryans, Dravidian, Sanskrit, Vedic literature, Kalinga War, Ashoka,  Mohanjodaro, Harappa, Kalibangan, Hanumangarh, Rakhigarhi, Itihasa, Rishis, Yogis, Smriti, Shruti, Hindusim, Abrahamanic religions, Judaism, Islam, Christianity, West, Akhlaq, Rohith, BJP workers, Padmavati, Khilji, Kamala Devi, King Ramachandra, Devagiri, Amir Khusro, Khazain-ul-Fatuh, Jazia Tax, Malik Kafur,
Let's know first what's History

My first instinct on reading this Times of India (29.1.2017) headline was that the likes of Romilla Thapar and Irfan Habib have been pressed into service by

What’s this “alternate view” Mr Bhansali?

Sanjay Leela Bhansai, Alternate View, Cinema, Freedom of Express, Malik Mohammad Jayasi, Padmavat, Alauddin Khilji, Rani Padmini, Chittor, Rajasthan, Maharana Pratap, Karni Sena, Bollywood, Fatwa, AR Rahman, Jallikattu, BakrEid, MF Hussain, Charlie Hebdo, Goondagardi
What did you research Mr Bhansali?

"Alternate View par thappad nahin lagta sahib, Double Standard par lagta hai"

We must know the enemy within, called Media

New York Times, Trump, Fake News, Conspiracy Theory,  Iraq’s WMD, Syria, Washington, State Department, Ukraine, Russia, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Vietnam War, Hubert  Humphrey, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, October Surprise, Iran-Contra, George H.W. Bush, The Washington Post, Nicaraguan Contra, CIA, White House, Associated Pess, Brian Barger, Gary Webb
The enemy called Media which doesn't  want us to see or say the truth

It’s time the masses realize the enemy within us: The Mainstream Media which is nothing but a propaganda tool of the elites.


Jallikatttu: Nehru on mind of a judge

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, gaols, prisoners, judges, Sing Sing Jail, New York Prison, George Bernard Shaw, Thomas Mott Osborne, Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu
Pt. Nehru found judges too cold-blooded

With protests in Tamil Nadu over SC activism, it's time we look back at how Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru viewed judges in their all-powerful role.


How we mistake Real as Fake News

Imperialists, fake news, West, European empires, US Empire, Cambodia, Cuba, Rwanda
How Humanity is made to fall in line

The press, mass media, gained mastery in saying nothing, addressing nothing, criticizing nothing related to the plunder of the world

The Great Void: How we got here

Berlin Wall, Donald Trump, Cold War, Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet Union, Military Industrial Complex, John F. Kennedy, Age of Great Expectations, White House, Roosevelt, Reagan, Great Depression of 2008, George W. Bush, Trump Tower, 9/11, birtherer, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, nihilism, Hillary Clinton,  Berine Sanders, Vermont,  ne plus ultra, Gui generic, de rigueur
The US we know is over

The fall of the Berlin Wall in October 1989 abruptly ended one historical era and inaugurated another. So, too, did the outcome of last year’s U.S.