The American Guilt Syndrome

The subconscious mind of a victim of heinous crime often responds to the trauma by developing a Victim’s Guilt Syndrome, which is a psychological defense mechanism to stop having to deal with an external adversary. This is accomplished by internalizing the adversary within the victim’s own notion of selfhood. For instance, rape victims are often More...

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By rajivmalhotra On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Should we support “LIBERAL” Muslims?

I am responding to numerous requests to give my views on Tarek Fatah. I want to first examine Benazir Bhutto and Fareed Zakaria, both well-known liberal Muslims. This gives insights into other liberal Muslims. Bhutto More...

By satchitananda On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The confused Modern Hindu

A proper diagnosis is essential for a correct prognosis and treatment. Swami Chinmayananda reinterpreted this ailment afflicting the Hindu masses as the Arjuna disease.  A few years after this initial prognosis, More...

By hinduismnow On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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The Asymmetric Dialog Of Civilizations

The History In contrast with the clash of civilizations now being popularized, I would much rather propose a dialog among them. But what are the historical reasons for lack of this dialog, and what prevents More...

By hinduismnow On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Yoga: Freedom From History

When I first moved to the United States 4 decades ago, I was struck by the efforts made by individuals, civic societies and the American government to instill in Americans a strong historical identity. Secular More...

By rajivmalhotra On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Stereotyping Hinduism In American Education

This essay is based on an inquiry in which I wondered why: Hindu kids and even adults in America are apologetic about their religion, generally preferring to distance themselves from it and keep quiet about More...

By hinduismnow On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Ours is the only philosophy that we dance : In Conversation with Sonal Mansingh

There is nothing equivalent to kavya in the Abrahamic relogions. That is because liturgy is, for the most part, disconnected from the performing arts. There is no equivalent Jewish, christian or Islamic dance, More...

By Moksha On Saturday, November 12th, 2016
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The Angry Hindu: The New Face of Hinduism

The Hindu is angry and rightfully so. For a thousand years we have been oppressed and tortured and discriminated against – both by enemies from outside who are relentless in their ruthlessness and cunning-ness More...

By J. G. Aroraa On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Stop this shocking discrimination against Hindus

Literally, the word “secular” means worldly as against religious. Historically and politically, the term “secularism” implies separation of state and religion, and non-discrimination on grounds of religion; More...

By Moksha On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016
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The Muslim Takeover of West Bengal: The American Thinker

This article by activist and freelance journalist Janet Levy explains clearly the process of Islamisation and how it is happening in West Bengal.  “At partitioning, the Muslim population of West Bengal More...