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Capital Punishment

I saw this post floating on my Facebook's newsfeed today. I am quite surprised and disturbed that even my friends who seem to be pretty educated are sharing this. I just want to suggest them don't react to your emotional biases rather know it, understand it and then respond intelligently.

Suppose this was just your opinion, but your opinion too should be an outcome of a rigorous thinking otherwise it's no use of calling yourself educated.
Before forming an opinion on giving the death penalty to any rape convict, do understand the meaning and idea of justice.
Your views must be supported by valid yet substantial arguments. Begin with some questions, like,  What are the various implications of the death penalty? Is capital punishment a just punitive action?
Don't be a judge. Don't form opinions too easily and too fast.

My views on Death Penalty are,
My mind is crystal clear there should be no death penalty. If required, it must only be pronounced on the rarest of th…
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Childhood Indoctrination

Childhood indoctrination is against scientific temperament. It is also against the justified freedom of religion as the freedom of religion is freedom of choice of any religion. The choice is a matter of conscience, but when we shove the religion down to the children's throat, we kill their choosing of faith as we have pushed it before they develop the decision making power. Childhood indoctrination is constitutionally as well as morally wrong.

When we indoctrinate a child with our idea of religion, we instil a seed of prejudice in them. With the time biases get stronger. So even if they grow up and become responsible for their choices and decisions, there is a very less probability that they would rethink their belief system and start making a new decision on religion and belief.

Now that we have already affected their decision-making capability concerning the religion we have violated their fundamental right to have freedom of conscience, freedom of faith and worship.

Misguiding Islam.

Zakir Naik with his apparent eloquence tries to convince that Islam is the only religion rest others are delusional(not getting into this debate). I am not a fan of Zakir Naik neither do I hate him. I am critical to whatever he enunciates. I am sceptical about any claims that he makes. So let's begin with understanding the problems associated with the Zakir Naik addressing people about Islam. He claims that most of the people including Muslims hardly understand about Islam. So he is endeavouring to bring the right concept and an exact interpretation of Quranic verses. While he asserts about the ignorance and illegitimate followers of Islam most Muslim people love his way of address. He tries to bust the myth regarding Islam and asks people to go for the real or authentic version of Quran as there are many mala fide versions are available in the open market. Even non-Muslims are often impressed by the pretentious eloquence and knowledge about the world religions. So candidly he pu…

Our criminality

When some girls are raped, sexually abused, physically exploited, and assaulted then only we realise the problem. Rapes are not happening for the first time, as if the whole mankind was unaware of this crime. It seems, it has just come in recently and we are all against it. Rapes were born with birth of culture. Rape, if you critically look at it, is very part of human culture it's just that we are identifying it now. We now condemn and criminalise rape that too only few forms of it. However, I am not interested to talk about rapes. What I want to say is that there are crimes continuously happening in our society. I am more interested to look at the crime and our attitudes towards it. If you see crime, then there are three people who are there at the crime spot. First, The criminal. Second, The Victim. Third, The others. Generally, when we speak of crime first two are always present but we append very less weightage to the third one, the others. Actually, this is the most signific…

धर्म के साथ मज़ाक नहीं...

ऐसा कहते हैं मेरे दोस्त। मेरे दोस्त जो किसी का मज़ाक बनाने से पहले, कोई नियम तोड़ने से पहले कभी ये नहीं सोचते की दूसरों पर उनकी हरकतों का क्या प्रभाव पड़ेगा। वो क्यों चाहते हैं कि मैं उन्हें समझूँ, उनके बारे में खयाल करूं। उनका ये मानना की धर्म से ऊपर कोई नहीं और धर्म का मज़ाक नहीं बनाया जा सकता बिल्कुल ही गलत और बेतुका है। क्योंकि जिस मॉडर्न लाइफस्टाइल में जीने का वो दावा करते हैं वो कभी न कभी किसी स्तर पर धर्म और संस्कृति को चुनौती दे कर ही इस अवस्था पर आया है।हर विचार की आलोचना की जा सकती, सबको आज़ादी है। जब हम समाज, राजनीति, विज्ञान, आदि के मुद्दों पर सवाल खड़े कर सकते हैं तो धर्म पर क्यों नहीं। अगर कोई धर्म को सवाल नहीं करना चाहता तो सिर्फ एक बेवकूफ इंसान है।

Scientific Democracy

Various issues of politics are derived from science. Issues that are directly related to the field of science. In today's scenario, politicians pick up the issues like nuclear research, environment, biotechnology, etc, which are the full time subjects of science, and try to politicize them. For personal benefits, they go against the welfare of public and scientific community. Rather, I think all this decision should be in the hands of a powerful yet responsible scientific community. A strong scientific democratic community has to be there so that issues won't be politicized anymore and science won't get in the hands of irrational buddies. 
Right from the bombs, artillery, weapons of mass destruction, they are produced in the labs of science but governments of the world have politicized them, proliferated its use against each other. They are also responsible for the rise of terrorism, which is empowered by the inventions of science. It's the high time that scientific com…

Not citizens but Goverments fight

It is conspicuous truth, perceptible everywhere, that we hate each other so much. In truth, Not we but our govts fight. They represent our nation internationally and their personal ego clash manifest into a conflict between nations, language, culture, people,etc.