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Comparing Religions on Taleb’s Anti-Fragility Scale

This article explores various religions all over the world on the Taleb's scale of anti-fragility. It analyzes how systems which seem very strong in normal times, may actually be very fragile and thus just one crisis away from total collapse. The Prophetic Monotheistic Religions of Christianity and Islam seem to be fragile and heading to an unseemly collapse, while Sanatana Dharma might gain from this disorder, as it has always been decentralized and personalized, not depending upon State or central structures.

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Ambedkar and the Karna Syndrome

On this Ambedkar Jayanti, Ankit Sharma explains why Ambedkar remains a bone of contention in modern times. Comparing him with Karna, Sharma explains how it was his own personal experience which molded him and his experiences while growing up never left him. They had a deep imprint on his scholarship and this is clearly visible in his literature.

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Perversion of India’s Political Parlance

Who is a 'leftist' or 'rightist' or who is 'secular' and who is 'communal'? In this article, Sita Ram Goel deconstructs the political and academic jargon. In doing so, he explains how language is used as a political weapon. This article is a must read.

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Jizyah: The Fiscal Jihad

In this second part of the series on Jizyah, Dr. Harsh Narain, one of India’s finest historians of modern India tells us how Jizyah was nothing more than a means of fiscal Jihad, through which conversion to Islam was sought and encouraged by fiscally punishing the Hindus. This is an excerpt from ‘Jizyah and the Spread of Islam’.

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Jizyah: The Tax of being Non-Muslim

In this brilliant excerpt taken from ‘Jizyah and the Spread of Islam’, Shri Harsh Narain, one of the finest historians of modern India, tells us what Jizyah is, and what it means for the Hindus. The Muslim psyche is of a peculiar making, vis-à-vis its attitude towards non-Muslims. According to the Prophet, every child is born in Islam, but its parents make it a non-Muslim. The Qur’an also says that ‘the earth belongs to Allah. He causes it to be inherited by whom of His Servants He will’. On the basis of it all the Prophet rules that all land belongs to God or himself, the natural corollary being that all land belongs, through God and the Prophet, to the Muslims.

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The Origin and the Use of Image in India – Part 1

In this excerpt from the book “Transformation of Nature in Art” by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, he explores the conception of Art in India. He analyzes icon worship in India and explains how the Hindus conceive divinity and how they worship it. He also analyzes the hypocritical attitudes of Christianity and Islam who blame Hindus of being superstitious.

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Islam according to Indian Secularism

This is part 8 of the earlier article On the Nature of Islam. This is a tract written on the Nature of Islam in context of the rising Islamic terrorism the world over in 2002. This article discusses how Indian Secularism lies about Islam and how it affects the future of India and humanity. They are ultimately primed for conversion to Islam. Note: Krishnaswami is a penname of an author, who for more spiritual than political reasons, shall remain anonymous.

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Muslims on Islam

This is part 7 of the earlier article On the Nature of Islam. This is a tract written on the Nature of Islam in context of the rising Islamic terrorism the world over in 2002. This article discusses what free-thinking Muslims think about Islam. They are ultimately primed for conversion to Islam. Note: Krishnaswami is a penname of an author, who for more spiritual than political reasons, shall remain anonymous.

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Islamic Theology – The Root of Islamic Fundamentalism

This is part 6 of the earlier article On the Nature of Islam. This is a tract written on the Nature of Islam in context of the rising Islamic terrorism the world over in 2002. This article discusses the theological foundations of Islamic fundamentalism. They are ultimately primed for conversion to Islam. Note: Krishnaswami is a penname of an author, who for more spiritual than political reasons, shall remain anonymous.

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On Dhimmis – How Islam Treats Hindus

This is part 5 of the earlier article On the Nature of Islam. This is a tract written on the Nature of Islam in context of the rising Islamic terrorism the world over in 2002. This article discusses the legal status of Hindus in an Islamic state and how many disabilities they endure. They are ultimately primed for conversion to Islam. Note: Krishnaswami is a penname of an author, who for more spiritual than political reasons, shall remain anonymous.

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