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Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 19 2012

We can make the impossible possible if only we want it.

In some parts of the world impossible dreams came true. But in many parts of the world, women are still treated as slaves and sex objects. Women work much more than men but they are paid less. It’s an old film on women’s oppression. Times are gone, but women’s oppression are not gone.

Oct 19 2012

Men kill women for dowry and sons in India!

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Woman and her baby daughter were burned alive by her husband and in-laws for dowry and a son. A 25-year-old BTech graduate Pravartika Gupta and her baby daughter were allegedly burnt alive by her husband and in-laws at Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar area. In a country where 8,000 women are killed each year over dowry and …

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Oct 19 2012

”As religion declines, we are becoming ever more civilized”.

Evolutionary science shows we do not need religion to have order and even courtesy in relationships. True. But the statement like ‘male generally provides protection and food. Male and female have very different genetic interests. Male persuades lots of female to mate with him. Female persuades one male to be loyal and faithful to her …

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Oct 18 2012

Madanjeet Singh, a great secular humanist donated one million U.S. dollars to women’s education.

Madanjeet singh, the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and the Founder of the South Asia Foundation is one of the greatest secular humanists of our time. An attack on Malala Yousafzai prompted him to donate one million U.S. dollars to women's education and empowerment.

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Oct 17 2012

Some female leaders!

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Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. – Robin Morgan Female political leaders are not different from male political leaders in South Asia. Their acts are not less misogynistic than male leaders. Like male leaders they have no agenda to change patriarchal structure of society, or to get rid of anti-women laws, or to fight …

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Oct 16 2012

Goodbye dear primates!

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Today's news : Twenty-five species of primate are now close to extinction, according to a report released at the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity. Pygmy Tarsier Nine originate from Asia, six from Madagascar, five from Africa and five from the Neotropics. Some are appallingly close to the brink, such as the Pygmy Tarsier (Tarsius pumilus) …

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Oct 15 2012

Come what may, I will never surrender my ‘weapon’.

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Oct 15 2012

How does it feel!

As if it was me, not Felix Baumgartner. As if I jumped from space. As if it was me who floated for two hours in a capsule towed by an enormous helium balloon before leaping from 128,000ft – almost four times the height of a cruising passenger airline. I was feeling cold, I had fear …

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Oct 14 2012

We ate Pandas

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Once upon a time we ate Pandas. We are now desperate to save Pandas. We have evolved.

Oct 14 2012

Malala and Taliban

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