Day: January 5, 2013

Pragmatic Witness – A layman’s perspective on the turbulent times unfolding in America and around the World

33 Conspiracy Theories that are 100% True. . . click here for the 33 conspiracies: Plus attached JPEG of the American’s creed (winning entry by John Tyler Page in a national Creed contest in 1918)

Nanotechnology is the future: APJ Abdul Kalam

Source: The Hindu Convergence among multiple technological and scientific disciplines, coupled with making sustainable systems would define the “knowledge society” of the 21st century, the former President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, said here on Sunday. He was addressing students of the Indian Institute of Technology (Patna) during its first convocation programme. […]

Science’s Sacred Cows

Huff Post: Dave Pruett. The Church is convinced that there can be no real contradiction between science and faith. … It is certain that science and faith represent two different orders of knowledge, autonomous in their processes, but finally converging upon the discovery of reality in all its aspects… Given […]

Call for total gun ban up

Inquirer: “We thought these things happen only in the US. Now it’s starting to happen here.” The death of 7-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella by celebratory gunfire in Caloocan City on New Year’s Eve and the shooting rampage three days later in Kawit town in Cavite province that left eight people […]

A Hindu moment in Congress

USAToday January 3, 2013 Column: A Hindu moment for Congress Stephen Prothero9:09p.m. EST January 3, 2013 Hawaii’s Rep. Tulsi Gabbard was raised by Hindu mother and Catholic father. As a child she was exposed to New Testament and Hindu’s Bhagavad Gita. Her new colleagues should note Gita’s message of “selfless […]