I wasn’t scared knocking on Mr. Griffin’s door despite of the rumors floating in the neighborhood about his sanity. In my opinion, he was neither insane nor mentally disturbed – only sad. Knocking on his door, I imagined Mr. Griffin’s well settled on his armchair by the fireplace with a copy of Illiad. In reality, … More The Time Machine
Alphabets & Zodiacs Curiosity can certainly take you to places. Just a couple of days back, I was researching on the origins of modern day alphabets. In particular, I was tempted to probe in the formation of the Semitic languages (Arabic, Hebrew etc) which sprang up from the Sumerian (Modern day Iraq) civilization predating even Egypt. … More The Sacred Geometry
The Lord Of the Flies is certainly NOT just a children book. It is a study in psychology and sociology marked by uncanny symbols with meanings meant to be deciphered in order to fully grasp the actual meanings of Golding’s work. How I Met Golding: The first book by Golding that I came across … More Lord Of The Flies (Book Review)
What Keynes did discover in the papers he acquired shocked him to the core and made him exclaim,”Newton was not the first of the age of reason, he was the last of the magicians” … More Isaac Newton: The Last of the Magicians!
I have been reading a lot of Templar literature these days owing to my interest triggered by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln’s The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail which is an anti-narrative about the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ as per the established orthodoxy while reveling startling fact about his family and his alleged progeny. One … More Knights Templar in Makkah
I did a blog post recently named, “Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Cultures” which traces the roots of the infamous Abrahamic sacrifice of his beloved son (Isaac according to the Bible and Ishmael as per the Islamic interpretation of the Quranic verses) to the fertility cults of the Near East as per John Allegro’s book, “The … More Abraham & Jephthah: A Tale of Two Sacrifices
Preface: I know it has been long, but I wanted to add some more details to this, keeping in view Freud’s very plausible arguments which he penned down in both Totem & Taboo and in Moses & Monotheism. “The strong male was the master and father of the whole horde, unlimited in his power, which … More Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Cultures