Positive Attitude Helps Beat Cancer

Meeting Ashok Bhargava,on right, after a couple of months was like welcoming a combating soldier returning home from a winning battle. Ashok, a long-time friend, is back on the track of his active and scholarly life after going thru several chemos for the treatment of his lymph cancer. Whereas, the doctors attending on him had their own tools and expertise to handle an army of cancerous cells, Ashok’s only weapons to defeat the dreadful attacker were his extremely positive attitude along with pleasant and charming nature. Ashok is a writer and poet par excellence both in Hindi and English. He … Continue reading Positive Attitude Helps Beat Cancer

Past, Present And Future

By Promod Puri “The past is history, future is mystery, but today is a gift……”, stay in the present and enjoy the moments. These are some of the many favored in-vogue quotes. The popular quotations or advisories suggest our prospects belong to the moments we live in. We are told to live, feel, and enjoy the era of the present, rather than being prisoner of the past or future. The reality is: our past is an assortment of both joyous, rough, memorable, and learning experiences. Whereas, our future lies in the prospect of imagination. Imagination is an inspiring concept which … Continue reading Past, Present And Future

Why do human beings speak so many languages?

Courtesy The Conversation People currently speak 7,000 languages around the globe. Michael Gavin, CC BY-ND Michael Gavin, Colorado State University The thatched roof held back the sun’s rays, but it could not keep the tropical heat at bay. As everyone at the research workshop headed outside for a break, small groups splintered off to gather in the shade of coconut trees and enjoy a breeze. I wandered from group to group, joining in the discussions. Each time, I noticed that the language of the conversation would change from an indigenous language to something they knew I could understand, Bislama or … Continue reading Why do human beings speak so many languages?

WHAT IS PROMODPURI.COM

https://promodpuri.com/ Rationality, humanism and compassion with liberal, secular and progressive preferences are the basis of the readings covered by promodpuri.com The world we are living in is politically divided between the Left and Right ideologies governing or misgoverning the nations as well as nurturing the fascists and dictatorial regimes. Our perceptions of issues and concerns are influenced and even corrupted by the lack of morality we often witness in the practicality of these ideologies. This website seeks a non-partisan ground based on conscious purity of thoughts and actions, ethics and moral, justice and human rights toward fellow human beings and our environments. … Continue reading WHAT IS PROMODPURI.COM

Past, Present And Future

By Promod Puri “The past is history, future is mystery, but today is a gift……”, stay in the present and enjoy the moments. These are some of the many favored in-vogue quotes. The popular quotations or advisories suggest our prospects belong to the moments we live in. We are told to live, feel, and enjoy the era of the present, rather than being prisoner of the past or future. The reality is: our past is an assortment of both joyous, rough, memorable, and learning experiences. Whereas, our future lies in the prospect of imagination. Imagination is an inspiring concept which is … Continue reading Past, Present And Future

Who Is Right: Atheists Or Believers In God  

Atheists (e.g. Christopher Hitchens in “The Portable Atheist”) deny or disbelieve the existence of a supreme being, not by putting forward their own reasons or facts, but by ridiculing, condemning and even satirising believers who themselves accept and trust absurd, unrealistic, and imaginary explanations about God, and still have firm convictions in Him. progressivehindudialogue.com Continue reading Who Is Right: Atheists Or Believers In God  

Rediscovering God

“While on the progressive path one can explicitly observe that in our religious places, God’s existence is marred by elaborate rituals and customs which impact and disturb invoking His presence in the prayers and reverence for Him. Furthermore, our antiquated scriptures are not of much help either in His realisation. Written in the language(s) of bygone eras, their meaning, and interpretations of the wisdom contained in them are tough to comprehend for most of us at any intellectual, and educational levels. These sacred writings need to be edited and rewritten to conform to the demands and concerns of the contemporary … Continue reading Rediscovering God

Apology From Govt. of Canada

“Today, we are announcing that the government of Canada has reached a settlement with Mr. Omar Khadr, bringing this civil case to a close, “On behalf of the government of Canada, we wish to apologize to Mr. Khadr for any role Canadian officials may have played in relation to his ordeal abroad and any resulting harm”. Along with the apology Khadr received a compensation of $10.5 million for the torture he faced in the notorious Guantanamo jail starting at the young age of 15. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal govt. deserves praise for this bold and principled step based on … Continue reading Apology From Govt. of Canada

Politics And Religion

“Politics and religion must be kept separate” is an acknowledged doctrine in secular and democratic-socialist systems. But there are elements in most religions which are liberal, secular, and democratic. For these reasons, politics can incorporate religion in its order, whereas religion can keep its sanctity if the “dirty politics” stay out of it. Read more: “Religion Has Guiding Role In Politics“ in promodpuri.com  Continue reading Politics And Religion