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Debate Clip: 400000 Views & 28000 shares in 2 days !! Ravichandran C Vs Rahul Easwar
 
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This is a video clip from the debate between Ravichandran C and Rahul Easwar went viral in facebook with around 400000 views, 28000 shares and around 5000 likes in less than 2 days https://web.facebook.com/ahammed.kabeer.92372/videos/572182916272430/ About speaker: https://www.facebook.com/malayaleepreacher/info/...
Nehru Vs Patel (Malayalam) Ravichandran C
 
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'The Killer Cow' (Malayalam) by Ravichandran C Noted Freethinker and authour Ravichandran C here talks about the political history of cow politics in India. He explains how former primeminister Jawaharlal Nehru stood in the way of the steamrolling 'cow devotees' within the congress party. The equations between Sardar Patel and Nehru and how Patel lost in the election to congress presidency in 1946 are elso explained. This talk was conducted by the DC Books, Kottayam on 7.11.15 at Sahithya Akadami Hall, Thrissur, Kerala in connection with the release of their book "BEEFUM BELIEFUM: Kollunna pashuvum thinnunna rashtreeyavum'' written by Ravichandran C himself. Noted political thinker Mr. K Venu released the book by presenting to cini actor Mr.KB Venu. About speaker: https://www.facebook.com/malayaleepreacher/info/.
Mingling politics with belief (Malayalam) Ravichandran C
 
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Noted Freethinker and author Ravichandran C talks about the political history, present and possible future of cow politics in this presentation introducing the newly launched Malayalam book( http://www.dcbooks.com/)"ബീഫും ബിലീഫും" (Beef and Belief) from the perspective of reason. This speech discusses how the cow got into Indian politics as a hindrance to democratic values, the story of how even with the support from either side of the political spectrum in India this bill has not been passed the yet, how the recent fascist movement has made the cow their banner, the inhuman side of this politics of faith and how the politics of Kerala and India will look like in the future and how it ought to be in detail and depth.The speaker traces the history of beef eating in India right from the vedic period. The upper class hindus called brahmins who are lesser than 5% percent of population, used to eat meat in the vedic period. They also sacrificed cows and bulls in the yagas. But, somehow, they stopped doing so later(between BCE 4 th century-CE 4 th C). Probably under Buddhist and Jainist influence. In India, cow is a holy animal for many Hindus. It was also used as a political tool in the nationalist movement against British imperialism. In 1857, the first war of independence, the unrest in the British-Indian army was insinuated by the rumour that the fat of cows and pigs were used in the cover of cartridge that the soldiers required to open with mouth. The Hindus and Muslims in the army turned against colonial masters on account of this. The British successfully suppressed the rebellion. Later, in 1880's Kuki-namdhari sikh movement in Punjab was motivated by cow protection. In 1883, Swami Dayananda Sarswathy, the head of Arya samaj, started Gorakshini samithis all over north India. It led to religious conflicts between hindus and muslims 1883-1917 period. Three big riots happened in India in which at least 100 people killed. The father of the nation, MK Gandhi, Tilak, Lala Lajpathrai were the champions of cow protection in national politics. After independence, cow slaughter was partially or completely banned in 24 out 29 states in India. A blanket ban on cow slaughter is yet to manifest due to strong opposition from Kerala, West Bengal and North eastern states. India's socialist prime minister Jawharlal Nehru was firmly against total ban on cow slaughter in India. Article 48 of Indian constitution(directive principles) only suggests that due to agricultural and economic reasons slaughter of milch and draught animals like cow may be minimized as much as possible. This is only an advice to the states of the union and the same is not legally enforceable. Article 48 is good enough to vindicate banning cow slaughter as envisaged in the laws implemented by many state governments in India. The ruling party at the centre, BJP, now uses cow slaughter issue as a political tool to get electoral gains. But the election results in the recent Bihar assembly polls proved that such divisive communal policies were of little impact in the electorate.Widespread intolerance towards liberals and minorities have become the hallmark of present day India under the rule of the Hindu nationalist party, BJP. Earlier this year, Barack Obama himself commented on " acts of intolerance that would have shocked Gandhiji, the person who helped to liberate that nation". The current trend of "poisoning politics with religious hatred" under the present Indian Government has been criticized far and wide. See this recent editorial in New York Times : http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/10/opinion/a-rebuke-to-indias-prime-minister-narendra-modi.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FModi%2C%20Narendra&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=3&pgtype=collection&_r=0 One of the most macabre expressions of this growing intolerance in India happened on the night of 28 September 2015 in Bisara village near Dadri, Uttar Pradesh. A 50-year-old man, Mohammad Akhlaq, was beaten to death and his 22-year-old son severely injured by a mob, for the "crime" of eating beef.See: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/09/30/a-mob-in-india-just-dragged-a-man-from-his-home-and-beat-him-to-death-for-eating-beef/ Even as the Prime minister of the country chose to remain silent over the incident, people all over India raised their voices . https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/10/05/mob-killing-of-indian-muslim-over-beef-rumor-sparks-online-backlash/ This talk is one such voice of dissent against the prevailing climate of religious intolerance and jingoism in India. A Rebuke to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi His party’s loss in Bihar is a clear message to stop divisive politics and start delivering on promises of economic development. nytimes.com About speaker: https://www.facebook.com/malayaleepreacher/info/...
യുക്തിവാദികളെ കാണുമ്പോള്‍..... മതവാദികള്‍
 
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Jai Hind (A scene from Prabuvinte Makkal Movie)
 
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You can watch the full movie here:- http://youtu.be/MwrNnKAaBno
Freethinkers' / Rationalists' view  on "Reservation" (Malayalam) Dr Viswanathan C
 
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Programme organized by Kerala freethinkers forum K G Bose Bhavan on 05-07-2015
When you remake Drishyam movie in Hindi (Malayalam) Ravichandran C
 
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Noted Freethinker and author Ravichandran C talks about the political history, present and possible future of cow politics in this presentation introducing the newly launched Malayalam book( http://www.dcbooks.com/)"ബീഫും ബിലീഫും" (Beef and Belief) from the perspective of reason. This speech discusses how the cow got into Indian politics as a hindrance to democratic values, the story of how even with the support from either side of the political spectrum in India this bill has not been passed the yet, how the recent fascist movement has made the cow their banner, the inhuman side of this politics of faith and how the politics of Kerala and India will look like in the future and how it ought to be in detail and depth.The speaker traces the history of beef eating in India right from the vedic period. The upper class hindus called brahmins who are lesser than 5% percent of population, used to eat meat in the vedic period. They also sacrificed cows and bulls in the yagas. But, somehow, they stopped doing so later(between BCE 4 th century-CE 4 th C). Probably under Buddhist and Jainist influence. In India, cow is a holy animal for many Hindus. It was also used as a political tool in the nationalist movement against British imperialism. In 1857, the first war of independence, the unrest in the British-Indian army was insinuated by the rumour that the fat of cows and pigs were used in the cover of cartridge that the soldiers required to open with mouth. The Hindus and Muslims in the army turned against colonial masters on account of this. The British successfully suppressed the rebellion. Later, in 1880's Kuki-namdhari sikh movement in Punjab was motivated by cow protection. In 1883, Swami Dayananda Sarswathy, the head of Arya samaj, started Gorakshini samithis all over north India. It led to religious conflicts between hindus and muslims 1883-1917 period. Three big riots happened in India in which at least 100 people killed. The father of the nation, MK Gandhi, Tilak, Lala Lajpathrai were the champions of cow protection in national politics. After independence, cow slaughter was partially or completely banned in 24 out 29 states in India. A blanket ban on cow slaughter is yet to manifest due to strong opposition from Kerala, West Bengal and North eastern states. India's socialist prime minister Jawharlal Nehru was firmly against total ban on cow slaughter in India. Article 48 of Indian constitution(directive principles) only suggests that due to agricultural and economic reasons slaughter of milch and draught animals like cow may be minimized as much as possible. This is only an advice to the states of the union and the same is not legally enforceable. Article 48 is good enough to vindicate banning cow slaughter as envisaged in the laws implemented by many state governments in India. The ruling party at the centre, BJP, now uses cow slaughter issue as a political tool to get electoral gains. But the election results in the recent Bihar assembly polls proved that such divisive communal policies were of little impact in the electorate.Widespread intolerance towards liberals and minorities have become the hallmark of present day India under the rule of the Hindu nationalist party, BJP. Earlier this year, Barack Obama himself commented on " acts of intolerance that would have shocked Gandhiji, the person who helped to liberate that nation". The current trend of "poisoning politics with religious hatred" under the present Indian Government has been criticized far and wide. See this recent editorial in New York Times : http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/10/opinion/a-rebuke-to-indias-prime-minister-narendra-modi.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FModi%2C%20Narendra&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=3&pgtype=collection&_r=0 One of the most macabre expressions of this growing intolerance in India happened on the night of 28 September 2015 in Bisara village near Dadri, Uttar Pradesh. A 50-year-old man, Mohammad Akhlaq, was beaten to death and his 22-year-old son severely injured by a mob, for the "crime" of eating beef.See: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/09/30/a-mob-in-india-just-dragged-a-man-from-his-home-and-beat-him-to-death-for-eating-beef/ Even as the Prime minister of the country chose to remain silent over the incident, people all over India raised their voices . https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/10/05/mob-killing-of-indian-muslim-over-beef-rumor-sparks-online-backlash/ This talk is one such voice of dissent against the prevailing climate of religious intolerance and jingoism in India. A Rebuke to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi His party’s loss in Bihar is a clear message to stop divisive politics and start delivering on promises of economic development. nytimes.com About speaker: https://www.facebook.com/malayaleepreacher/info/...
Muslim Kidney Required (Malayalam) By Ravichandran C
 
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Program Organised by Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad Date :- 26-12-2013 venue :- Maharajas College Ernakulam Prof C Ravichandran University College glimpse from Scientific Temper and Rationalism (Malayalam) By Ravichandran C (http://youtu.be/QXuMlYN7zaM) Title Song:- Facebook - 10 Years Look Back ( Keith Kenniff - Years) Music Instrumental
ഭീകരവാദവും കേരളസമുഹവും - Ayoob P M
 
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ഭീകരവാദവും കേരളസമുഹവും - Ayoob P M.Organized by secular forum on 25.07.2016 at Manjeri
Aham Dravyasmi - Matter Ingredients Of The Visible Universe (Malayalam) Vaisakhan Thampi  Part 1
 
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CUSAT Science Seminar Series: 28.08.2016.A joint initiative by Department of Youth Welfare CUSAT and Kerala Freethinkers Forum. 'Aham Dravyasmi- Matter ingredients of the visible Universe' is the story of how the universe we live in came to be as it is. An attempt to explain the material diversity we see around, in terms of the fundamental building blocks of matter. It seeks the basic ingredients of every visible matter; from a wooden chair to a stone wall, from your body to a distant star. It brings in some state-of-the-art ideas from modern physics diluted to a layperson's level, at the same time acknowledging the strengths and weaknesses of our current understanding.
Religion And Environmental Crisis (Malayalam) Adv. Harish Vasudevan Sreedevi
 
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Full video will come soon... Program Organized By Kerala freethinkers forum
Dr. B.R Ambedkar and the Deprived(Malayalam) Ravichandran C
 
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Noted Freethinker and authour Ravichandran C here examines the contribution of Dr. B.R Ambedkar to the weaker sections of India and his politics. This seminar was conducted by Dr AT Markose Chair on advanced Legal Studies at Government Law College, Thrissur, Kerala on 2.2.16 at 9.30 am. The chairman of the Constitutional draft committee which finalized the constitution of India, Dr. BR Ambedkar(1891-1956) was the true champion of the Dalits and the deprived in the caste ridden Indian society. Ravichandran remarked that the life Ambedkar was an incessant struggle against odds in which he ultimately achieved many things that lesser mortals could not even dream of. The speaker examines many political myths associated with Ambedkar, including his relationship with Mr. MK Gandhi. It is generally held that Ambedkar was invited by MK.Gandhi to write the constitution of India. Ravichandran debunks this myth and establish that whatever Ambedkar earned in his life was through sheer hard work, merit and unadulterated brilliance. The relationship between Indian national Congress and Ambedkar is also dealt in detail. The Poona Pact of 1932, The Mahad Satayagraha, Ambedkar's tenure as the labour member of the Viceroy's Council, major incidents in his life also commented upon by Ravichandran in this short speech. The speaker concluded by saying that fifty years from now, the Indian would realize that Ambedkar was the true 'Mahathama' Indians ever had
ബിഗ്‌ ബാംഗും കുറേ പൊട്ടിത്തെറികളും - The Big Bang and Other Explosions - Vaisakhan Thampi
 
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ബിഗ്‌ ബാംഗും കുറേ പൊട്ടിത്തെറികളും ( The Big bang and Other Explosions ) Vaisakhan Thampi.This is a lecture on the current understanding of the origin of our universe. While the term Big bang theory is very well-known, there are many basic misconceptions associated with it. The primary emphasis here is to demystify them. In short, this lecture is about what Big bang Is Not, rather than what it Is.Organized by FreethinkersNetwork Group on 12,13 sept 2017 at Polytechnic College , West Hill, Kozhikode
നാസ്തികത മതിയോ ?  Is  'Atheism' Good Enough? | Dr C Viswanathan
 
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നാസ്തികത മതിയോ ? Is 'Atheism' Good Enough? | Dr C Viswanathan .Organized by Kerala State Youth Commission at Vivanta By Taj - Trivandrum, Kerala on 16.03.208 .Full video _https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Pz04QhgFhI
"The World of Christopher Hitchens "by Prof Ravichandran C (Part 2)
 
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5th Anniversary of Science Trust Calicut and 3rd B Premanand Memorial Lecture Venue:Nalanda Auditorium Calicut
ആധുനിക വൈദ്യശാസ്ത്രത്തിന്റെ  ചരിത്രം | Dr K P Aravindan
 
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ആധുനിക വൈദ്യശാസ്ത്രത്തിന്റെ ചരിത്രം | Dr K P Aravindan . NMC ബില്ലിന്റെ സാഹചര്യത്തിൽ ഒരു അന്വേഷണം.Organized by Kerala Government Medical Officer's Association at Shifa Convention Center,Perinthalmanna,on 03.02.2018
Yukthiyugam Magazine Inauguration (Malayalam) C Ravichandran
 
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Yukthiyugam Magazine Inauguration About speaker: https://www.facebook.com/malayaleepreacher/info/...
Weird worlds of the Big and the Small (Malayalam) By Vaisakhan Thampi D S
 
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This is a talk on the 'weirdness' of the Big things and the Small things. We are used to sizes or distances in our daily life. But often we overlook the presence of things that involve either very very big and or very very small dimensions. For example, the diameter of a galaxy is too big, or the size of an atom is too small for us to imagine because we are simply not used to such dimensions. But if you bother to know, those worlds would turn out to be very weird. The natural laws that govern things in the realm of the very big and the very small are much different from what we think they are. To name them, Theory of relativity and the Quantum physics are the scientific formulations that help us to know more about it. Here in this lecture, we discuss a brief outline of the weirdness we are talking about. It is emphasized that many of the things discussed are over-simplified to fit a layperson's understanding, because the real scientific treatment involves a truck-load of heavy mathematics. Points mentioned in the speech 1) Theory of relativity http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_relativity 2) quantum mechanics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_mechanics 3) adamant C http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_of_light 4) thrust supersonic car http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ThrustSSC 5) simultaneity http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simultaneity 6) gravity http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Introduction_to_general_relativity 7) vomit comet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reduced_gravity_aircraft 8) spacetime http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spacetime 9) geodesic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodesic 10) wave nature 11) particle nature http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wave%E2%80%93particle_duality 12) young's double split experiment http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-slit_experiment 13) quantized energy http://www.kentchemistry.com/links/AtomicStructure/PlanckQuantized.htm 14) uncertainty principle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncertainty_principle 15) quantum tunneling http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_tunnelling 16) quantum entanglement http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_entanglement
Sunny M Kapikadu :People Against Fascism (Malayalam)
 
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People Against Fascism on 19.12.2015 High Court Junction, Ernakulam
Story Of The Sky (Malayalam) Vaisakhan Thampi
 
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Swathanthralokam 2015 on 24,25-12-2015 Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Programme organized by Kerala freethinkers forum,Yukthivadi sangham,Science trust, Calicut,Yukthiyugam masika etc This video was shot at Trivandrum as part of the programme Swathanthra Lokam 2015, aimed at propagating rationalism and scientific outlook. This video discusses the story of our sky which, in essence, is the story of connection between man and the sky.For us it will be hard to imagine a life without clocks, calendars, roads or traffic signs. But there was a time when our ancestors had to survive without any of these. That was where the sky came for their help and their lives literally depended completely on the sky for navigation, prediction of seasons and calculation of time. That means one way or another, we are all indebted to the sky. And here is a tribute to it. In a detail analysis about the sky with pictures of the sky and how is it the way it is. The picture of the sky is made evermore magnificent with what science has revealed to the secret of its majesty. Starting from the illusion of the sky the layman is casually aware of, the presenter guides us from day to night and to the very depths of the cosmos that we are blissfully staring at. About the night and how it shaped the perspective of the human species and how it shouldn't influence the future of this race without evidence. About speaker: Vaisakhan Thampi D S Blogger and researcher Post-graduate in Physics Active in science popularization
Constitution doesn't call for total ban on cow slaughter(Malayalam)Ravichandran C
 
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Noted Freethinker and author Ravichandran C talks about the political history, present and possible future of cow politics in this presentation introducing the newly launched Malayalam book( http://www.dcbooks.com/)"ബീഫും ബിലീഫും" (Beef and Belief) from the perspective of reason. This speech discusses how the cow got into Indian politics as a hindrance to democratic values, the story of how even with the support from either side of the political spectrum in India this bill has not been passed the yet, how the recent fascist movement has made the cow their banner, the inhuman side of this politics of faith and how the politics of Kerala and India will look like in the future and how it ought to be in detail and depth.The speaker traces the history of beef eating in India right from the vedic period. The upper class hindus called brahmins who are lesser than 5% percent of population, used to eat meat in the vedic period. They also sacrificed cows and bulls in the yagas. But, somehow, they stopped doing so later(between BCE 4 th century-CE 4 th C). Probably under Buddhist and Jainist influence. In India, cow is a holy animal for many Hindus. It was also used as a political tool in the nationalist movement against British imperialism. In 1857, the first war of independence, the unrest in the British-Indian army was insinuated by the rumour that the fat of cows and pigs were used in the cover of cartridge that the soldiers required to open with mouth. The Hindus and Muslims in the army turned against colonial masters on account of this. The British successfully suppressed the rebellion. Later, in 1880's Kuki-namdhari sikh movement in Punjab was motivated by cow protection. In 1883, Swami Dayananda Sarswathy, the head of Arya samaj, started Gorakshini samithis all over north India. It led to religious conflicts between hindus and muslims 1883-1917 period. Three big riots happened in India in which at least 100 people killed. The father of the nation, MK Gandhi, Tilak, Lala Lajpathrai were the champions of cow protection in national politics. After independence, cow slaughter was partially or completely banned in 24 out 29 states in India. A blanket ban on cow slaughter is yet to manifest due to strong opposition from Kerala, West Bengal and North eastern states. India's socialist prime minister Jawharlal Nehru was firmly against total ban on cow slaughter in India. Article 48 of Indian constitution(directive principles) only suggests that due to agricultural and economic reasons slaughter of milch and draught animals like cow may be minimized as much as possible. This is only an advice to the states of the union and the same is not legally enforceable. Article 48 is good enough to vindicate banning cow slaughter as envisaged in the laws implemented by many state governments in India. The ruling party at the centre, BJP, now uses cow slaughter issue as a political tool to get electoral gains. But the election results in the recent Bihar assembly polls proved that such divisive communal policies were of little impact in the electorate.Widespread intolerance towards liberals and minorities have become the hallmark of present day India under the rule of the Hindu nationalist party, BJP. Earlier this year, Barack Obama himself commented on " acts of intolerance that would have shocked Gandhiji, the person who helped to liberate that nation". The current trend of "poisoning politics with religious hatred" under the present Indian Government has been criticized far and wide. See this recent editorial in New York Times : http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/10/opinion/a-rebuke-to-indias-prime-minister-narendra-modi.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FModi%2C%20Narendra&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=3&pgtype=collection&_r=0 One of the most macabre expressions of this growing intolerance in India happened on the night of 28 September 2015 in Bisara village near Dadri, Uttar Pradesh. A 50-year-old man, Mohammad Akhlaq, was beaten to death and his 22-year-old son severely injured by a mob, for the "crime" of eating beef.See: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/09/30/a-mob-in-india-just-dragged-a-man-from-his-home-and-beat-him-to-death-for-eating-beef/ Even as the Prime minister of the country chose to remain silent over the incident, people all over India raised their voices . https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/10/05/mob-killing-of-indian-muslim-over-beef-rumor-sparks-online-backlash/ This talk is one such voice of dissent against the prevailing climate of religious intolerance and jingoism in India. A Rebuke to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi His party’s loss in Bihar is a clear message to stop divisive politics and start delivering on promises of economic development. nytimes.com About speaker: https://www.facebook.com/malayaleepreacher/info/...
The Commercialization  Of Spirituality  (Malayalam) Ravichandran C
 
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Programme organized by College Union of Sacred Heart Thevara In association with Freethinkers face book group.  This talk by noted authour and freethinker Ravichandran C was held at the Malesious hall of Sacred Heart Hall, Thevara, Ernakulam kerala on the topic 'Commercialization of spirituality' at 12.30 pm on 27.11.15. The fear for thunder is a delusion. The real thing to worried is the lightening. We live to hear thunder only if we survive the terror of lightening. Materialism is the best mode of appreciating reality. There the lightening is realized as the essential one and thunder as accessory. Ravichandran says that commercialization and spirituality can not be separated. Spirituality is a vague phrase that nobody, it seems to be. wants to be precise about. He quotes Robert M Pirzig's words that spirituality is a restaurant where one would get a huge menu card of 30000 items an no food!. He cites the example of Sreenarayana guru and Brahmaanda Shivayogi two monist philosophers in Kerala. Narayanguru is considered to be the father of renaissance in Kerala while shivgogi's name is almost forgotten. The speaker says that Narayana guru condoned ritualism and superstitions of his religion thus by ensured his survival. Brahmamnda shivyogi denounced idol worship, pilgrimage, yaga, prayers, devotions etc and called for a revolution in Hinduism in kerala. But he failed propagate his so called 'pure spiritualism' in kerala. But Narayan guru became a hero with his ritualistic spiritualism. Ravichandran also described the foundation history of the university of oxford. Oxford university was started with many targets and one of them was to do prayers to its founder Bishop of Winchester to attain heavens, if he is not there already. Ravichandran also referred to the sale of indulgences practiced in the medieval catholic church which lasted till 20 th C. These deserted tactics were performed to push the 'spirits' of the dead from purgatory to the heavens. As the a response to questions from students, he explained the way prayers work in the mind of the believers. The Talk was conducted by the students union of the SH college and sponsored by the Freethinkers group in face book. About speaker: https://www.facebook.com/malayaleepreacher/info/...
What makes Solidarity different from Taliban ? (Malayalam) By E A Jabbar
 
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"Mud Brain" Exposed @ Ernakulam Press Meet
 
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Thanks Sajeevan Anthikad (TCV channel) Full video will be coming soon................
Phantoms Of Human Nature (Malayalam) Megha Viswanathan
 
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Swathanthralokam 2015 on 24,25-12-2015 Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Programme organized by Kerala freethinkers forum,Yukthivadi sangham,Science trust,,Yukthiyugam masika etc Megha Viswanathan, psychology and neuroscience student at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, talks about the flaws of human nature that turn ordinary people evil. She outlines cognitive dissonance, deindividuation, conformity, and other psychological factors that are the demons of human nature
Autism :- Ravichandran C (Malayalam)
 
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This is a talk done by noted freethinker and author Ravichandran C at District Panchayathu Hall, Palakkad, Kerala in connection with the Nurse's Day Celebration-2016 on 10.5.16 conducted by District Government Nursing College, Palakkad and the Health department, Kerala. Autism is a wide spectrum of developmental disorders caused by anomalies in the brain. Ravichandran refers the different facets of autism and its possible solutions as suggested by Dr Vilayannoor S Ramachandran in his book the Tell Tale brain(2010). The speaker himself translated this book into Malyalam as ' Masthishkom Kadha Parayunnu' (മസ്തിഷ്‌ക്കം കഥ പറയുന്നു) in March, 2016. Publisher-DC Books, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
Colourful Numbers (Malayalam) Ravichandran C
 
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CUSAT Science Seminar Series: 28.08.2016.A joint initiative by Department of Youth Welfare CUSAT and Kerala Freethinkers Forum. This is a presentation was done by noted Malayalam Authour and Freethinker Ravichandran C at Cochin University for Science and Technology campus on 28.8.16 on Synesthesia and some other related brain anomalies as postulated by Dr Vilayannoor S Ramachandran in his celebrated book ‘The Tell Tale Brain’(2012). Ravichandran translated this book into Malayalam as ‘Masthiskom Katha Parayunnu’ published by DC Books, Kottayam in April, 2016.
God Or Human God... (Malayalam) By Ravichandran C
 
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Ravichandran C, Asst. Professor at University College, Thiruvananthapuram is a well known Freethinker, writer, orator and cyber activist in Kerala. His priority areas are science, philosophy and rationalism. Here he delivers a lecture on the true facets of spirituality which is corrupted, fraudulent and exploitative to the core. The speech was done at the Town hall, Karunagapally, Kollam district on 22-03-2014 in the backdrop of allegations raised by Mrs Gale Tredwell against Mata Amritanantha mayi in her memoir viz 'The Holy Hell' published recently. Title Song:- Facebook - 10 Years Look Back ( Keith Kenniff - Years) Music Instrumental
ജാതി ചിന്ത തിരികെ വരുന്നു | Vaisakhan
 
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ജാതിചിന്ത തിരികെ വരുന്നു | Vaisakhan .Organized by Sahodaran Ayyappan Smarakam cherai on 29-05-2017 at cherai
ദേശീയതയും ഫാസിസത്തിന്റെ അടിസ്ഥാനവും - Nationalism and the Basis Of Fascism-Sunil P Ilayidom
 
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ദേശീയതയും ഫാസിസത്തിന്റെ അടിസ്ഥാനവും -( Nationalism and the basis of fascism) Sunil P Ilayidom.Organized by on 18.07.2017 at Kerala Lalithakala Akademi ,Ernakulam
(Dis)trust Of Modern Medicine (Malayalam) Dr C Viswanathan
 
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Programme organized by Pinto Smaraka Samithi on 05.07.16 at Press Club, Trivandrum. Eleventh Pinto memorial lecture,an annual event organized by Pinto Smaraka Samithi to commemorate the life and works of Dr. C.Pinto. 05.07.2016, Fourth estate hall, Press club, Trivandrum. In the first part of this lecture, the role of trust in the practice of medicine is discussed, and certain observations on possible reasons of growing distrust towards modern medicine is presented from a "sociophysiologic" viewpoint. It is argued that throughout most of human history ,till quite recently, the only effective therapeutic agent available to us was the doctor himself/herself. In the second part, the role of "merchants of doubt", who orchestrate influential misinformation campaigns against science based medicine is briefly discussed. Citing the examples of three such peddlers of pseudoscience, the need to evaluate such allegations in the light of often masked commercial interests of the propagandists is emphasized.
ജസ്റ്റിസ് കട്ജുവിന്റെ പ്ലാറ്റോണിക് ധാരണകൾ - Justice Katju and Platonism - Dr C Viswanathan
 
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Justice Katju and Platonism ജസ്റ്റിസ് കട്ജുവിന്റെ പ്ലാറ്റോണിക് ധാരണകൾ. Dr C Viswanathan.Third part of a three part presentation on "Rationalism and Democracy" In February 2017, .Justice Markandeya Katju made certain observations about Indian democracy which were seen to be widely appreciated. This is part of that long note he posted in facebook: "In India the majority of people are casteist, communal and superstitious. If we go by their views no progress is possible. Today India requires scientific thinking to abolish poverty, unemployment, lack of healthcare and good education, etc. But our politics under the present parliamentary system of democracy is largely based on caste and communal vote banks. When most people go to vote in elections they do not see the merit of the candidate, i.e. whether he is a good man or bad man, educated or uneducated, etc but only his caste or the party representing a caste or religion..... Therefore we must have a new system in which the leadership of the country comes in the hands of genuinely scientific, rational and patriotic thinkers whose only concern is welfare of the people, and not self aggrandizement.. This is not possible under a system based on majority vote of people with a backward, feudal mindset" In this presentation, it is argued that the above observations repeat what that ancient enemy of open society, Plato said many centuries back: "“The wise shall lead and rule, and the ignorant should follow.”.The learned judge is asking a wrong question here. The question he asks, “Who should rule?” should be replaced by the new question: “ How can we so organize political institutions that bad or incompetent rulers can be prevented from doing too much damage? " Justice Katju, in his comments below the said post, advocated a revolution like French revolution in India. This is a dangerous solution. We should not forget that wherever such "utopian social engineering" was ever attempted, it had resulted in much human misery. In contrast, "Piecemeal social engineering" approach is the one that is rational and desirable. Organized by Kerala freethinkers forum On 26.02.2017 at Childrens Park Mini Theater , Ernakulam
"Neelakkuyil": Was Kerala modernity anti- subaltern?(Malayalam) Dr C Viswanathan
 
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"Neelakkuyil"(Jeni Roveena യുടെ ലേഖനം വായിക്കാന്‍ ഈ ലിങ്കില്‍ ക്ലിക്ക് ചെയ്യുക http://utharakalam.com/?p=5434) is a popular 1954 Malayalam film that won national recognition and wide critical acclaim during its time.Woven around a tragic love story between Sreedharan Nair, the "high caste" hero and Mala, the Dalit Heroin, it was lauded as a sincere attempt to chronicle and uphold welcome changes in societal values brought about by modernity in Kerala.One central character, Sankaran Nair (played by none other than P.Bhaskaran, one of he two young directors of the film) was thus seen to represent the voice of Kerala modernity during the immediate post independance period. A recent review by the academic Jeni Roveena, however, was less charitable. Based on certain personal interpretations of the storyline, she suggested that Sankaran Nair was in fact wilfully conspiring to get Mala out of the way of Sreedharan Nair, and to get him married to another "high caste" woman. Jeni argues that Kerala modernity was in itself careful not to disrupt the caste system. . In this presentation, Dr.Viswanathan (Jeni Roveena യുടെ ലേഖനം വായിക്കാന്‍ ഈ ലിങ്കില്‍ ക്ലിക്ക് ചെയ്യുക http://utharakalam.com/?p=5434) argues that such hypercriticism of the film, and of Kerala modernity in general, is unwarranted. Even as there are glaring deficiencies, limitations and contradictions,it is too uncharitable to brand the modernity project historically as anti -subaltern. Jeni Roveena's article is available online at http://utharakalam.com/?p=5434 . Please read the article first, before you watch the presentation! Programme organized byYukthivadi sangham(Malapuram) Kerala Government Victoria College, Palakkad.30.10.2016
"ജനതയും ജനാധിപത്യവും" പുസ്തക ചർച്ച - Maya Pramod - Part 5
 
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"ജനതയും ജനാധിപത്യവും" പുസ്തക ചർച്ച - Maya Pramod.Organized by Reader's Forum at C Achuthamenon Hall Ernakulam on 08.10.2017
Are Gita & Vedanta Scientific ? (Malayalam) C Radhakrishnan Vs Prof Ravi Chandran
 
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Noted Freethinker and authour Ravichandran C is debating Mr. C Radhakrishnan who is a top fiction writer in Malayalam language with almost 60 works to his credit. Mr. C Radhakrishman is also regarded as a Hindu philosopher though a scientist by profession. This debate was published in the september issue of the Pachakutira magzine by the DC Books, Kottayam, Kerala.
മസ്തിഷ്കത്തിന്റെ രണ്ട് ജീവിതങ്ങൾ | Muhammed Ashraf
 
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മസ്തിഷ്കത്തിന്റെ രണ്ട് ജീവിതങ്ങൾ | Muhammed Ashraf . Organized by Yukthivadi Sangham at Malapuram twon hall on 24,25-02-2017
Yoga Debate - Dr C Viswanatan - Shambhu Namboothiri Part 2
 
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Programme organized byShambhu Namboothiri ( Malapuram) Ponnani ,Thanal hall-13-08-16
Evidence of Evolution Part 1 (Malayalam) By Ravichandran C
 
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Topic:- Evidence of Evolution Courtesy - A Haridasan (Producer)
Pakida 13 - Debunking Astrology (Malayalam) By Ravichandran C
 
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Noted freethinker and author Ravichandran C exposing Astrology and Nadi Astrology. ''Pakida 13'' (Malayalam, DC Books, Kottayam) is a book written by Ravichandran debunking astrology and other related prediction ploys. This presentation was conducted by VT Trust and at Sahithya Academy Hall, Thrissur on 23.02.2014 About speaker: https://www.facebook.com/malayaleepreacher/info/...
Happiness and the Brain (Malayalam) Megha Viswanathan
 
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Megha Viswanathan, Psychology student at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, talks about the neural correlates of pleasure and happiness. The concept of happiness is explored as a product of biochemical processes in the brain, outlining the role of dopamine, serotonin and other neurotransmitters.
Negative Energy- Some positive thoughts (Malayalam-Full) By Vaisakhan Thampi
 
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You can see a lot of discussions regarding negative and positive energies and their influence on our daily lives. Exponents of such concepts often claim that they are all purely scientific. But are they really? What does real science say about negative and positive energies? Here is an analysis through the way of science Topic:- Negative Energy- Some positive thoughts (Malayalam) By Vaisakhan Thampi Seminar Organized By :- Freethinkers Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ftkerala4) Venue:- PressClub Thiruvanathapuram Title Song:- Facebook - 10 Years Look Back ( Keith Kenniff - Years) Music Instrumental
Spirituality !!! ?? (Malayalam) By Ravichandran C
 
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Ravichandran C, Asst. Professor at University College, Thiruvananthapuram is a well known Freethinker, writer, orator and cyber activist in Kerala. His priority areas are science, philosophy and rationalism. Here he delivers a lecture on the true facets of spirituality which is corrupted, fraudulent and exploitative to the core. The speech was done at the Town hall, Karunagapally, Kollam district on 22-03-2014 in the backdrop of allegations raised by Mrs Gale Tredwell against Mata Amritanantha mayi in her memoir viz 'The Holy Hell' published recently. Title Song:- Facebook - 10 Years Look Back ( Keith Kenniff - Years) Music Instrumental
Fascism is Upon Us (Malayalam) E A Jabbar
 
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Thrissur Conference- In Solidarity with Dr. K.S. Bhagawan, facing death threats. Kerala Sahitya Akademi Hall. Thrissur,Kerala,On 19-10-2015 Programme Organized by:- Sajeevan Anthikad and K.Venu Participants - Pro. Narendra Naik Karnataka Somu Rao. Goa Anand Prakash Bare MGS Narayanan C.r. Parameswaran Sara Joseph Ajitha Sathyan Anthikad Kamal V Rajakrishna C Viswanathan Sreeni Pattathanam E A Jabbar
മരിക്കുവാനുള്ള സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യം | Right To Die | Ajit Kumar G
 
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മരിക്കുവാനുള്ള സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യം | Right to Die | Ajit Kumar G.Organized by Kerala freethinkers forum On 9.11.2017 at joint council hall, Trivandrum
The Secret of Life And its Origin - Part 1 (Malayalam) By Farmis Hashim
 
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Topic:- The Secret of Life And its Origin (Malayalam) By Farmis Hashim Seminar Organized By :- Freethinkers Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ftkerala4) Venue :- C Achutha Menon Hall Date :- 16-02-2014
"Mud Brain" Exposed @ Nilambur (Malayalam) By Magician R K Malayath
 
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Thanks Sajeevan Anthikad (TCV channel) Full video will be coming soon................Blindfold reading/Midbrain activation- The myth busted "Abha International academy", an institution which claimed to "make your child a genius in two days" through "midbrain activation" was running brisk business all over Kerala through its many franchisees, charging a princely sum of Rs.25000 as course fee. Mr. Kishor Lal , "Chief mentor"of this "Academy" had publicly claimed that the children trained in his institution can see and read blindfolded, through 'pineal gland' or 'divine eye'. He volunteered to demonstrate this to rationalist and magician R.K. Malayath of Nilambur. However, he miserably failed to demonstrate what he claimed. Mr. Shamsuddeen, a street magician demonstrated blindfold vision even more successfully, with no claim to 'midbrain activation or seeing through pineal gland or any such . At the end, Mr.Kishor Lal admitted his failure and rendered a written undertaking that he is withdrawing 'midbrain activation course'. Freethinker/ rationalist activists from various parts of Kerala attended the event .
Human Evolution: 7. Cosmic Calendar and Q&A  (Malayalam) by Farmis Hashim
 
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Program Organized By Facebook Freethinkers Group Date :- December 8,9 2012 Venue:- Town Hall, Mallapuram
ജാതി പറഞ്ഞ് സംവരണം മേടിക്കണോ ? | E A Jabbar
 
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ജാതി പറഞ്ഞ് സംവരണം മേടിക്കണോ ? | E A Jabbar . A Clip from "Talk With E A Jabbar" by Muhammad Khan at Ernakulam on 10-4-2018 . Full Video Will be uploaded Soon
ബ്രഹ്മാനന്ദരഹസ്യം | Neurobiology of Mystical Experience | Dr C Viswanathan
 
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ബ്രഹ്മാനന്ദരഹസ്യം | Neurobiology of Mystical Experience | Dr C Viswanathan .Delivered on 25.12.2017 at the Swathanthralokam 2017 Seminar, Malappuram, Kerala. This presentation begins with an introduction giving two reasons why a scientific study of the mystical experience is important now.: (1) The Brahminic world view derives its ultimate epistemic authority from the mystical experience of ancient 'rishi's.As part of the enlightenment style critique of religious reason, we need to examine the biologic explanation for this 'experience' (2) In recent times, "spirituality without religion" is gaining wide popularity, even among atheists. This idea too is based primarily on the very same experience, derived through meditation and described as 'mystic' in other circles. In the first part, the neurobiological mechanism behind the sense of 'self' is examined in some detail. The function of the left and right orientation association areas (OAA) of brain is explained. The neurobiological insights provided by the 'rubber hand illusion' , various experiments at Henrik Ehrsson's lab, and Olaf Blanke's observations about out of body experiences are also discussed. In the second part, neurobiology of rituals is explained. By showing how mood shifting rhythmic behaviours like singing dancing , running, having sex etc; affect sympathetic system, and ultimately OAAs, the concept of a "unitary continuum" (Newberg) is introduced. As Newberg has explained, " these religious experiences exist along the same neurological continuum, and like all nonspiritual unitary states, their intensity is determined by the degree to which the orientation area is blocked from neural flow" However, total 'deafferentation' of OAA is seldom achievable through rituals, and this is attained through recruitment of attention association areas in brain, during the practice known as 'meditation'. This would be discussed in a later presentation.