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Loren Miller commented on Derek Deepak Francis's blog post The argument about Intelligent Design
"Likely you're thinking about Inherit the Wind, with Spencer Tracy and Frederic March, which was a fictionalized dramatization of the Scopes "Monkey Trial."  You can find clips of the movie on YouTube, the following being possibly…"
Aug 17, 2013
Derek Deepak Francis commented on Derek Deepak Francis's blog post The argument about Intelligent Design
"Loren Miller Sir, I have watched the PBS documentary on Youtube :) wasn't a movie also made on the same thing? Or maybe it was on the Scopes Monkey Trial? I'm not sure. Intelligent Design is not very popular in India as much as it is in…"
Aug 17, 2013
Loren Miller commented on Derek Deepak Francis's blog post The argument about Intelligent Design
"Something you should be aware about if you aren't already: a trial was held in a Federal court in 2005 - Kitzmiller v Dover - wherein an attempt was made to introduce the teaching of intelligent design to the Dover Area School District and…"
Aug 17, 2013
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The Influence of the Hindu Right Wing on the Print Media of Mangalore (Help Required)

Hi,I'm a student of Mass Communication from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore. For my Master Theses, I have chosen the topic 'The Influence of the Hindu Right-wing on the Print Media of Mangalore between 2008-2012.'In this regard, I need some help with collecting literature for my research work and I request you to help me with news stories about how right-wing elements in Mangalore have used news media to propogate their ideology and how it has affected the readers of Mangalore. I would also…See More
Aug 16, 2013
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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
Aug 16, 2013
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"Greetings Derek Deepak Francis    Welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace, of common sense and freethinking wisdom.  You are invited to join the friendly busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth,…"
Aug 16, 2013
Derek Deepak Francis liked Ajita Kamal's group Indian Atheists
Aug 16, 2013
Derek Deepak Francis commented on Ajita Kamal's group Indian Atheists
"Glad I could find a group of Indian Atheists. Let us all actively strive to rid India of communalism and superstition. I feel this can be achieved but slowly. Let us all start by convincing our near and dear ones first and then move on to greater…"
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Indian Atheists

Welcome to Indian Atheists! The purpose of this group is to promote social interaction between atheists from India. Standard forum rules apply.
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A student of Journalism and Mass Communication at St. Joseph's College, Bangalore. Have a Social Liberal political ideology. Want weed to be decriminalised in India.

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The argument about Intelligent Design

Posted on August 17, 2013 at 2:30am 3 Comments

I had a debate recently about the relevance of religion in today's world. During its course, thie question of intelligent design popped up. Here are my thoughts <Click Here>>>

Communalism, the bane of free India

Posted on August 16, 2013 at 10:22am 0 Comments

The recent clashes in Kishtwar on the day of Eid are another grim reminder of how our country is still in the grip of communalism. The violence in Kishtwar resulted in two people being killed, around 80 injured, curfews being imposed and the Amarnath Yatra being cancelled for some time. Political statements about the riots were also abundant and Parliament flared up in debate on the issue with Arun Jaitley, objecting to the prohibition from visiting the region, saying that his…

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At 4:19pm on August 16, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings Derek Deepak Francis   

Welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace, of common sense and freethinking wisdom. 

You are invited to join the friendly busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 800 discussion topics and 3890 members.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
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