Monthly Archives: November 2012

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Written on Nov, 25, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

Christianity, which came from the Greek word Christos, is a monotheistic (belief in one God) religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus. A Christian means someone who holds a theological belief in Jesus as the Christ, meaning ‘Messiah’ in Hebrew – the ‘Anointed One’ in English ie ‘covered in oil’ to symbolise the introduction of divine influence. Christianity …

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Written on Nov, 25, 2012 by in | Leave a comment
Crucifixion - the best-known religious symbol of Christianity since the 5th century, though it predates Christianity with pagan beginnings. (photo by the author from a church in Mainz, Germany, where the first Bible in German was written)

Christianity, which came from the Greek word Christos, is a monotheistic (belief in one God) religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus. A Christian means someone who holds a theological belief in Jesus as the Christ, meaning ‘Messiah’ in Hebrew – the ‘Anointed One’ in English ie ‘covered in oil’ to symbolise the introduction of divine influence. Christianity …

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Written on Nov, 18, 2012 by in | Leave a comment
Map of Manipur

As realities and cognition across Manipur’s borders are uncertain there is an urgent need for boundary perceptions at the fag end of this year of 2012. Even within the same population there are substantial differences in beliefs. The process by which one state estimates another’s intentions is now undergoing transformation. As boundary changes are uncertain let us build a smarter …

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Written on Nov, 12, 2012 by in | Leave a comment
Even in modernity, Grandma Margaret with granddaughter Lois while her mother Anita is at work

Those of you who do not believe in Evolution must sit down one evening and take a pilgrimage through life and stop somewhere to reflect on the nature and meaning of our existence and try to figure out something out of the vast information available. How come we are here? Those of you who do not stop to ponder on …

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Written on Nov, 11, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

 ********************************** * Afterlife ? * * Nothing * *********************************************** Before discussing the afterlife I would like to deliberate briefly about the pastlife of our ancestors though there is no way of knowing whether they had an afterlife. ie life after death. The present scientific consensus is “a single human evolution from Africa”, corroborated by a study of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) …

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Written on Nov, 04, 2012 by in , , | Leave a comment
Mountbatten taking the Japanese surrenders in Singapore in 1945 from a position of strength

Close to my funny bone, but unattached, while mining dark seams of scatological humour and brutal deadpan, I declare myself a non-political and non-religious person. I am secular, and believe in a Manipur which is undivided where all the ethnic peoples live in harmony sharing everything equally. After the emotional rollercoaster of the ongoing Naga peace talks and while awaiting …

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