Evey conviction that we hold is based upon a mental framework. What we think or believe of someone too depends on a framework of this kind. Such a mental make up is built slowly, often unconsciously, basing ourselves on various experiences with a person. At times the convictions we develop of people are negative; as…
How will it be if our philosophers die and reach heaven? Will they confuse the people up there as they confused those on earth? This skit is an imagination of what can probably happen when philosophers reach heaven.
Most Hindus today are guided by a religious concern for cow protection. Therefore an average Indian, rooted in what appears to him as his traditional Hindu religious heritage, carries the load of the misconception that his ancestors, especially the Vedic Aryans, attached great importance to the cow on account of its inherent sacredness. The ‘sacred’ cow has come to be considered a symbol of community identity of the Hindus whose cultural tradition is often imagined as threatened by Muslims, who are thought of as beef eaters. The sanctity of the cow has, therefore, been announced with the flourish of trumpets and has been wrongly traced back to the Vedas, which are supposedly of divine origin and the fountainhead of all knowledge and wisdom. In other words, some sections of Indian society trace the concept of sacred cow to the very period when it was sacrificed and its flesh was eaten.
Islam, at present, is one of the largest religions. The word ‘islam’ describes a relationship between man and God. “This relationship of submission (islam in Arabic) means that God is Lord of man, and man is the servant of God. The servant is dependent upon his Lord, and is obedient to him: and so the man who has accepted this submission, dependence and obedience is called ‘submitted to God’ (muslim).