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Analysis of a terrorist in Gulsan incident -why our kids are vulnerable to radical preachers

I looked at the FB profile of one of the terrorists (Nirbas Islam) in Gulshan attack in Bangladesh.   Nirbas looks perfectly normal teenager coming from affluent family  and his profile shows no inclination that he is at all a radicalized religious youth. However, it is quite clear the guy had a deep interest in […]

By |July 3rd, 2016|bangalee freethinker, Bangladesh|3 Comments

Down to memory lane-our initial days in Mukto-mona forum

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It was perhaps fall  of 2004.  I relocated from New Jersey to California in a new job. I don’t remember exactly how but  I found a Yahoo group called Mukto-mona [https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/mukto-mona/info]. The group immediately pulled my attention and time. Keep it mind, in those days, Yahoo group was the most vibrant of all social media […]

By |September 12th, 2015|Avijit Roy|0 Comments

Arrest of the “atheist bloggers” of Bangladesh- A country sinking further into Islamic fundamentalism

I can’t recollect how I lost my faith in God but as far as I recall, I never had one since my parent didn’t force me to think of God and fairly tale of religion. They forced me to study hard so that I could survive well for my future.

But I am watching my son […]

By |April 7th, 2013|Activism, bangalee freethinker, Bangladesh|9 Comments

Is there any future for communism and socialism?

I am not a speculator. Even Marxist speculations failed. But we need to feel the pulse of change brought to us by technological revolution. Feel for a more democratic world brought to you by social networking websites.
By |November 13th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nobel Prize to obama is reckless game of politics!

Nobel peace prize has always been controversial. Just imagine a terrorist like Yasser Arafat or an war criminal like Henry Kissinger was awarded for their contribution to ‘humanity’ where as Gandhi never won Nobel Prize in peace! I guess the last information was enough to puncture the glory of Nobel peace prize and this year’s […]

By |October 10th, 2009|International, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Gandhism and modern biology

For a long time I have admired Gandhism, specially the aspect of self realization of truth as only mean to personal and social change. Experimenting with truth also consumed me a lot but the obsession paid off in my personal and professional life. Being an atheist, I had difficulty to assimilate how non-violence conforms to […]

By |October 3rd, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Che Guevera and Kobad Ghandi-why do they mislead?

No doubt for last two days, arrest of Kobad Ghandhi, a politburo member of the Maoist rebel group rocked the national media. Definitely what stirred the most is his sacrifice of career and Persian family fortune which he and his wife inherited during 1970. After he was baptized in Leninism in London, he continued to […]

By |September 24th, 2009|India, International, Politics, Society, Terrorism|3 Comments
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