Is It Worth a Search If Nothing Is Ever Found?

In the world of sales, if a sales person were to make one hundred thousand calls and were unable to make even a single sale, that person would undoubtedly be fired. Similarly, if a group of scientists were trying to prove that a certain sort of amoeba existed in a particular environment and searched in one hundred thousand different locations and found no amoeba, it would make sense to conclude that the amoeba was not going to likely be found in that environment.

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Risking Secularism in the Midst of Religious Killings

On 14th. Sep’08, Delhi was hit by a serial blast killing 30 people and injuring 90 others. On 26th. July’08, Ahmedabad was hit by a similar kind of serial blasts, taking lives of 60 people and leaving more than 200 people injured.

Before that it was Bangalore, before Bangalore it was Jaipur – the list is endless.

Planting of these low intensity bombs in different places has become repulsively regular in India. It is believed that the Indian Mujahedeen group is responsible for all these blasts, they demonstrate their “jihad” by all these.

I understand the need of a protest but not by killing people in the name of religion – that’s just atrocious.

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Summer of Terror: London and Glasgow

The terror bombing threats over the weekend in London and Glasgow remind us how tenuous our lives are in the new mixed world of internationalism and religious fanaticism.
Are we, as some news media sites claim, in for a Summer of Terror?

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