The God Delusion.

I had posted this on my now defunct second blog. I wish to keep this on record and so am copy pasting it here.

I love to spend time with young people. They stimulate my thinking process.

I recently had the opportunity to discuss some economic problems that face India with a young friend Sunil, and after I came home, I exchanged these messages with him.

YT : A book I strongly recommend is Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley

Sunil: I will try and get hold of that. Thanks. Have you read the God Delusion by Richard Dawkins?

YT : Yes. Sad.

YT : Matt Ridley incidentally is a gr8 admirer of Dawkins.

YT : Sunil: You are not?

YT : I am but I am not an atheist. I am not a believer nor agnostic. Figure that one.

Sunil : Ah, you are God!

YT : ☺

Sunil and I met again after a few days and discussed this discussion. I had to explain to Sunil that not only was I God, he was too.

He was flabbergasted and I had to explain to him the philosophy of Tat Twam Asi and Aham Brahmasmi.


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