Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
Pune
My Stories
The Limits of Science

Undoubtedly, science has been spectacularly successful over the past 500 years in its primary job of investigating how the natural world works.

The great unknowns in the universe

Are there limits to human knowledge? Philosophers and religious thinkers have long answered “yes” and then provided examples that turned out to be wrong.

Fostering resilience

Why do some people bounce back of traumatic situations much faster and better, while others find it difficult?

When breath becomes air

Paul Sudhir Arul Kalanithi was an Indian-American neurosurgeon and writer.

Happiness as byproduct

“Our happiness comes not as a goal, but as a byproduct of engaging in honesty with ourselves,” claims Susan David, author of Emotional Agility, a leading psychologist at Harvard Medical School.

Economics, science and religion

Three roads converge on a narrow wood, which humans walk on toward the growth of our civilisation: economics, science, religion. But how much of these roads converge?

Faith in science & religion

Is faith only a matter of religion? And facts only for science? Do science and religion both rely on faith?

The genius who lived life on his terms

Stephen Hawking, who died at 76, on World Day of Pi, March 14, 2018, was world famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist considered one of the best.

Does meditation help?

We have been generally assuming that meditation makes humans better, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Life, death and beyond

In a deeply moving TED talk, Lucy, remembered her husband Paul Kalanithi, a young neurosurgeon at Stanford University, USA,  who turned to writing after his terminal cancer diagnosis.

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