SOCIOLOGY – Theodor Adorno

Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno was born in Frankfurt in 1903 into a wealthy and cultured family. His father, a wine merchant, was of Jewish origin but had converted to Protestantism at university. Until his twenties, Adorno planned for a career as a composer, but eventually focused on philosophy. In 1934, he Continue Reading

Temples Beyond Religion | Sadhguru

Questioner: You used the word temple city. Now, don’t you think that would be the beginning of all the problems because if you take history, all the major battles have been fought because of theism, because of religion. My this thing would be, could we label it differently, I mean Continue Reading

Is Homosexuality Against Religion? – Section 377 #UnplugWithSadhguru

So, I am pretty sure everyone knows about section 377 being decriminalized, yeah? And I think most of the youth, we’d have gone back home, we are very happy about this and we talk to our parents and people from the… like you know older generation, right? So when we Continue Reading

Has Religion Mixed With Politics in India? || Nation Matters Ep 06

a land that lies between Himalayas and Indu Sagara was called “Hindu.” So anybody who is born here is a Hindu everybody knows which media belongs to which party. It’s no more news, it’s propaganda. Superscript: Has Religion Mixed With Politics in India? Interviewer: Sadhguru, let me start with one Continue Reading

PHILOSOPHY – Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre made thinking and philosophy glamorous. He was born in Paris in 1905. His father, a navy captain, died when he was a baby – and he grew up extremely close to his mother until she remarried, much to his regret, when he was twelve. Sartre spent most of Continue Reading

Lawrence Krauss: Is Xenophobia Inherent in Organized Religion?

It’s hard to lump religion which comes in many different forms, shapes, sizes and viewed many ways by different people in a single framework. Ultimately, I think religion is a negative force for humanity because what it does – at least organized religion around the world is it implies things Continue Reading

Moving Humanity from Religion to Responsibility | Sadhguru

Sadhguru: The entire movement what I’m heading right now is towards moving the humanity from religion to responsibility. If something is going right it’s me, something going wrong (Gestures up). We have lived like this for too long. It’s time to change this. We need to understand the source of Continue Reading

I don’t believe in Religion; Is Religion important? #UnplugWithSadhguru

Sadhguru: I didn’t know questions were so popular (Few Laugh). See, with all due respect to all the religious people… See, religion essentially means belief in something. Whenever somebody says, “I’m a religious person,” they refer to themselves as “believers.” Yes? “Believers.” “Believe” means what? Means you do not know Continue Reading

The Dawn of Capitalism

Generous, thoughtful, sensitive people are often drawn to the view that we shouldn’t expect economies to grow. After all, the earth and its resources are limited. So why keep asking for GDP to expand? It’s understandable if this opinion is widespread, but perhaps a good future depends not on minimizing Continue Reading

Why Religious Beliefs Aren’t Just Silly

From a distance, it can all seem very silly. These people have gone to Lourdes, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, in the hope that the Virgin Mary might cure them of cancer and heart disease. These people have gone to Medjugorje in Bosnia Herzegovina to pray they might get Continue Reading