Religious Gurus

Idealize others in romantic love

This is the second part of a series. Read part 1 here. A “Big O” is a person, an Other, who generates in us a strong emotion and a strong attachment constraint. They are different from the others (little o’s) who don’t. We can be “in love” with all kinds …

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Hindutva is the awakened culture of India

Hindutva is the awakened Indian culture. This may seem like an odd statement to make because a) Revival has a specific post-war American civil rights background and some have argued for a deeper causal link with Puritan Protestantism which roots it even further back, and b) it is a resolutely …

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Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor On the Center’s push for positivity, Prashant Kishor calls it propaganda

Rahul Gandhi called it “putting your head in the sand” and a betrayal of the citizens. Strong points Strong reactions follow reports of new government strategy Prashant Kishor called it “disgusting” to push “propaganda” Union ministers tweeted about government efforts amid pandemic New Delhi: The government’s mega-push for ‘positivity’ to …

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Nuggets on the Optimism of Spiritual Gurus | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: To keep people motivated during the pandemic, the Covid Response Team (CRT) has launched a five-day lecture series, “Unlimited Positivity”. It started on Tuesday, with spiritual guru Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev and Jain Munishree Pramansagar urging people to stay positive in the time of Covid. On Wednesday, spiritual guru Sri …

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