5561 BCE & Genealogies of Kings/Rulers (from ‘smriti’ literature) – Part 1

“It is a very recent disease to mistake the unobserved for the nonexistent; but some are plagued with the worse disease of mistaking the unobserved for the unobservable.” -Nassim Nicholas Taleb — The mathematics of employing ‘Genealogies of Kings (rulers)’ in estimating timing of a specific historical event is rather straightforward. Event A – Time…

The Epoch of Ramayana

A reader wrote…. “Just now completed reading both of your books. It was an awesome experience. I had that ‘Ah ha’ moment reading the chapter on ‘The Epoch of Arundhati’. I did have my ‘ah ha’ momement with Ramayana book, too. Still I had hoped (and still hope) there was just one verse or something…

Science vs. Psychoanalysis & Marxist Historicism

What characterizes science is the possibility of it being refuted. This is in direct contrast to Psychoanalysis and Marxist historicism. Science is susceptible of being contradicted by experience and this is the very point inductive logic CANNOT grasp! For this very reason, inductive logic can not grasp an asymmetry between verifiability and falsifiability. For these…

The work of a Theorist or a Scientist

A reader wrote…. “I have now read your books, articles and also those by many other Indian researchers (N Rajaram, Frawley, Kak, Talageri, Achar, Kazanas, etc.). I have also read some work by Witzel and Farmer, Hock and Bryant.. but many of them are in their own gaga-land. I still struggle with your comment that…