A column by me titled ‘Jai Vigyan?’ appeared on NewsYaps a few days ago. Do give it a read to make sense of the rest of this blog post.
While I had anticipated some feedback, the article ended up on many more eyeballs than expected. At the onset, a few comments were in complete agreement and support, a few outrightly negative (and some offensive), and a majority occupied a middle ground. I also received an unexpectedly high volume of feedback via emails, facebook messages, and twitter DMs. The article was featured by a few other portals, most notably in a post on Friendly Atheist, a prominent blog which covers the world of non-believers and skeptics