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by Pulikeshi
07 Jul 2020 05:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^^^ Revolutions happen not in descent, but in nascent recovery! Lash out wars happen not in ascent, but during fear of precipitous descent! Humans are irrational emotional creatures ~ the above dictums are not absolute but they are time tested. Managing China’s descent should be more appropriate tit...
by Pulikeshi
07 Jul 2020 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Given the new shenanigans in Bhutan - why should the Indian govt and Tibet govt in exile not declare Tibet an autonomous part of India? Brickbats are welcome but, why ask for independence for a Tibet when we know it’s not viable? Why not Tibet with Indian characteristics? Tibetans are already in the...
by Pulikeshi
07 Jul 2020 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

I also think realpolitik is not lacking in dharma . In fact sama, dana, danda, bheda are fundamental realpolitik concepts that are also part of dharmic canon . There’s simply a distinction between personal morals and the imperatives of state policy . ...Even the west, with its rule based society , ...
by Pulikeshi
06 Jul 2020 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Unlike China, which right down to the personal level implicitly gets the dynamics of power, Indians still have a hard time with this concept. We believe it's good to follow rules. That is fine at the personal level. It does not apply at the geopolitical level. Why do people talk about WTO ? China's...
by Pulikeshi
06 Jul 2020 03:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

Re: A Brief History

First of all, Western scholarship on China is extensive and very intellectual too. There is no need to dismiss that. Indian scholarship of China is meagre and is evolving only now, tracing back our cultural, political and trade connections. For example, our group is involved in tracing the Tamilnad...
by Pulikeshi
05 Jul 2020 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^^^ it seems to me logical that the ancient Chinese Indophile who travelled to India held India, Buddhism and her culture in very high esteem. Maybe so, but India is no longer Buddhist. If you read Fa Hian, the attitude towards Hindus was one of overwhelming condescension and pity. Hsuan Tsang was ...
by Pulikeshi
04 Jul 2020 23:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^^^ it seems to me logical that the ancient Chinese Indophile who travelled to India held India, Buddhism and her culture in very high esteem. India was not a bordering state and historically never was considered a vassal - is there anything to suggest this vassal relationship existed: For example i...
by Pulikeshi
17 Feb 2020 13:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 687483

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

For the record, here is the more complete Jaishankat-LG interaction. 9aqFUHttthE Just in case the cleverness was missed - Senator was mansplaining to Dr. J about India & Pak - as two democracies... and walked himself unwittingly into a superior witkeeper who sent him packing with a hit wicket! ...
by Pulikeshi
16 Nov 2019 08:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 687483

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

So did the Lantos-gang twerps set up the Pakis in order to get a few Indian-American votes and $$$? Or is this another episode of the endless Paki game of Roadrunner and Coyote? People PLEAAAAAASE spread that fantastic speech by Ms. Sundanda. I have already. DPSDc_X3GYM Posting the video in full fo...
by Pulikeshi
26 Sep 2019 08:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760519

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

IMO, great performance. I think the video and transcript will be available here: https://www.cfr.org/event/conversation-foreign-minister-subrahmanyam-jaishankar-india-0 Good indeed - one thing that comes to mind - given the silly Labor act today - Have the left who used to be ‘useful idiots’ of the...
by Pulikeshi
26 Sep 2019 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3164
Views: 557138

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Indian political parties (individually) should pass resolutions to recognize Walse, Scotland and N Ireland as part of Ireland. Time to leave the Commonwealth. Great opportunity. They do not come very often. Quite the opposite - time for Commonwealth to make India the Head of this organization and l...
by Pulikeshi
26 Sep 2019 07:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760519

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

If not Islamic extremism, WTF else is the problem in Kashmir? Why India shies away from the truism beats me. The symptom cannot be mistaken for the disease nor for the disease ridden patient zero ( Terroristan )! The roots of the real disease is a complex issue i’nnt? that involves geopolitics, der...
by Pulikeshi
25 Sep 2019 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760519

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Unlike ModiJi hating perverts in India who derive sadistic pleasure at any embarrassment to Modiji (not TSP, not Trump, not China, its always ModiJi is the loser), my gripe is not with ModiJi, my gripe is with that turncoat buffoon Trump. I have serious doubts if he will get re-elected. IMO, he sho...
by Pulikeshi
25 Sep 2019 10:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760519

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Is it the first time or has it happened before where a US prez has included Iran as a source of terrorism n front of an Indian PM? Seems it has come a full circle: India allowed to say what she wants and the US allowed to say what she wants. Looks like this is a hard reset on an alignment. India ju...
by Pulikeshi
12 Sep 2019 03:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3164
Views: 557138

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

…now let me back to pray preach my hate!! you guys missed the point of his "visit" by a country mile. This man is an agriculturist, out on a planting spree and he has come to rouse the troops. I’m saying the same thing - if you read between the lines - let me repeat bluntly: He is saying ...
by Pulikeshi
11 Sep 2019 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3164
Views: 557138

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Jallianwala Bagh a huge shame:Archbishop of Canterbury - Narayani Ganesh – TNN he said: "If you ask a batsman who has scored 96 runs, whether he considered his innings a success, he would say, 'Let me answer that after I hit four more runs!' I feel exactly the same way, because one of the most...
by Pulikeshi
08 Sep 2019 12:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 565862

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

^^^ along those lines of careful scrutiny : The paper in Science Sept 6th: The formation of human populations in South and Central Asia The paper in Cell Sept 5th: An Ancient Harappan Genome Lacks Ancestry from Steppe Pastoralists or Iranian Farmers Still digesting the papers, but can someone shed l...
by Pulikeshi
06 Aug 2019 20:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 81224

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Im the Dim true to form: "If the world does not act today... (if) the developed world does not uphold its own laws , then things will go to a place that we will not be responsible for, " Khan added. Amazing clarity of thought - if the US and UK do not fix law and order random shootings, et...
by Pulikeshi
06 Aug 2019 11:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 81224

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

In this commotion where is Pappuji? Where is Pujya Damadji? Where is Rajmataji? Pappuji is most probably in Thailand, but where is everyone else? There is not a peep from them. Come back I miss you. Gautam We should thank la Familia for existing and hence making this day possible. Sri. Pappu will r...
by Pulikeshi
06 Aug 2019 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 81224

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

@arun - if u ignore the silly anchors and their fundamentals Congi-fusion - Sri. Salve has sane explanation of what Surat posted above:

by Pulikeshi
06 Aug 2019 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 81224

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

The danger is if the Supreme Court issued a stay order while it listens to arguments, deliberates, etc. The SC can do no such thing - they will be going against the President of India (who would not have made this move without judicial review) What was defacto has now been made dejure with the UT m...
by Pulikeshi
06 Aug 2019 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760519

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Any official unkil reaction so far regarding yesterday's moves ? Unkil wants exit! (From Af and tried to be smoke the Kashmiri stuff pipe prematurely) Chinkil’s Xi tail (HK) is on fire! UK is in Brex-tit! GCC are with the Yindu Paki is bankrupt! India is in offensive defense onlee! :mrgreen: Mere P...
by Pulikeshi
13 Jul 2019 05:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 565862

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Brilliant! This was talked about in Swadeshi Indology Conference 3 also. The genetic pattern of domesticated cattle movement is a clinching proof of OIT. Zebu bulls or cows don't wander across the Himalayan passes on their own. They were taken there by migrating Indians moving West I think someone ...
by Pulikeshi
09 Jul 2019 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

in praise of Weakness
Time stamp around 30mins - who is an observer?
Time stamp around 35mins - entanglement
Time stamp around 40mins - can we question our past?
Time stamp around 1hr - Hardy’s paradox and Vaidman’s bomb
Finally - weak measurement
by Pulikeshi
09 Jul 2019 09:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

^Maybe the ancient and later day sages and monks were right. Hard to fathom Maya with Human mind, understanding and experience. Still doesn't answer what is the purpose of this creation and why do we carry the curse of Moksha ? Agreed, but I can’t even fathom my purpose in life, so where am I to ar...
by Pulikeshi
08 Jul 2019 12:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

Everytime I read something like this, My mind goes ... e.g. There was no observer for big bang so it never happened but as soon as Scientists figured it out, The big bang along with all the later events unfolded. There is great danger in looking at QM phenomenon from an anthropocentric point of vie...
by Pulikeshi
08 Jul 2019 11:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

^^ Sir ji, what do you feel about the development so far? I am not as well read as you, so would appreciate your view on whether you feel that the development is consistent with the core philosophy or not. Thks for asking, but my feeling is really irrelevant :mrgreen: I am not any expert and in thi...
by Pulikeshi
08 Jul 2019 11:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

^^^ yes very well aware thanks for refresh - my question was if The Supreme here is this Brahman
The role based idea is only for Vedic deities have never seen or heard it for the trinity - Brahman has always been beyond...
by Pulikeshi
08 Jul 2019 07:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

^^^ IMVHO SL Bhyrappa made this concept, part of his books, of a post or title for the role for Indra and all the other gods!
Point of clarification when u get to your quantum mechanics on the nature of this Supreme and relation to Brahman or not would be helpful.
by Pulikeshi
07 Jul 2019 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

^^^ good summary... 1. There is no injunction on what constraints reincarnation in SD thinking avails to... there are several possibilities from simple energy cycles to complex theories on transmigration of atma. Further it is my contention that the complexities of attribution of cause and effect in...
by Pulikeshi
06 Jul 2019 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society



Interesting debate with J.witness’s person - not sure why they never brought the Holy Ghost out! :mrgreen:
by Pulikeshi
06 Jul 2019 10:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

the arguments and axioms need to be made consistent to the Sruthi some basic uderstanding of the epistemological structure of Sanathana Dharma needs to be adhered to. Some years back I found Mahendra Pal Arya’s thinking and articulation very interesting.... esp his reliance on pramanas... it is so m...
by Pulikeshi
29 Jun 2019 04:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760519

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Check these pictuers to get few clues . PM Modi seems to be at ease. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1144640312276586496 Japan: Earlier pictures of G20 leaders attending dinner party hosted by Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe at #G20Summit in Osaka. Considering the hosts are the Japanese, that sea...
by Pulikeshi
27 Jun 2019 09:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760519

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

ramana wrote:
Cain Marko wrote:Pompeo sir lectures India on maintaining religious freedoms.. Ongoing story. Wonder who put him up to it?

DT


Ironic - in the heydays of NAM - India was the one morally sermonizing the US :mrgreen:
Shame same achievement onlee
by Pulikeshi
18 Jun 2019 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

Disambiguations, Polly Hazarika's Ph.D. thesis, should be accessible below. https://drive.google.com/file/d/12gcs6o34l8X8gEzglseT1z78G04pF_Gz/view?usp=sharing I'm posting here because I think it is highly relevant to the discussion going on this thread, not on the "surface" but at a deepe...
by Pulikeshi
15 Jun 2019 02:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819011

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistan has lost $1 trillion due to the world not giving Pakistan $1 Trillion Berry True! Bhaat you habe mizzed 10% baksheesh onlee! :P With that 100b the Aotmy Takat of PurePukeStan and Paki-Satan will be combined into almighty answer to Bharat! Eben if Gaawd says = “ ex nihilo nihil fit ” - by G...
by Pulikeshi
11 Jun 2019 13:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 441
Views: 42372

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

The axioms I had in mind were these: 1. God is all-powerful, but disinterested* in materializing any of His (Her - doesn't really matter) potential ⋅ This is the same as the "Omkar" principle that Gupta ji mentioned above 2. We**, on the other hand, desire to materialize our abs...

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