I have previously written about foolishness of the British variety in Odisha. This time, when I was in Cuttack, I managed to get my hands on a book by the name of Orissa – The Garden of Superstition & Idolatory. It is mostly written by William F.B. Laurie and goes about in a good-natured way poin... (more) The word humanoid means that which looks human. If we find humanoid species on another world and they call themselves Romans, they might call us Romanoids. I say this, not merely to be playful with words, but to make a more interesting point.
When we visualise gods and deities, they always have ... (more)