Amusing news for me!

I just happened to come across the news that Prof. Periyardasan, a well known ‘Periyarist’ atheist and TV personality, had embraced Islam. I was late in catching this news since I was very busy in moving back to my hometown and starting at a new job.

I personally have no sympathy towards the ideals of Periyar and his followers in the D.K (Dravidar Kazhagam). While doing my bahcelor’s degree, I had unfortunately been forced to be in the audio vicinity of these fools spewing their anti-brahmin and anti-hindu vitriol in the guise of atheism (Seriously, your ears will bleed at the words these people used. Curiously enough, nothing was said (mocked?) about Islam or Christianity! Probably because the speakers feared losing their lives?)

Now, it is amusing how a person such as Periyardasan would have had the change of heart now, steeped in so called rationalism all these years, to embrace Islam. The more amusing news is that this latest conversion comes AFTER he became and stayed a Buddhist for sometime. That’s a confused mind there, I say. A LOT of confusion.

I wonder how he will face all those people with whom he would have debated for his belief over all these years.

  1. March 28, 2010 at 11:03 PM

    As you put it, it is just a confused mind. They start to attack Hinduism (which is convenient thing to do, for many reasons) without understanding about the religion. They will not be a natural atheist either and won’t have the real grasp of the concept of Atheism except for blindly following what was told my his leaders. Then at later years, they get desperate when they start thinking on their own and jump to different religions in search of truth…

  2. mama
    May 30, 2010 at 5:00 PM

    He is an a$$h0le. Islam is a demonic religion.

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