Love story from HONY

I have heard from countless people about both sides of the argument as to what makes a marriage work - is it love or is it sharing similar background. Too many confuse infatuation with love, and give ammo to people who say love doesn't work. And too many think having similar background will lead to…

Unwilling to Allow His Wife a Divorce, He Marries Another

Here's my observation from a different perspective - the religious law says she needs permission from her husband to remarry. But in civil law, she is a divorcee and can remarry. So she wants to change the religious law so she can again marry under the orthodox religious law. And that makes me wonder, if…

The “other” sexism

I say all the 'right' things about women's rights and I am Batman - they should be treated as equal partners, not as minors who always need permission or protection from a male. They should be able to pursue any career or life they choose. They have the right to expect domestic help from their…

Me

Once you have met and befriended people of various nationalities, race, faiths, sects, political beliefs, ethnicities, and sexual orientation...it becomes really hard to keep believing that your background is the right/true/best. It feels like intellectual cheating and arrogance to continue to pick and choose based on convenience/selective ignorance to support your side. And for this,…