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Unpolarised

Unpolarised

By Ram Iyer
Raw thoughts of a humanist.
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COVID and high ORAC foods: Powdered oxygen cylinder from WhatsApp University
Original Post: http://https://blog.ramiyer.me/covid-and-high-orac-foods/.
12:21
April 11, 2021
COVID has become deadlier, claims a WhatsApp University circular
A new message claiming to be from the CMC Vellor Doctors’ group is doing the rounds on WhatsApp. Is it another sensational message or a sensible one? Is the newer variant of COVID-19 more fatal? Original: https://blog.ramiyer.me/covid-has-become-deadlier/. If you would like to know more about how the virus behaves, read COVID and Credibility.
09:28
April 11, 2021
Can we be free of Chinese goods
Ever since Prime Minister Modi made his speech on the 12th of May 2020,  Aatmanirbhar started trending. My Facebook newsfeed showed countless  memes and what not, about boycotting Chinese products. In this episode we try to understand what it would take to be free of Chinese products, if at all.
13:59
May 24, 2020
Are you an atheist
After watching a rather curious video on Facebook about there being an Intelligent Designer who created us, I got thinking. And this episode is a product of that.
08:07
March 31, 2020
Can we kill a virus
In  the last blog post, I had made a statement about how a living organism  works, specifically, propagation. I had equated that with that of the  behaviour of a virus. Later I realised that it could lead to some  confusion, with some thinking that a virus is a living organism. This episode wishes to clarify.
06:09
March 29, 2020
Janata Curfew and some statistics
This episode gives you an idea of the nature of the spread of the virus, and why it is extremely important that we maintain social distance.
12:21
March 24, 2020
The coronavirus panic roundup
A little analysis on the panic-buying situation, thanks to the coronavirus.
15:07
March 21, 2020
The CAA is not about throwing out people
Over  the last week, I saw protests everywhere. Most groups (not WhatsApp  groups) that I am part of had a discussion about the Citizenship  (Amendment) Act going. A lot of noise, smoke and mirrors and lack of clarity has led to chaos. This episode accompanies my post, https://l.ramiyer.me/2Z9cj1e.
54:01
December 21, 2019