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About Roderick Hindery

Roderick Hindery, now retired, taught from 1968-1997 as a professor in social and comparative ethics in the Religious Studies Departments of Temple University, California State University at Northridge and Fullerton; also at Arizona State University.

His major publications include the seminal book, Comparative Ethics in Hindu and Buddhist Traditions, and many papers and essays about comparative religious ethics and social issues.

His latest book, Indoctrination and Self-Deception or Free and Critical Thought?, is published by Mellen Press.

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Complexity of the universe, why?

August 23, 2014. Why has the universe/multi-verse emerged or been created with such complexity? Was there no alternative? Does the complexity of the universe point to intelligence or random lack of it? Would a genuinely intelligent source create a universe so infinitely and bizarrely complex? Complications are innumerable; to name a few: singularities, black holes […]

Terrorists admit propaganda is a goal

August 1, 2014 Terrorists in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East openly proclaim that not only physical violence but propaganda itself is one of their main goals. The effects of physical violence are not merely physical. They also function as threats whose predominant and long-range effects are predominately psychological and function as long-range indoctrination […]