Vimoh Talks

Vimoh Talks

Vijayendra Mohanty talks about matters at the intersection of storytelling and society and tries to throw light on the truth that religion, culture, and politics are all manifestations of the human tendency to tell stories.

Recent Episodes

Religion, entertainment, and how Hindutva is hijacking the ex-Muslim movement

May 21, 2022

This episode went from discussions on the nature of religion, to Buddhism, to the ex-Muslim movement, to intelligent design. Tons of material in here.

Ghalib Kamal on India, Pakistan, and the future

May 18, 2022

Ghalib Kamal is a Pakistani science communicator who has been hard at work fighting irrationality and religious bigotry on YouTube. We will talk with him about how he got to where he is and where he thinks we all might go fr…

Aiman on separating art from artists

May 14, 2022

Sat down for a discussion with my Instagram friend Aiman about separating art from artists and all that is tangentially related to this matter. In recent times, we have come across multiple instances of authors and creators …

The angry Arts student

May 11, 2022

The Humanities are devalued in the Indian education system. This is no secret. But what goes unnoticed is the ways in which this devaluing ruins us on a cultural and sociological level. This episode was about the things an A…

AMA session: TV shows, atheism, and books

May 7, 2022

An off-the-cuff episode episode after a long time with no agenda. We talked about all manner of topics.

The vanity of spiritual people

May 4, 2022

In this episode we talked about the chip on the shoulder of people who define themselves as spiritual, despite spirituality not having a clear definition. We also got into gaming a little bit.