evidence of absence

Rajesh Kochhar rkk at NISTADS.RES.IN
Tue Aug 8 09:19:56 UTC 2000

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "nanda chandran" <vpcnk at HOTMAIL.COM>
>Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2000 1:42 AM
>Subject: Re: SV: Rajaram's bull
>> Some of the earliest of Tamil literature mentions
>> Brahmins and they're referred to only in their religious capacity. Plus
>> also what kind of evidence is there in Tamil literature regarding any
>> invasion? If an Aryan invasion did happen why did the Dravidians never
>> write about it? And where's there any evidence in Tamil literature
>> regarding a homeland for Tamils anywhere outside Tamil Nadu?

RESPONSE>*****Please note that absence of evidence is not evidence of
absence. All text/oral traditions are valuable for what they say and not for
what they omit. Rgveda doen not mention common salt.
If the dark barked,it was there. But if the dog did not bark, one is left
wondering whether the bark was missing or the dog itself.
rajesh kochhar

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