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To Hell with the Truth!

To hell with the truth! As the history of the world proves, the truth has no bearing on anything.                                                   Eugene O’Neill: “The Iceman Cometh” Opinions and wishful thinking are not the same as provable facts. It is one thing, for example, to believe fervently that Marxism is a preferable system to capitalism, but to maintain against all the evidence that the world is a flat disc floating in space is surely unsustainable. Yet the Flat Earth…
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The group will be using drones to deliver the Bibles CREDIT: GEORGES GOBET/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Church to Drop Bibles Over ISIS-Controlled Areas

A church group in Sweden is planning to drop thousands of  electronic Bibles over parts of Iraq controlled by Islamic State. “The Bibles are the size of pill boxes and have a display,” said Christian Åkerhielm from the Livets Ord (Word of Life) group in an interview with SVT. “They require no electricity, but work on their own.”

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Islam and the Enlightenment

The intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th century that became known as the Enlightenment helped a new class to come to power in Europe. Neil Davidson asks why the more advanced civilisations of the Islamic world did not develop a similar movement of their own. In the current Western controversy over Islam, one theme recurs with increasing predictability. Many writers are prepared to acknowledge Muslim cultural and scientific achievements, but always with the caveat that Islamic civilisation never experienced an equivalent to the Enlightenment. “Islam never had to go through a prolonged period of critically examining the validity of…
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Monotheistic Religions in Contrast

The three monotheist religious traditions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, have more in common than in contention. All three believe God is one, unique, concerned with humanity’s condition. Each takes up the narrative of the others’ — Christianity and Islam carrying forward the story begun in the Hebrew scriptures of ancient Israel that define Judaism. Christianity affirms the vocation of Israel after the flesh, and Islam affirms the validity of the antecedent monotheist revelations, regarding Muhammad as the seal of prophecy and the Quran as a work of God. 

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Violence More Common in Bible Than Quran

“Violence more common” in Bible than Quran, text analysis reveals The Old Testament was found to be more than twice as violent as the Quran An analysis into whether the Quran is more violent than the Bible found killing and destruction occur more frequently in the Christian texts than the Islamic. Investigating whether the Quran really is more violent than its Judeo-Christian counterparts, software engineer Tom Anderson processed the text of the Holy books to find which contained the most violence.

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May Allah Accept the Attackers of Paris in Paradise?

Islamist radicals espousing hatred and extremism can be easily heard nowadays. They are actually criticising the freedom that had given them the platform to talk their minds. While criticising the Charlie Hebdo caricatures of the prophet Mohammad and calling for limitations on the freedom of speech, they are practicing the same right of expression they are condemning. “We are not Jews, we are not Christians. We don’t believe if you hit me on one cheek, I will give you the other,” the British radical Islamist Anjem Choudary said on the Lebanese MTV channel. Chaudary’s comments on the Parisian tragedy appeared…
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Muslim clergymen rule mars colony as Un-Islamic

Some Muslim Clergymen Know It All

Islamic clergymen have issued a ruling that colonising Mars is un-Islamic. Clerics issued a fatwa deems travelling to the red planet as impermissible for Muslims. Muslim clerics in the UAE declared a colony on Mars as un-Islamic and issued a fatwa against anyone living on Mars as there is “no righteous reason” to be there. As if they know, They argue that trying to live there would be close to committing suicide and killing oneself is strictly forbidden in Islam.

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