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Legendary Evolutionary Biologist Calls Out Modern Atheism in Final Interview

You may not have heard of Carl Woese, but he’s one of the most famous names in modern biology.

Are We All Atheists? A Response to Ricky Gervais

Many prominent atheists, such as Richard Dawkins and Ricky Gervais, object to the existence of God with the argument that throughout the ages, God has had many different names and descriptions. What these atheists fail to realise, however, is that the very fact that the concept of God has emerged and persisted throughout human history, […]

Snapshot: Can A Rational Religion Encourage Punishment for Those Who Leave it?

In this new series of short articles, ‘Snapshot,’  we tackle common misconceptions about religion, in particular the Islamic faith, which commonly lead fair-minded individuals to turn away from the very concept of religion. We at Rational Religion argue that faith, practised in its true form, is both rational and in harmony with human nature. The first […]

The Anthropic Principle, Dismantled

It is no secret that the Universe looks finely tuned for life. This is a problem for atheists because a finely-tuned universe seems to point to a Designing Intelligence behind the existence of the Universe. As famous physicist Fred Hoyle put it: “A common sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a super-intellect has monkeyed […]

Meccan Capitalism & The Economic Revolution of Islam

About the Author Ahmed Danyal Arif London, UK Ahmed Danyal Arif is a French economic historian currently working in London. He has a Masters degree in Economics and Politics. After working for the French tax administration system, he took time off to write his first book — Islam & Capitalism: For an Economic Justice [French]. […]

Blasphemy and Islam: The Case of Asia Bibi

The streets are blocked. The schools closed. Mass disruption and hysteria runs throughout the land all the while the camera stares down at them squarely. They have their audience. Now the question remains: what has this achieved? This past week a clergy of Pakistani Muslims, along with their vacant-minded followers, have set their stage onto […]