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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 […]

How to be Free: Supermodel Bar Rafaeli Breaks it down in Racist Advert

A clothing brand named Hoodies has released an advertisement depicting a model, Bar Refaeli, clad in a black niqab shortly before removing it and dancing for joy while a voiceover declares that “Freedom is basic”.

Darwinism & Eugenics

Eugenics is a set of beliefs and practices that aims at ‘improving’ the genetic quality of a human population by applying to human beings the principles of selective breeding that are commonly used on animals. This usually involves either sterilising or even ‘culling’ those echelons of society which are deemed somehow unfit, e.g. the poor, […]

COSMIC DICE: God, Chance & the Multiverse

Introduction In an earlier article, we explained how there is a wide-reaching consensus among physicists that the universe is finely-tuned. Fine-tuning means that the universe’s initial conditions and physical laws permit life, while even tiny changes in their nature or calibrations would make it impossible for life to really get going. In that article’s conclusion, […]

Science & Religion: Similarities and Differences

Science and religion. Friends or foes? The two fields have been in an intellectual and experimental dance since time immemorial, and still the curtains haven’t been drawn on the subject. Will there ever be reconciliation between the two? The criticism at present (and for some time) is that religion no longer produces visible results. This […]

Is it Irrational to be a Religious Scientist?

By Hamaad Khan This series will explore the relationship between religion and science, discussing whether the two are compatible or mutually contradictory. The articles in this series will touch upon various strands of science, and discuss whether our modern age of advancements has strengthened or weakened the case for God. Today we know more about […]