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Algerian persecution of Ahmadis

Why the Algerian government is targeting peaceful Ahmadi Muslims

Algeria, in the grand scheme of things, is not an old country. Liberated from French colonial power after almost a decade of war between the French government and the Algerian National Liberation Front, the new country was born in 1962, after great turmoil and strife. Young though it is, Algeria rapidly developed into a relatively […]

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How I Became a Spiritual Scientist | Alex Borthwick #ConvertsLikeUs

Converts Like Us is a new Rational Religion series highlighting the experiences of converts to Islam Ahmadiyya. We begin with Alex Borthwick, a physics student from the North of England, who found God in the teachings of Islam. 

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The Case for Female-Only Safe-Spaces on Public Transport

by Tahir Nasser   Articles of this nature tend to be heavy on the opinion, sparse on the facts. So let’s start with the facts, shall we? The Facts 15% of women and girls of all ages say they have been victims of unwanted sexual behaviour on London’s public transport network, according to a survey […]

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The Stain on the American Flag: The Disease of White Supremacy and how to Eradicate it

  HORATIO             Have after. To what issue will this come? MARCELLUS       Something is rotten in the state of Denmark HORATIO             Heaven will direct it (Hamlet Act 1, Scene IV, William Shakespeare) Introduction Do you remember the time before Donald Trump’s […]

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Our Media Is Fuelling Terrorism & It Has Got To Stop

  Two co-ordinated attacks at different sites in Spain: Barcelona and Cambrils. Thirteen dead, over 100 injured, and we have heard the same words across the airwaves as we always do. “We are stronger together”. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and victims”. After the number of terrorist attacks that have occurred, I […]

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The Resurrection re-told for Christian sceptics

A poll this year conducted by the BBC found that 40% of all Christians don’t believe in the Resurrection story as portrayed in the Bible, with 25% not believing in it at all. The result? More Christians don’t believe in the Biblical Resurrection story than do believe in it!     So how should sceptical Christians — who now seem to […]

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It’s Shocking How Much Tommy Robinson Holds in Common With Extremist Muslims

  “We will never have peace on this Earth so long as we have the Qur’an.” These were the words quoted by EDL founder Tommy Robinson on Tuesday morning, in a bizarre and frankly irresponsible ITV interview that featured Tommy dropping a series of bombshells on the hosts, like the fact that they hadn’t grown […]

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I’m a Doctor, and I Think I Work in Hell

‘How was work?’ she asks when I come home. I wonder how to answer that. Recently, the answer has become, ‘I’d rather not talk about work,’ and now I’ve realised why. I work as a doctor in ICU, meaning ‘Intensive Care Unit’. The ‘Intensive’ in ICU represents the bulk of what we do. Each patient has […]

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The Simulation Hypothesis is Wrong: Humans Are Not Machines

This article will take you approximately 12 minutes to read. That scrollbar may be smaller than you’d hope for, but we’re sure you’ll agree that the following is worth sticking around for: Can maths prove God? Is the universe a simulation run by an advanced civilisation? What can light bulbs teach us about the nature […]

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Why Atheists Really Need to Learn About Islam Ahmadiyya

By: Raden Roro, a convert to Islam Ahmadiyya Here are common allegations, memes, and popular quotes spewed by many atheists against all religions and all religious peoples. “Religions survive because they brainwash the young. Take away that brainwashing, and religions will die out” “We are all born atheists until someone starts telling us lies” “If you […]

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