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Do we all disbelieve in some gods? A countryside story…

I live in a small village in the British countryside. Not much happens. Anything vaguely interesting would be the talk of the town. So I want to give you an example. Imagine that I’m walking down the street, and one of my local friends comes up to me and says that he saw this horse earlier […]

Is Secularism Sacred? A Response to Matt Ridley

By Ayesha Malik. Reposted with permission from An Eternity of Discourse.

Should Religious Parents Leave Their Kids Alone?

Religion is a hot topic these days, with Daesh prompting right-wing commentators and New Atheist activists to renew their criticism of religion in general, and Islam in particular. I spied last week a tweet (below) from one such critic Maryam Namazie, which mentioned religion being ‘imposed’ on children. It reminded me of New Atheism’s golden-boy […]

Does Dark Matter Disprove God?

Does the existence of space disprove the existence of God? (No seriously). It’s taken from Victor J. Stenger’s “God: The Failed Hypothesis.” Here’s what he says in that book, followed by our thoughts: “It is commonly thought that the universe is an intricately complex place. However, taking an overview we can see that this is a selection […]

Richard Dawkins & Natural Selection: a Love Affair

He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He decrees a thing, He only say to it, ‘Be!’ and it is. (Qur’an 2:118) Why is there something rather than nothing? That is the question that has plagued philosophers, scientists, and billions of people, throughout time and space. It is a question that is […]

Can You Be Good Without God?

Say, ‘O Allah! Originator of the heavens and the earth; Knower of the unseen and the seen; Thou alone wilt judge between Thy servants concerning that in which they differed.’ (Qur’an 39:47) “A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true” […]