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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Is the Universe Intelligently Designed?

Introduction Our universe is remarkable. It is filled with immense displays of cosmic beauty, from the nebulae that give birth to stars, to the end of stars in dazzling supernovae. Yet by far the most remarkable fact of our universe is the existence of life itself. Our consciousness, born from the loins of the universe, […]

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Largest Ever Study on Alcohol Consumption Proves True Quranic Pronouncement 1400 years ago.

  Another day, another verse of the Quran corroborated by empirical science. This time, the precise wording of the Quran has been reiterated (unknowingly) in the actual conclusion of the study.

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Astronaut Tim Peake: “The Universe Might Be Designed” [AUDIO]

  Last Friday, acclaimed British astronaut Tim Peake spoke at Peterborough Cathedral about the possibility that the universe was designed. While doing a tour with the space capsule that brought him back to Earth in 2016, The Times reports Peake as stating: “Although I say I’m not religious it doesn’t necessarily mean that I don’t […]

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Why Natural Selection Can’t Explain Evolution

  Though scientists often differ in their beliefs about the origin of life, there is one area that is widely thought of as being well understood, at least in principle — the evolution of life from its origin to all the complexity and variety we see today. The secret, it is said, is Darwinian Evolution.

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The Book of Life | Human Origins, Part 1

Introduction Rational Religion recently received a message from someone I’ll call ‘Sara.’ Sara used to be a Sunni Muslim. When her Muslim husband started to incline towards atheism, she began to explore scientific issues in order to find evidence for God.

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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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