Tag: islam

1 in 10 Porn Users are under ten-years old. Still wondering what makes a Harvey Weinstein?

I was fourteen years old and it was a sex-ed class in an all-boys school. The topic for the day? “Pornography: harmless or dangerous?” I had just finished reading one of the most influential books in my life: The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (pbuh), which had given me […]

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Book Review | Craig Considine’s “Islam, Race and Pluralism” Provides a Path to Unity

  By Damir Rafi | An Irish Muslim willing to sacrifice his life for his new country; A second-generation Pakistani in diaspora embodying the American Dream; an Ahmadi emigrating to America due to violent persecution in his previous homeland; a doctor working abroad to provide for his family thousands of miles away.

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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 Search for God in the Age of Science

Preamble Do you know what the most beautiful conversation in human history was? It was between the Prophet Muhammad and the man who would later become the first caliph of the Muslims: Abu Bakr the Truthful. He was a wealthy and respected merchant who had been travelling outside his home-town of Mecca, deep in the […]

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Why Neil deGrasse Tyson Thinks You May be Living in the Matrix

I remember watching a documentary as a kid which freaked me out. It was narrated by Stephen Hawking I believe, and ended by saying that we may all simply be a simulation in a hologram universe. My mind went into overdrive. Was I real? Was I simply a virtual reality hologram played from a giant […]

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Why You Should Never Trust New Atheists on Islam: How Jerry Coyne Misuses Evidence to Promote Islamophobia

If you don’t know Jerry Coyne, he’s something akin to the American Richard Dawkins—an evolutionary biologist who’s convinced that unguided typographical errors in genetic code produced the gamut of life on Earth, as well as someone sold on the idea that religion is an evil  standing in the way of the Even More Enlightened Age of […]

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