Yearly Archives: 2008

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Two-nation theory

Two-nation theory

Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury

NIZAMI’S statement eulogising the “two-nation theory” shows that the party remains loyal to its dark past. He tries to justify the hypothesis on which Pakistan was created. He argued that if Pakistan had not been created, Bangladesh would never have been born.

Coming on Victory Day, such statements are an insult to […]

By |December 28th, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|3 Comments

Folk Islam is alive and well in Bangladesh judging by politicians’ preëlection activities

 

Folk Islam is alive and well in Bangladesh judging by politicians’ preëlection activities

A.H. Jaffor Ullah

After 23 months of emergency rule, Bangladesh ’s voters will head to thousands of polling places on December 29, 2008 to elect the members of the parliament.  The politics is brought to life anew.  Therefore, it is a high time to […]

By |December 25th, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics, Religion|4 Comments

Did Jesus Really Rise From The Dead?

[Moderator’s note: The following article is excerpted from Dan Barker’s recent book,  “Godless”. Dan Barker (born June 25, 1949) is a prominent American atheist activist who served as a Christian preacher and musician for 20 years, but left Christianity in 1984. After almost 20 years of evangelical preaching, missionizing, and Christian songwriting, Dan Barker started […]

By |December 25th, 2008|Culture, Philosophy, Religion|2 Comments

Did a historical Jesus exist?

[Moderator’s note: Christmas day is very near. No matter how big the celebration is in the mundane world, we have to admit that this day is equipped and merged with myth, legend, folklore, fantasy, and superstition. In the interest of distinguishing facts and fiction, a few historical facts need to be kept in perspective. I […]

By |December 25th, 2008|Philosophy, Religion|9 Comments

My Response to a Pakistani School Student

My Response to a Pakistani School Student

Abul Kasem

Hi Moujee;

Thank you for reading this very old essay. In this essay I have described in complete honesty what I had seen with my own eyes, and what I had experienced with my own person in the tumultuous days of the onslaught of Pakistani army’s atrocities in Bangladesh. […]

By |December 24th, 2008|Bangladesh, Liberation war|3 Comments

AL-JP alliance: a journey to wilderness

AL-JP alliance: a journey to wilderness

Mozammel H. Khan

 

Since its inception some sixty years ago, the Awami League (AL) has lost more elections than it has won. Nevertheless, in many respects, the party has steadfastly occupied a high moral ground vis-à-vis its political rivals. Any act that gives rise to any ambiguity to its adherence to […]

By |December 24th, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|4 Comments

Quranic Erroneous Science and Contradictions!

Quranic Erroneous Science and Contradictions!

Syed Kamran Mirza

This essay with some samples of Quranic contradictions and erroneous science has been prepared to rebut wishful Islamists who are claiming science in Quran. Qur’an has numerous scientific flaws, historical, ethical, and logical contradictions, though Mullahs and many western educated Islamists always claim that Quran is infallible and immutable […]

By |December 20th, 2008|Philosophy, Religion, Science|62 Comments
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