Monthly Archives: January 2009

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Bible Contradictions

Bible Contradictions
Dan Barker

 

[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 […]

By |January 30th, 2009|Culture, Religion|3 Comments

Promised digital Bangladesh and the young generation

Promised digital Bangladesh and the young generation
 Md. Anwarul Kabir

 

The honeymoon period for the newly installed Government led by Awami League is yet to over. The landslide victory of Awami League in the last election has given the new government of Sheikh Hasina an enormous task of meeting people’s aspirations. Different analyses of the electoral results […]

By |January 30th, 2009|Uncategorized|9 Comments

Cow’s Excreta as Medicine: Insult to Humanity


Cow’s Excreta as Medicine: Insult to Humanity
Srinivas Kakkilaya

The cow is, at the least, an animal domesticated by man for help in agricultural activities.  Although the mighty machines now used in farming have made these animals irrelevant in agriculture, valiant attempts are being made, at least in India, to preserve the exalted position of […]

By |January 27th, 2009|Culture, India, Philosophy, Religion, Science|26 Comments

Allah recognizes the existence of other Gods!

Allah recognizes the existence of other Gods!
Mohammad Asghar

The religion of Islam revolves around what are known to be its five pillars. These pillars are: (1). Believing in the Oneness of Allah and that the Prophet Muhammad is (not was!) His Prophet; (2). Offering daily five prayers to Allah; (3) Fasting in the month of […]

By |January 27th, 2009|Culture, Philosophy, Religion|9 Comments

A Guide to the Qur’anic Contradictions (Part-4)

A Guide to the Qur’anic Contradictions (Part-4)

Abul Kasem

 After 3rd Part

Sura 8: al‑Anfal (The Spoils of War)

 

8:9
Allah helped Muhammad with one thousand angels in succession (following one another: Gabriel led five hundred of them, and Michael led five hundred of them—ibn Kathir).
Contradiction: 3:125 says Allah helped Muhammad in Badr with five thousand angel soldiers.
Contradiction: 3:124 says Muhammad […]

By |January 25th, 2009|Culture, Philosophy, Religion|13 Comments

Terrorism and the Root Causes

Terrorism and the Root Causes
Real Ahsan

Terrorism, while an old phenomenon, has taken new dimensions over the last 8 years or so.  Why suddenly, this surge of terroristic activities and how they can be addressed to be eradicated from our societies.  Not an easy task by any standards.

First, we need to agree that Extremism […]

By |January 24th, 2009|Culture, Politics, Terrorism|54 Comments

Would any aspiring president dare to emulate Bush’s legacy?

Would any aspiring president dare to emulate Bush’s legacy?

A.H. Jaffor Ullah

George Bush’s presidency was over by the time Joe Biden took the oath for the office of Vice President administered by Supreme Court Justice Stevens.  Be mindful that Barack Obama’s oath taking ceremony had not taken place at the time.  The U.S. constitution states that […]

By |January 21st, 2009|Culture, International, Personality, Politics|1 Comment
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