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Seen Through the Lens of Life

– By Abdur Rahim

The natural gift has made us capable of asking questions and attempt to provide answers to their unending questions. Many say that as humans, we are the superior species of all species on earth, and thus, we are free to think, gather new knowledge, innovate, and create new things by virtue of […]

By |December 29th, 2017|Freethinking, Religion, Secularism|3 Comments

State needs to stand up against the bully

By: Paplu Bangali

Will Bangladesh government be protecting those who have burned and vandalized Hindu houses in Horkoli Thakurpara village of Rangpur district today (Nov 10, 2017) similar to other miscreants who have not been punished by the law?

October the 30th, 2016, hundreds of people gathered in Brahmanbaria district in eastern Bangladesh to protest a Facebook […]

By |December 17th, 2017|Bangladesh, Human Rights, Religion, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where did it all go so wrong?

“It’s a systematic prolonged campaign of hate, threats of violence, and division based on religious identity”

Shocked by the reports of yet another atrocity committed against a Hindu community by a mob of 20,000 Muslim men of neighboring villages, with whom for generations they have shared good and bad times, I thought of a famous quote […]

Hedenius Prize 2017 goes to blogger Shamima Aktar

This year’s Hedenius Prize is awarded to Shamima Aktar for her work for women’s rights and integration, as well as as representative of secular bloggers and activists forced to fly to Sweden from Bangladesh.

Shamima Aktar (Shamima Mitu) is awarded the 2017 Hedenius Prize for her work for women’s rights in Bangladesh and Sweden. She is […]

Shouldn’t Rajshahi University be sued for discrimination against non-Muslim students?

Recently there has been a storm of protest in the social media against a question on a test for admission to Rajshahi University in Bangladesh. The participants in the protests are mostly Bangladeshis at home and abroad.

Here is a copy of a part of the test, courtesy of bdnews24.com

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While many of the questions are worthless […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Bangladesh, Mukto-Mona, Religion, Society, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rippling Spacetime

By: Adib Bakth

About a hundred years ago, Einstein provided humanity with priceless gems of groundbreaking insight regarding gravity, space, and time; unveiling the shroud of mystery previously concealing gravity’s propagation, as well as revealing the true nature of time and it’s inseparable link to space. The truly beautiful and elegant depiction of reality he bestowed […]

By |October 28th, 2017|Astronomy, Science, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Got The Time?

By: Adib Bakth

Time, seemingly immutable in its flow; second after second tick by, minute by minute the world ages, year by year we grow, learn, and eventually, we perish. It seems as though time flows forever forwards at a steady unchanging rate; time acts much akin to how a river does, one with a permanent, […]

By |October 17th, 2017|Astronomy, Philosophy, Science, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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