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From Farabi to ISIS: The Virus of Faith is Indeed Real!

Blasphemy Rights day or Blasphemy day in short, is very near (September 30th).   This day is dedicated to those who are systematically being persecuted, harassed, or killed for their simple expression of Freethought (more precisely, for their ‘blasphemous’ views towards religion).  I wrote a small piece last year (see here).

This year I […]

The American Dream — An Illusion or Reality?

In the dry, evening heat of Bangladesh, a girl visiting from America stands alone on the balcony of her grandmother’s lavish condominium. Located roughly thirty miles north of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s suffocatingly-populated capital, Uttura Model Town – Uttura, for short – has a suburban character. In […]

Buying a Gift for My Wife

Buying a Gift for My Wife
By Adnan Lermontov

(First Draft. July 10, 2011)

On the way back from The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace, in Tokyo Japan, I notice a man, ahead of me, laying flat on the street, and all the cars are going around him. Is he dead? Is that a […]

By |July 10th, 2011|book, Culture, Education, International, Literature, Personality|1 Comment

Chasing Dalí

Chasing Dalí by Adnan Lermontov

At 12:08 a.m., on May 01, 2011, I heard on T.V. that Osama Bin Laden was killed. Immediately and bizarrely, I thought why don’t I go on a trip to see all my favorite Dalí paintings around the world, and write a travel book about that. How long would it […]

By |May 5th, 2011|book, Literature, Terrorism|0 Comments

The Firing Protocol

The Firing Protocol

(A short story)

By Adnan Lermontov

Dedicated to my paternal grandfather, Sheikh Afsaruddin

1.

“Please have a seat.”

“Why? What’s happening?”

“I am eliminating you. It’s 4:30, so you have 30 minutes to pack and leave. Take whatever you can, and the rest will be […]

The New Atheism : Prof. Victor Stenger’s new book is just out!

The New Atheism
 
Taking a Stand for Science and Reason
 
Victor J. Stenger

In 2004, Sam Harris published The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason  which became a major bestseller. This marked the first of a series of series of bestsellers that took a harder line against religion than has been the custom among […]

By |September 24th, 2009|book, Literature, Philosophy, Science|0 Comments
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