religion

Shyness is Genetic?

Shyness (also called diffidence) is the feeling of apprehension, lack of comfort, or awkwardness especially when a person is around other people. This commonly occurs in new situations or with unfamiliar people. Shyness can be a characteristic of people who have low self-esteem. Stronger forms of shyness are usually referred to as social anxiety or […]

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Radical Group of Bangladesh Demands Removal of Greek Goddess

Leaders of the radical group of Bangladesh called Hefazat-e-Islam have threatened to stage demonstrations in the capital city Dhaka and the port city Chittagong if their demand for the removal of a newly sculpted sculpture depicting the Greek goddess Themis (an allegorical embodiment of the moral force in judicial systems) removal is not met. The […]

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Which Religion will take you to Heaven – or Hell?

Are all religions except mine wrong? Okay, there’s another possibility. Maybe all of those religions got it wrong. Or maybe there is one that got it right. The religion I believe in! It may be Christianity or Islam, Hinduism or Buddhism, but if it’s my religion, it must be the right one. Otherwise why would […]

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“Infidels” will go straight to Hell

I was born to a Indian Bangladeshi Sunni Muslim family and had been raised a muslim. My mother was a very “moderate” muslim girl who wore western outfits back in the 70’s! My father and mother actually dated for 6 months before they got married. That was really something being in a muslim country called […]

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Machete-toting Assailants goes on Hacking Spree in Bangladesh to Curb Free Speech

Two days after the brutal beheading of a Rajshahi University professor named Rezaul Karim  the same machete-toting gang hacked a 35-year old gay man named Xulhaz Mannan together with his gay partner Mahbub Rabbi in the middle of a busy Monday afternoon. Xulhaz was an USAID program officer  and the editor of the first LGBT magazine named Roopban of the muslim […]

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Letter to God

Dear God, Hope you are doing well up there. I am one of your creation, I am called a Human Being. As you already know human being’s are capable of reasoning and thought. So thank you for those gifts and intelligence to me which actually allowed me to compose this very letter to you. I […]

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Bangladesh Turns Slaughter-House for Bloggers

Bangladesh has seen the eighth murder of a blogger with secularist views in 2015. Islamic extremists in Bangladesh appear to be taking their war on secular writers and bloggers. Bangladeshi dissident bloggers around the world are being targeted by a terrorist group associated with Al Qaeda. Another secular blogger was hacked to death and three other people were […]

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If God can write on a wall, why can’t he write his own Bible?

Posted on March 8, 2015 by 500 Questions Suddenly the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the wall, near the lampstand in the royal palace. The king watched the hand as it wrote. — Daniel 5:5 According to Daniel chapter 5, God wrote the words “mene, mene, tekel, parsin” on […]

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Misogyny

Misogyny is the hatred or dislike of women or girls. Misogyny can be manifested in numerous ways, including sexual discrimination, denigration of women, violence against women, and sexual objectification of women. Misogyny can be found within many mythologies of the ancient world as well as various religions. In addition, many influential Western philosophers have been […]

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The Sinful Sex in the World of Religion

Why is sex such a sin? In every religious book there is a mentioning of the guilty pleasures of sex. The entire or all the Abrahamic religions are monotheistic and based on the story of the “Garden Of Eden”. Adam and Eve roaming around naked in the garden guilt free, when suddenly the serpent convinces Eve […]

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Buddha was waiting for God to Show Up (but God never did)

Buddha was sitting in meditation and waiting for God to speak to him. But God never did communicate with Buddha. Buddha was certain that God would speak to a Mongolian/Chinese origin human being and speak to him to make him a Prophet for the Mongolian race. But God never did spoke to him. He meditated […]

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What is Sharia Law?

– Sharia law is practiced in many Muslim countries – specifically Saudi Arabia, but it’s extremist groups like ISIS and the Taliban that enforce it the harshest.

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Blogger Aliaa Defecates on IS Flag

Egyptian-born feminist activist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy posted a picture of herself and another female (on her blog) of defecating and menstruating on the Islamic State flag. In the graphic image, the 23-year-old activist is shown facing the camera in a squatting position while apparently menstruating on the flag, while the other woman, dressed in a black hijab […]

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Heaven may just be an “imagination”

Imagine you are imagining heaven in your head. What comes to your mind? a peaceful place? a beautiful place? a place full of virgins? Well through out human history “death” has been a very difficult thing to deal with. Death is the end of everything, everything here on Earth at least. It is “The End” […]

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Why STAR TREK may not happen

Humans have come a long way. In the history of human beings it has been a very long and painful ride to get to where we are now. It picked up paced in the last 100 years and we are actually zooming towards the era of Star Trek. Or that is what I do like […]

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Adam and Eve’s childhood

Adam and Eve, according to the creation myth of Abrahamic religions, were the first man and woman. The story of Adam and Eve is central to the belief that God created human beings to live in a Paradise on earth, although they fell away from that state and formed the present world full of suffering […]

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God’s messages in Different Languages?

God is universal. The language in which his message arrives should have been universal too. But it seems like they are not. His messages are broken into parts,time and culture. The Geeta of Hinduism is in Sanskrit, the Torah of the Jewish religion is in Hebrew, the Bible of Christianity was in Aramaic, the sacred […]

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Theory of Evolution : The Blue Print Discovered

Charles Darwin was the first to formulate a scientific argument for the theory of evolution by means of natural selection. Evolution by natural selection is a process inferred from three facts about populations: 1) more offspring are produced than can possibly survive, 2) traits vary among individuals, leading to different rates of survival and reproduction, […]

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God had to “Test” it all out – or How else did God Derive to the Conclusion?

Every religion in the world states that man was created to worship God. God had created man and woman. God had created the Earth, the Sun and the entire Universe. All major religious books states this fact, but what the book’s does not tell me is How God “derived to the conclusion”. God created the […]

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Why did religion not spread in the Arctic?

Take a good look at the above map and think for a while. Now tell me you don’t find it a little disturbing. Tell me that how religion, which each and every single one of them claims to be “universal”, does not look so universal. If God wanted us to belong a certain religion than […]

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