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Science v. Jihad: Charting the Rise of Atheism in the 21st Century

Publié le 1 décembre, 2009 | 3 commentaires
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Science v. Jihad:  Charting the Rise of Atheism in the 21st Century

“Those who believe absurdities will commit atrocities.” – Voltaire Mark Cosgriff, Atheism , 2007 Certains droits réservés. The predominant historical cause of Western atheism was, until the 21st century, the increase and development of scientific knowledge available to human observation. The discovery of electricity made Zeus’ ‘thunderbolts’ obsolete; they remain part of our consciousness only […]

Tariq Ali in Conversation (Part II)

Publié le 1 novembre, 2007 | Pas de commentaires
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Tariq Ali in Conversation (Part II)

In Part II of his interview with Tariq Ali, Lorenzo Buj asks the historian and novelist about his take on the meaning of Islamic jihad and his reaction to Iranian President Ahamdinejad’s recent visit to Columbia University, New York. Daquella Manera, Jihad for Mayor, end regentrification, 2006 Certains droits réservés. Buj: What do you say […]