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Slavery and 'the Founding Fathers'

I was looking up some information on the founding fathers of the US, when I stumbled upon this speech, recorded from around 1687, that addressed the petition of a religious sect who were calling for the abolition of slavery. 1,024 more words


Afghan woman beaten to death for burning Qur'an didn't even do it

Three days ago I reported that an Afghan woman had been stoned to death in Kabul for supposedly burning a Qur’an in a shrine. I saw the videos of her violent execution, and they were horrific: men throwing huge rocks on top of her and stomping on her head, while a huge crowd gathered to cheer them on. 692 more words

Muslims Behaving Badly

Mr. Atheist reblogged this on My Atheist Blog and commented:

Provoking that grey matter a little keeps it growing and working. Exercise your mind a little and read this (and the other linked posts).

Religiosity and Pluralism, Christ replaced from Headship

Today’s (Sa 21/03/2015) readings are Judges 13 and Colossians 2:16-23.

Paul is keen for us not to decapitate ourselves by adopting rules invented by others for the way we live and worship.  223 more words


A Rich History! Richmond College, Galle

Forgotten History of Richmond College by Ananda Dias Jayasinha is now available ….

I. A Review by Ananda Ariyaratne

Social enlightenment is a natural reflection of level of the intellectual capacity of any society. 2,241 more words

Life Stories

Old Man Winter's Religion

We just came out of winter in the midwest, USA. I suppose it’s the same every year — by early March, people start to crack. They become unhinged.  957 more words

"Every Subject's Soul is His Own"

“Therefore, you Israelites, I will judge each of you according to your own ways, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent! Turn away from all your offenses; then sin will not be your downfall.”  386 more words