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2012 in review

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 19,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.

Three way solution for the problem of crime against women

Three way solution for the problem of crime against women

The recent case of the Delhi gang-rape has sparked a lot of protests throughout India. This, ofcousre, is not the only incident of rape in India. There have been many more cases reported, and infact it is reported that the crime of rape and sexual assault against women has increased recently. But, as we stand together against […]

Is Eternal Punishment for Finite Sins Justified?

Is Eternal Punishment for Finite Sins Justified?

God is Just, and He will reward the doers of good with paradise and the doers of bad with Hell in the hereafter, some of whom will remain in it ‘forever’. However some people question the concept of eternal punishment in hell fire. They claim that an eternal punishment for finite number of sins is […]

The Scientific Debate over Free Will

The Scientific Debate over Free Will

Determinism is “the [philosophical] theory that all events, including moral choices, are completely determined by previously existing causes.” The debate between free will and determinism is not new. Theologians and philosophers  have been arguing about it since centuries. What exactly is mind? Is just a product of the electrochemical circuitry of the brain? Or is […]

Why did the Prophethood end?

Why did the Prophethood end?

Islam is not a new religion that came into existence 1400 years back. Islam is an Arabic word which means ‘submission to God’. This religion of submission of God is in existence since the beginning of humanity. Islam teaches that there is Only One God. It also teaches that God sent many different prophets and […]