Day: March 25, 2016

Why are people so incredibly gullible?

Source: BBC If you ever need proof of human gullibility, cast your mind back to the attack of the flesh-eating bananas. In January 2000, a series of chain emails began reporting that imported bananas were infecting people with “necrotizing fasciitis” – a rare disease in which the skin erupts into […]

Muslim shopkeeper murdered in suspected ‘religiously prejudiced’ attack after posting on Facebook of love for Christians

Detectives arrest 32-year-old man after Pakistani-born Asad Shah, 40, repeatedly stabbed in savage attack Asad Shah (inset) was stabbed to death in Glasgow Photo: SWNS By Tom Morgan 7:23PM GMT 25 Mar 2016 A popular shopkeeper was stabbed to death in a “religiously prejudiced” attack hours after posting an Easter message […]

The Hidden Religion and Science Conflict

Source: Huffington Post By Michael S. Evans Neukom Fellow at Dartmouth College, author of Seeking Good Debate: Religion, Science, and Conflict in American Public Life. More than 150 years have passed since Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, and we’re still arguing about science and religion. Outrageous public statements from religious […]

Nigeria mosque bombers kill 22

Two suspected female attackers blow themselves up inside and outside a busy mosque in northeastern Maiduguri city. 16 Mar 2016 10:28 GMT | Nigeria, Boko Haram, Africa People walk in front of a mosque after a bomb attack in Maiduguri in 2012 [File: Olatunji Omirin/Reuters] Two female bombers killed at […]