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Tag Archive: Secularism

Apr 29 2014

Women and religion

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They all agree on subjugating and suppressing women.

Sep 21 2013

Dublin declaration on secularism empowering women 2013

I was one of the speakers for the Dublin conference on ‘Empowering Women Through Secularism’ this year. It was a great conference, and a great declaration was made. All we want is to make our world a better place. 1. Secular Values in Society The secular values that will empower women are science-based reason, equality …

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Jul 05 2013

We meet for a good cause

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I attended two atheist-humanist conferences in last two months. One was in Kamloops, Canada and another was in Dublin, Ireland. Canada conference’s topic was Imagine no religion. You can listen to almost everyone here. Ireland conference’s topic was Empowering women through secularism. Here you will get to listen to all great speakers. It was a …

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Mar 20 2013

Islam will not change, Muslims will.

Some ex-Muslims believe Islam is resistant to change. They think there are a few reasons why the Islamic tradition is more resistant to change and the creation of a secular liberal breathing space for adherents than many other religious traditions appear to be.

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Mar 18 2013

Not only the Islamists, the government is now harassing atheists in Bangladesh.

‘It is time to refuse to tiptoe around people who claim respect, consideration, special treatment, on the grounds that they have a religious faith, as if having a faith were a privilege endowing virtue, as if it were noble to believe in unsupported claims and ancient superstitions.’ – A. C. Grayling * It seems a …

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Mar 03 2013

A Freedom Fighter’s Voice!

I was not a freedom fighter. But as a little girl I experienced the horrors of war. Saleem Samad expressed his feelings on secular uprising in Bangladesh. His words touched my heart. The deafening roar of the youth at Shahbag Square, the epicentre of protest in Dhaka, is awe-inspiring. Mainly because over 1 lakh youth …

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Mar 03 2013

Secular Uprising in Bangladesh

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Why I support Shahbag! Having keenly observed the Tahrir Square revolution and the eventual victory of Muslim Brotherhood and Islamists in Egypt, I no longer get easily impressed by crowd-sourced movements. A multitude of activists, connected primarily via Facebook, as well as progressive bloggers had gathered on Bangladesh streets demanding death penalty for a war …

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Jan 18 2013

Bangladesh sucks

Bangladesh sucks. Yes it does. It does everything to make Islamists ruin the country. It started a war against me more than 20 years ago. Hundreds of thousands of Islamists took to the streets for my execution by hanging, they did it because I told the truth about the incompatibility between Islam and women’s rights. …

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Oct 18 2012

Madanjeet Singh, a great secular humanist donated one million U.S. dollars to women’s education.

Madanjeet singh, the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and the Founder of the South Asia Foundation is one of the greatest secular humanists of our time. An attack on Malala Yousafzai prompted him to donate one million U.S. dollars to women's education and empowerment.

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Jul 12 2012

Lunatics will soon start fasting

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Scientists discovered a 5th moon of Pluto. They have named it P5. What are the religious bigots doing? They are not interested in exploring things. They are waiting for the- age-old-moon-visited-and-flagged-by-the-Americans to rise, so they can begin their Ramadan-fasting. Throughout the world, superstitions revolve around the Moon. If you want to know about them, they …

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