Jack's blog consists of random thoughts, found items, philosophy and humor.
Some of the parchment pages in the Yemeni hoard seemed to date back to the seventh and eighth centuries A.D., or Islam's first two centuries—they were fragments, in other words, of perhaps the oldest Korans in existence. What's more, some of these fragments revealed small but intriguing aberrations from the standard Koranic text. Such aberrations, though not surprising to textual historians, are troublingly at odds with the orthodox Muslim belief that the Koran as it has reached us today is quite
Muslim protestors at the Global Atheist Convention, Melbourne Australia.
While we were inside learning about the cosmos, meditating on inner peach and living for the moment, and contemplating how to structure a peaceful, tolerant, nondiscriminatory, equal, and fair society these Muslim were outside mindlessly chanting slogans of fear and death in the name of religion. What is unfortunate is the Christian
Indonesian Muslims give us an insight to what a theocracy looks like. I doubt a Christian theocracy in America would be much different.
31-year-old Alexander Aan faces a maximum prison sentence of five years for posting “God does not exist” on Facebook. The civil servant was attacked and beaten by an angry mob of dozens who entered his government office at the Dharmasraya Development Planning Board on Wednesday. The Indonesian man was taken into protective police custody Friday since