Monthly Archives: August 2013

We Are All Ignorant: Social Media and the News

Did you know that Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam, raped a nine-year old girl? Did you know that gangs use little children to lure innocent women towards their house so that they can rape them? Did you know that in … Continue reading

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Why Advertisement Is The Most Important Invention Of The Past Two Centuries

Everyone is familiar with it. Piles of paperwork in your letterbox, huge billboards in your local shopping centre and at least five seconds of nonsense before you can watch your YouTube video: advertisement is everywhere. But as annoying as it … Continue reading

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It Is Irrelevant That Atheists Are Smarter Than Religious People

Ever since the Huffington Post revealed a study that shows atheists are more intelligent than theists, many atheists have been padding themselves on the back. The idea that this somehow justifies their claims and makes them in the right seems … Continue reading

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Religious and Atheist Societies Are Destructive

Over the past few decades, the Western world has been changing. Whereas religion used to be universal, slowly but steady, it has begun losing ground and, especially in north-western Europe, but also in North America and the rest of Europe, … Continue reading

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Yellow Is Actually Not Yellow At All

After all the productive discussions on more serious topics lately, I figured it was about time to write about something much more general. Specifically: colours. You see, colours are interesting, and although you might not know it, they are extremely … Continue reading

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Why The Qur’an Could Be Deceiving

In the past few days I have been reading the Qur’an, and of course, that has led me to think about religion quite a lot. Long-time readers will know that my thoughts on the existence of God are rather neutral, … Continue reading

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Gay Rights and War: Russian and Western Politics are Equally Ignorant

Lately Russia has been in the news quite a lot, and as a blogger who is very much concerned with gay rights, it’s about time I say something on the subject as well. However, as usual, I won’t be taking … Continue reading

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