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Religious Freedom

Posted September 7, 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Member since June 25, 2013
  • 24 Posts

Have you ever felt alone? Scared, worried...hungry perhaps? One of the most common ways to cope with this is to reach out to an ultimate being. That natural spirit, be it person, animal, plant, etc., you have some supreme thing that you worship. Regardless of bad emotions/ feelings, you might even pray to this god when you feel good. But is it right for me to tell you what god to pray? Is it right for you tell me and chastise me if I do not? These are the questions of religious fre...


A Religious Yet Failing Nation

Posted September 9, 2013 no picture enenim

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Member since September 9, 2013
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Religion: A belief in the existence of God or gods. Religious: Connected to a particular religion. Nigeria arguably is one of the countries with the highest number of religious adherents(mainly Christianity and Islam) and a small percentage of atheist. Yet in spite of this “Numerical advantage” in religious statistics we are steadily slipping down the ladder of failure as a nation and people. One sure thing is, non of the religions practiced in Nigeria remotely or openly ap...


Pride and Prejudice

Posted December 30, 2013 no picture Maryam Nawaz

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Member since December 30, 2013
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I happened to meet a Chitrali girl a couple of days back: compactly wrapped in her plain, batiste, black shawl, and her eyes always looking down. She seemed to be quite introverted and diffident to me. At first glance, she was like a fish out of water. Intrigued by her novelty and the tales heard about their lifestyle, I was compelled to become acquainted with her. To my surprise, the misconception about them being conservative became a heap of mud the instant she started expressing her thoughts...