Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Common Sense from a Most Uncommon Man

Childish superstition: Einstein's letter makes view of religion relatively clear by James Randerson, science correspondent
The Guardian, Tuesday May 13 2008

"The word god is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honourable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation no matter how subtle can (for me) change this." Albert Einstein

Read the full article here!

If only the worlds less intelligent religious zealots could come to grips with being adults and what that entails, or as John Lennon put it "Imagine".


Sunday, May 11, 2008

Makes Me Sick... and Angry

Why some cultures need to be dumped into the dustbin of history!

'My daughter deserved to die for falling in love'

"Two weeks ago, The Observer revealed how 17-year-old student Rand Abdel-Qader was beaten to death by her father after becoming infatuated with a British soldier in Basra. In this remarkable interview, Abdel-Qader Ali explains why he is unrepentant - and how police backed his actions." Afif Sarhan in Basra and Caroline Davies The Observer, Sunday May 11 2008