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Religion of peace in Pakistan

Pakistan is becoming more and more dangerous both for Muslims and non-Muslims. The most important for a person is survival, why to live in a place where there is a threat to your survival. If the blasphemy law is not ...

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Gender – Male/Female. It’s Not That Simple

Definition – ‘the state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones).’ (Oxford Dictionary) As is understood from the definition above, gender is not a biological absolute. The human body ...

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Women are not ‘Property’

‘Beauty provokes harassment, the law says, but it looks through men’s eyes when deciding what provokes it’ (Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth: Vintage 1991) The quote highlights the dilemma faced by women everywhere, every day. Men decide how women should ...

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Extreme Religion

An irrational belief and adherence to a religion, religious text, more commonly termed ‘fundamental’, leads to extreme behaviour, often with dire consequences. Many religions develop fundamentalists, however, the Abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, exhibit some of the worst traits ...

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The Vital Role of Empathy

Empathy is the ability to feel another’s suffering or pleasure. It’s a real breakthrough in the evolution of sentient animals like ourselves and it has also been demonstrated by other animals, whales, dolphins, elephants, apes and more. It means we ...

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Human Rights and Religion

Human rights are relatively new, conceived in the European ‘Enlightenment’ of great thinkers and humanitarians, developing through the centuries and becoming ratified through the adoption of the ‘Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris ...

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