Jesus and Matthew : The part that Matthew Forgot

When Jesus was speaking to the crowd, someone said aloud: “Look, Lord, Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to You.”  Visibly offended, Jesus replied, “Who is My mother, and who are My brothers?” Pointing to the crowd of followers, He said: “These are my Mothers and my brothers.” The crowd clapped their hands and chanted, “Praise the Lord. Son of … Continue reading Jesus and Matthew : The part that Matthew Forgot

What do Atheists Bring to the Plate?

This is how I answered a rather badly composed query that was posted on my timeline on the social media: The explosion of science in the 19th century was set off when atheism became an acceptable, if not entirely respectable way of thinking. Nobody pulled out the tongue and wired the jaws of Darwin, none … Continue reading What do Atheists Bring to the Plate?

Was everything dark from space except Mecca and Medina?

Answer to a question posed to me on quora.com Broadly stated, the brightest place on earth as viewed from the ISS is the Las Vegas strip. All major the cities of the world are visible as clusters of bright spots from the ISS which is at an average altitude of 405 kilometers from earth. The … Continue reading Was everything dark from space except Mecca and Medina?

WHY REPENTING WOMEN MUST BE STONED

These are three stories, all historic events, which are often repeated separately with pride by many Scholars as a proof of virtues of women and the kindness of the Messenger of God. Linking of the stories, pardon me, is my handiwork. A young woman approached Prophet Mohammed and confessed to him that she had committed … Continue reading WHY REPENTING WOMEN MUST BE STONED

Who was Aisha? Did Muhammad marry her when she was nine?

Not true. He married a six-year-old girl, Aisha, and consummated the marriage when she was nine after she was supposed to have menstruated. After that she grew up under the prophet's loving care. When she was eighteen, prophet died of old age and possibly from sexual exhaustion. It is said by the Sunni sect that the … Continue reading Who was Aisha? Did Muhammad marry her when she was nine?

DID GOD MAKE THE LAWS OF PHYSICS?

Our universe knows no laws, nor cares for any. Its elements have their intrinsic qualities derived from their origin in what is euphemistically known as the Big Bang.           Laws of Physics are humankind’s attempt to understand, employ and make predictions based on those intrinsic qualities. All such laws are conditional, … Continue reading DID GOD MAKE THE LAWS OF PHYSICS?

God is not above Space Matter and Time

This blog is a reviewed and revised version of a 2017 blog of similar name.. I feel a little foolish when called upon to point out or critisize the childish, primitive, ignoble passages of the Old Testament and much of the New Testament, particularly Revelations. Yet when filth is thrown in one’s face, one has … Continue reading God is not above Space Matter and Time