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There are moments when many eyes turn and focus on something dramatic. The recent example familiar to most will have been the utterly tragic shooting in Las Vegas that resulted in so much trauma (58 people dead and 546 were injured). Most will correctly attribute this to be the senseless […]

Why do people believe Conspiracy Theories?

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The practical tips on how to really help via a good charity are further down. First comes a bit of fun that points out some of the utterly absurd and quite frankly daft claims from the more extreme fringes of the religious community. Being faced with such silly claims from […]

Hurricanes – How you can really help?

On 4th January in 2011 Salmaan Taseer, the Pakistani governor of the province of Punjab, was gunned down and brutally murdered by Malik Mumtaz Qadri who was one of his own bodyguards. I blogged about it at the time and highlighted that Five hundred Pakistani religious scholars said that anyone who expressed grief over the assassination of Salman Taseer, governor […]

Islamists: Turning the hero into a villain and a brutal thug into a hero