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"my rapist was protected in the name of honor."

Fatima contacted the BBC World Service citizen journalism project, Your Story, because she wanted to share her experiences of sexual abuse growing up within a strict Muslim family in Abu Dhabi.



She suffered many years of abuse before she finally told her mother what had been going on.



Fatima is now 26. She lives in the United States of America where she has just been given asylum and citizenship after establishing that she would be in danger if she returned to her home… Continue

Added by Kira on March 27, 2009 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

If you could ask Richard Dawkins ONE question what would it be?

read the title.

Added by Kira on February 14, 2009 at 5:08pm — 2 Comments

The Bible: Primitive Nonsense



Occasionally, the Mormons or JWs will knock on my door and offer their Mormon Bible, the Watchtower, or whatever. I wanted something brief to trade with them, so I put together the following 2-pager.



The Bible as Primitive Nonsense



Christianity is based on the stories and claims of the Bible. If the Bible is not largely accurate history, then Christianity has no foundation. Thus, either the Bible is… Continue

Added by Kira on December 3, 2008 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci



Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate multi-tasker: an accomplished scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. If you want to be a Renaissance Man (or Renaissance Woman), you can learn a lot from how Leonardo da Vinci lived and thought. Based on studying the life and work of this famous polymath[1] anyone can emulate da Vinci with the following… Continue

Added by Kira on November 12, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

15 Universities Offering Free Online Science Courses

Free science courses are a great way to prepare for college or review what you have already learned. They also serve as a valuable resource for self-learners who want to increase their science knowledge without the standard out of pocket expense. There are a number of elite universities that offer free science courses online. Examples include the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the… Continue

Added by Kira on November 12, 2008 at 12:23pm — No Comments

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