Islam and Science
23 February 2009
2/3: Ehsan Masood explores the status of science in the modern Islamic world, and asks whether measures taken to promote science are having an impact on Muslim scientists.
So very sad, bl..dy, ‘Fundamentalists and Bankers’: setting us back years – maybe, 30 or 40 years of great toil and massive endeavour! (science and technology has done more than the religionists have ever done for humankind in less than one minute – makes you so very cross, with certain aspects, about our current and appallingly gross ‘human nature’ – they know who they are) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00hj0kd
War Crimes – The Axis of Revolting (Evil – Governments) – not mine, surely? http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/7904929.stm
Not mine, surely? http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7883073.stm
Who has got the responsibility? "I was reminded of something Justice Louis Brandeis once said: that in a democracy, the most important office is the office of citizen". Barack Obama ‘The Audacity Of Hope’.
"Respect for authority is always wrong, and violence is sometimes right". Notes of Dads – WW11 Veteran RNVR.
"There’s been a rising chorus of alarm from church leaders at what they regard as the "aggressive secularism" marginalising Christianity, the religion whose precepts – such as "do as you would be done by", and upholding the sanctity of human life – once underpinned British laws". Ref, ‘Stuck In The Gutter’ or ‘The Long Childhood’ Bronowski http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7783563.stm And, Ref, Church Schools and Faith Schools, "Why we don’t like some of you ‘Church Leaders’ in our Schools – They are intolerant and ‘not fit for purpose’" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAKRvBe_-EA&feature=PlayList&p=6F9316A9369901B9&index=0