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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Atheism

Atheism was not born in modern times, nor when someone anxiously broadcast the news that ‘God is dead’.

Between 800500 BCE in India, at the time when the Upanishads were beginning to be compiled as books (ruti), there were already statements circulating that denied any eternal, powerful Reality. Heaven and Hell were refuted and priests mocked. In one of the Upanishads, there is a section that compares priests to…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.