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Hollywood: it’s showtime

By Bill Siegel During this week’s Golden Globes ceremony, Hollywood made numerous gestures in support of our freedom of expression. Referencing the computer hack of Sony Pictures in response to...

The “Perfection” of Mohammed

By Howard Kainz The recent developments in Paris are indeed sad. The satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, went to extremes, as satire often does, in criticizing Christianity, Judaism, Islam and other...

Why is there suffering

Abid, a reader from alisina.org asked, “Why God couldn’t make it such a way that we grow strength without generating so much pain in body and muscles? In the same...

Ten ways the Mafia and Islam are similar

During a debate on HBO’s Real Time last October, host Bill Maher declared that Islam is “the only religion that acts like the mafia, that will f***ing kill you if...