Why Civil Marriage is Vital
Jan30

Why Civil Marriage is Vital

The uproar against the establishment of Civil Marriage in Lebanon often portrays Civil Marriage as an attack against Religion. Secular family law is frequently misinterpreted as Atheism or as an attempt at the eradication of religion. This couldn’t be further from reality, nor is the institution of Civil Marriage about denying the rights of religious people. Civil Marriage, apart from being cost-effective, is the most pragmatic...

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Argument from Ignorance
Dec30

Argument from Ignorance

 With each and every individual, is born an instinctual curiosity, urging him to ask existential questions and dig in all the possible directions trying to answer them, most of the times in vain.   Taught at philosophy classes in colleges and schools, encountered in all kinds of forums and discussion groups, the Cosmological Argument gains a high reputation among the arguments involving God(s) and Religions, simply because it is – for...

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CLAFA: An Objective Analysis of a Growing Lebanese Subculture

  Freethought Lebanon (www.freethoughtlebanon.net) is an initiative launched on December 26th 2011 by CLAFA; (The Coalition of Lebanese Atheists Freethinkers and Agnostics); a project which was born on Dec. 26th, 2007, aiming to unite all Lebanese intellectuals and freethinkers under one and only one motto “freedom of thought”. Their logo, a cedar as nucleus of an atom symbolizes the geographical disposition they seek to operate...

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