Khurram Zaki, Critic of Islamic Extremism, Shot to Death in Pakistan

Another critic of religious extremism has died, this time in Pakistan.

Khurram Zaki was a Muslim himself, but he opposed Islamic radicalism and openly spoke out against the head of an extremist Sunni mosque. And for his activism, he was shot to death on Saturday:

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Richard Dawkins Recalls the “Passionate Hatred of Religion” of Nobel-Prize-Winning Chemist Harry Kroto

Sir Harold Walter Kroto is dead at 76. He shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a new arrangement of carbon called the buckyball (after the architect and inventor Buckminster Fuller).

Harry Kroto was a passionate advocate of science who, by the way, delighted in calling himself “a devout atheist.”

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Christian “Prophet” Explains How Prince’s Death Fulfilled Biblical Prophecy

William Tapley, a.k.a. the Third Eagle of the Apocalypse, wants you to know that Prince‘s death verifies biblical prophecy.

Why? Because, as a letter writer explains, he was the Prince (of peace!), referenced purple rain in his music, and talked about partying like it’s 1999.

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The Legacy of Prince’s Jehovah’s Witness Beliefs, As Explained by a Former Believer

Lloyd Evans, who was raised in the Jehovah’s Witnesses and now speaks out against them, ran through a number of clips of Prince speaking about his JW faith.

Evans gives a little more background and details about what Prince is really saying, how messed up it all is, and why many current JWs may not be able to relate to the icon.

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Prince Remembered: A Final (Church) Sign o’ the Times

A United Methodist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma commemorates Prince with the opening lyrics from “Let’s Go Crazy.”

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