UK cleric receives death threats for supporting evolution

Here’s a sad story of a Muslim cleric who is also a scientist. He tried to expound evolution to Muslims but he experienced a backlash from the religious and, coupled with thinly veiled threats, was forced to backtrack on his previous evolution statements:

I’ve already posted that scientists that are religious are in a dubious position, and it is perhaps that rational/irrational compartmentation that blinded him to the possibility of the vehemence inflicted upon him by a large swath of the ignorant.

Article by Kulvinder Singh Matharu – 2011

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Kulvinder Matharu

"A traveller with a camera!" Based in the UK, I work in the fields of telecoms, data networks, and cyber security. I have a keen passion in travel photography, pedalling furiously on my bicycles, and travelling off the beaten path to far flung places. “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints” has been a guide in my travels. But I also take memories, emotions, and friendship.