Europe has unique problems with Muslim immigration. Here’s why.

Europe has unique problems with Muslim immigration.  This is at once both an obvious statement of reality and highly controversial.  Like all History Future Now article we look at this issue from the perspective of history, how that history creates the present and how the present shapes the future. There are four fundamental components to this More...

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By Tristan Fischer On Sunday, September 28th, 2014
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The Caliphate of the Headless: why Islamic State deserves our respect

First, lets get this out of the way: the Islamic State is a frightening, murderous, group and needs to be neutralised as soon as possible. Second, their game plan is terrifyingly brilliant and deserves our More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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The Holy Trinity: How to explain Climate Change to Conservative Christians

To the great surprise of most people living in North America, January 2014 was the fourth warmest January in recorded history, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. What is even more More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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Why God needs the government: multiculturalism vs monotheism

FHN looks at the worship of Aton, the first monotheistic religion over 3,350 years ago, and how changes to European attitudes to Christianity today may make Islam more rigid in the future.   Multiculturalism and More...

By Tristan Fischer On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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Is Democracy the Opium of the Masses?

Winston Churchill famously quipped that “Democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.”  With this statement he was expressing a view that many share: yes, democracy More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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The Origins of Christianity and the Universe, Pt 2: Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar

This is a continuation of an earlier article, The Origins of Christianity and the Universe: Constantine and the Cosmic Microwave Background, but can be read as a stand alone article as well. Alexander More...

By Tristan Fischer On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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The Origins of Christianity and the Universe: Constantine and the Cosmic Microwave Background

Superficially the Roman Emperor Constantine, who made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire, and the Planck Observatory, which just released the oldest pictures of the Universe when it was a mere More...

By Tristan Fischer On Friday, November 9th, 2012
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World population since creation: 5,500BC to today

History Future Now has been researching for an article regarding global population and wanted some data about population numbers over time.  This came up, which was one of the most amazing things that I have seen More...

By Tristan Fischer On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Are Europeans fundamentally racist?

Switzerland has a unique form of democracy which allows for referendums to be held on any issue so long as the proponents gather a minimum of 100,000 certified signatures supporting the referendum.  The Ecopop More...

By Tristan Fischer On Saturday, October 27th, 2012
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The new rise of European political extremism – Greece today, where next?

History Future Now has written about the inevitable rise of extremist political parties in Europe as society is torn apart by austerity measures.  Spain now has an overall unemployment rate of more than 25% and More...