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Kaveh Mousavi

Author's details

Name: Kaveh Mousavi
Date registered: February 26, 2014

Biography

Kaveh Mousavi is the pseudonym of an atheist ex-Muslim living in Iran, subject to one of the world's remaining theocracies. He is a student of English Literature, an aspiring novelist, and part-time English teacher. He is passionate about politics, video games, heavy metal music, and cinema. He was born at the tenth anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran. He has ditched the Islamic part, but has kept some of the revolutionary spirit.

Latest posts

  1. Iran students face expulsion from Norway over sanctions — July 27, 2014
  2. Link Round Up 7/26/2014 — July 26, 2014
  3. The Subtlety Illusion — July 25, 2014
  4. PSA: Never Trust Press TV — July 23, 2014
  5. Iranian Volleyball Watchers Protest Censorship and Political Prisoners — July 22, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. “Libertarian” Is Not an Insult — 272 comments
  2. Libertarian Is Not an Insult Part 2 — 123 comments
  3. Culture is the Problem — 103 comments
  4. Iran Before and After the Shah: Clearing a Misunderstanding — 76 comments
  5. Afghan Election: Abdullah and Ahmadzai Go to the Second Round — 71 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 27 2014

Iran students face expulsion from Norway over sanctions

This is another example that current sanctions hurt people and not the regime. While Khamenei’s wealth has grown under the sanctions, and specific military linked fundamentalist groups have benefited greatly, Iranian economy has toppled and people’s lives have gotten worse. One of the groups worst hit by these sanctions are Iranian students who study abroad, who …

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Jul 26 2014

Link Round Up 7/26/2014

The Story of the Week: Our friends over at Skptic Ink publish a joint book. Read about it here. Skeptic Ink writers visit Skeptic Canary Show to discuss their new book. I personally don’t have access to the book, but you might want to check it out. Other Story of the Week: Make sure to continue reading the …

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Jul 25 2014

The Subtlety Illusion

I had this atheist friend who used to be mean to every religious person he came across. He would call religious people “stupid”, simply for believing in religion, and mocking them in a mean spirited manner. I confronted him on multiple times over this, and he always argued reasonably – he even sometimes confronted other atheists …

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Jul 23 2014

PSA: Never Trust Press TV

This originally was posted on Facebook, changed a bit. People, it’s pathetic to block people for questioning your source. A Facebook user shared a story from Press TV, which is officially and openly funded by the Islamic Republic, and it is very notorious as a blatant propaganda news agency, claiming that an Israeli MP has …

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Jul 22 2014

Iranian Volleyball Watchers Protest Censorship and Political Prisoners

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Iran’s volleyball team is good, becoming the fourth in the World League. Women were recently banned from watching the game in the stadium, which justifiably caused the volleyball world federation is banning Iran from taking part in future tournaments for its sexist policies. And when TV broadcasts the games taking place in other countries, it …

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Jul 21 2014

Check Out Avicenna’s Very Important Post on a Rape Case in Afghanistan

This is really important. I wanted to put it in my link round ups, But Avicenna brought up some major concerns in Facebook so I decided to do the best I can. Please share this as it needs to be read. This is the post: No Honour – The men have to wash their shame with …

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Jul 21 2014

As an Ex-Muslim I Cannot Stop Caring About Islam Because It Still Defines My Life

As I have mentioned I recently submitted to Hiba Krisht’s project Ex-Hijabi Photo Journal a guest post entitled 101 Sins I Commit During the World Cup and Ramadan Just in One Day. Now my post in particular and her project in general has received a reply, which I think capsulizes many problems ex-Muslims have with the attitudes they face, …

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Jul 20 2014

Yes, Khomeini Has Really Endorsed Pedophilia

Content note: pedophilia, very very VERY disgusting pedophilia imagery. Richard Dawkins tweeted this today: “@ateisthafiz: pic.twitter.com/AcoqB97yGE” Is this a genuine quote from Ayatollah Khomeini? Can it be authenticated? — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) July 20, 2014 Which has led people to search google and find this post by Dan Fincke, in which he quotes Maryam Namazie quoting …

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Jul 20 2014

My Problem with Chris Hall’s “Dawkins and Hitchens Are Over” Article

I don’t know if it’s this one article that people keep digging up and sharing on my Facebook feed or really it seems there’s a ton of them, but from time to time I stumble upon this Chris Hall article with a title like Hitchens, Dawkins and Harris Are Old News: A Totally Different Atheism Is on …

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Jul 19 2014

Check out my guest post at Ex-Hijabi Photo Journal about Ramadan

The great Hiba Krisht, aka Marwa Berro who has recently come out, and will soon grace FTB, and whom I very proud to call a friend, honored me and ran a post of my mine on her fantastic project Ex-Hijabi Photo Journal few days ago. I had no Internet access recently and my VPN was …

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