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Tag Archive: atheism

Nov 01 2013

Forbidden Talk: Atheism in Middle East

See an interview with me on Levant TV’s “Forbidden Talk” programme on “Atheism in the Middle East.” Levant TV is a new channel with a focus on the Middle East. Here’s to the day when speaking about atheism doesn’t end up on the forbidden talk section of a TV channel. With atheism on the rise in the …

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Mar 06 2013

I want to shout my atheism from every rooftop

I was interviewed and photographed yesterday by Christopher Johnson for his book A Better Life on the joy and meaning of life for 100 atheists. I had a tough start to the day: I basically left the house without my skirt on (don’t ask) and locked myself out. Of course anyone who has a 7 …

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Feb 16 2013

La lucha continua

Atheist blogger, 35 year old Ahmed Rajib known by his online identity Thaba Baba, had his head hacked apart with a machete one day after attending anti-Islamist protests in Bangladesh. This is the usual Islamist response to any opposition: assassination, decapitation and sheer barbarity. But nothing – not even the brutal murder of yet one …

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Sep 11 2012

Atheism+

I am slightly embarrassed to say that I only found out about Jen McCreight’s Atheism Plus yesterday when someone Tweeted to ask me for my position on it. And so I had to do a search to find out more. [I must confess that I am a terrible blogger in the sense that I don’t usually …

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Jul 09 2012

Not that kind of atheist

It seems the wonderful PZ Myers considers me a ‘Humanist’ Atheist. In his blog entitled ‘what kind of atheist are you?’ he says my type of atheist has the following strengths and weaknesses: Strengths: This is the heart of an atheist movement that will endure and grow. Ignore it and we can expect atheism to fade …

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Jun 14 2012

Islam hasn’t been tarnished; humanity has

30 year old atheist Alex Aan has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison and fined today, Thursday, for posting ‘there is no god’ on Facebook and being critical of Islam. He was found guilty of “deliberately spreading information inciting religious hatred and animosity” under the Electronic Information and Transactions law. Aan …

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Dec 16 2011

Christopher Hitchens has died

Christpher Hitchens, a leading voice of secularism, atheism and rationality died yesterday. He’ll be sorely missed. Below is a letter sent to him from the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain some while back and his response: Dear Christopher Hitchens, We at the Council of Ex-Muslims wish to convey to you the sincere thanks and good …

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Dec 04 2011

Atheist or rapist?

A study published online in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology revealed that religious believers distrust atheists more than any other religious groups, gays and feminists (and you know how much they hate them). The only other group they distrust as much are rapists!!? Atheists on the other hand were indifferent to people’s religious …

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Nov 12 2011

Yes, to Hitch

PZ recently posted a touching video of testimonials saluting Christopher Hitchens. Below is a letter we sent him from the Council of Ex-Muslims some while back and his response:

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