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Jun 11 2012

Unveiled women are like buses

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This is my final blog for Secular Student Alliance blogathon. I can’t believe I managed to post a blog every half an hour from 9am-3pm GMT! But all for a good cause. I leave you with some pearls of wisdom – not mine of course – but of an Islamic ‘scholar’ and Friday prayers leader. …

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Jun 11 2012

Let Islam go out of business

…The person who wants to modernise Islam is like that forgetful genius who wants to invent a machine in his/her garage, which can turn copper into gold! Is it good for Islam to become modern? The first question is why should Islam be modernised and why do they insist on this? If someone says that …

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Jun 11 2012

I have a gripe

This has got to be one of my all time favorite songs. It’s by Dariush and called Ahay Mardom -e- Donya or Oh people of the world. Here are some of the lyrics. Oh people of the world I have a gripe With everyone and everything I have a gripe Also with god. Those who …

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Jun 11 2012

Religious education is an oxymoron

‘Good quality’ ‘Religious Education’ (RE) in schools is seen as important and valued by the public, research commissioned by the Religious Education Council (REC) has indicated. According to the research, 53% of adults in England and Wales think that RE should remain a compulsory subject in state funded schools. A greater number (58%) think it …

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Jun 11 2012

Stupid shit that somebody made up

Thanks to Jimmy Harkin for sending me the following clip of George Carlin on the Bible, religion and more: *** I’m blogging every half an hour from 9am to 3pm GMT in support of the Secular Student Alliance blogothon. The SSA is trying to raise £100,000 by 16 June. Try to support the SSA if …

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Jun 11 2012

Christianity stinks too

I often hear people saying that Christianity is better than Islam. And I’m not talking about the far-Right that thinks the fight against Islam is a fight for Christianity and a new crusade but I often hear it from skeptics and atheists too. As you may know even Ayaan Hirsi Ali had recommended that Muslim …

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Jun 11 2012

Repent and get a good husband

I’ve already told you about an article on me in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s ‘press’ entitled ‘Meet this anti-religion woman’. (I translated it anti-Islam in my original piece on it because that is what they mean when they speak of religion but it is more accurate to translate it anti-religion.) Anyway since its publication, …

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Jun 11 2012

Add your message of support for the Council of Ex-Muslims

As you know, the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain is celebrating its 5th anniversary on 23 June. We’re asking people to attend the fundraiser luncheon if they can, donate, and send messages of support to mark our birthday. Here are some messages we have already received. Add your below or email it to us at …

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Jun 11 2012

Mickey Mouse must die

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It seems the Islamists are running out of people to kill so they are now targetting the seemingly much deserved Mickey Mouse. Don’t even ask about the Three Little Pigs… It may seem funny but it is all serious stuff. Did you hear about the Egyptian who was accused of mocking Islam after tweeting the …

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Jun 11 2012

Blogging for Secular Student Alliance

I’m blogging every half an hour from 9am to 3pm UK time in support of the Secular Student Alliance blogathon. The SSA is trying to raise £100,000 by 16 June. I’m not quite sure what I’m meant to write about so I’ll start writing about some of the things that I’ve been meaning to comment …

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