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Jan 14 2014

No sane people can accept Islamic barbarism.

Islamists want to kill a Mauritanian blogger because he has lack of respect for prophet Muhammad.

We have been witnessing Islamic barbarism all over the world. Islam says apostates must be killed. So, the believers of Islam kill apostates.

What about peace loving moderate Muslims? Do they think it is all right to criticize Muhammad? No, they do not. They also believe apostates should be punished.

I wonder who gave Muhammad and his Islam immunity from criticism?

On Friday January 3rd, the Nouadibou gendarmerie brigade arrested twenty-eight year old Mauritanian Cheikh Ould Mohamed M’Kheitir. The young accountant and blogger is to be tried for lack of respect to prophet Muhammad and for apostasy. The latter is punishable by death in Mauritania. Although Sharia law is enforced in the country, death sentences have not been applied by the government since the 1980s.

According to Article 306 of the Mauritanian penal code, “Unless they have repented, every person guilty of the crime of apostasy (Zandagha) shall be put to death.”

Cheikh Ould Mohamed M’Kheitir published an article titled “Religion, Religiosity and Blacksmiths” on the Mauritanian website Aqlame. Although it was posted anonymously, the authorities somehow managed to obtain his name. The editor of Aqlame later tried to absolve himself of editorial responsibility by claiming that he had not read the article prior to its publication, and that he immediately deleted it amid angry comments and reactions.

The article’s aim was to partly blame the deeply hierarchical structure of Mauritanian society on traditions dating back to the times of prophet Muhammad. More specifically, Cheikh Ould Mohamed M’Kheitir deplored the fact that the social class he belongs to – the Blacksmiths – was not permitted socio-economic promotion due to ancient traditions. The blogger also reportedly criticized Muhammad and his companions for some of their decisions during Islam’s holy wars. Despite the fact that he issued a public written apology in which he insisted that he never meant to denigrate the person of the prophet, the blogger could not escape the wrath of public outrage.

First, his family members wrote and co-signed a letter in which they basically disown him unless he repents. The letter reads:

“It does look like the foolish modernists, secularists and atheists are still attempting to derail us from the true path after their Jewish and hypocrite masters failed to do so. […] The author of the article must be sponsored by some outside forces. He equated his infallible religion with the rest of humanity’s beliefs and falsely accused our prophet of racism and favoritism. This is not surprising from someone who seeks knowledge from those who hate Allah and his prophet peace be upon him. […] We call upon society to denounce any individual who adopts a similar stance.”

In addition, the streets of Nouadibou witnessed an escalation of clashes between angry mobs and the police. Taking place in front of the court where Cheikh Ould Mohamed M’Kheitir is supposed to be tried, the protests turned violent, forcing the authorities to reinforce security presence around the tribunal. The protesters expressed their anger at the amount of time the justice system is taking to prosecute the blogger, accusing it of being soft. Mauritanian online press outlets followed suit by praising “the large crowds from all walks of life” who “even discarded their professional duties” (!) in order to publicly condemn the blogger. They also reported the numerous appeals from “imams, scholars and professors” to execute Cheikh Ould Mohamed M’Kheitir. Preacher Abi Ould Ali said he would pay 4000 Euros to anyone who kills the blogger.

Such outpouring of public anger is only part of a wave of Islamic radicalism that has been building up in Mauritania for the last weeks. Mauritanian activists confirm that in collaboration with Salafists, members of Tawassoul (Mauritanian Islamist party) have been organizing an undercover Facebook witch hunt against their political enemies. In addition, public opinion has been flooded with calls for parents to better “monitor” their children. Mauritanian families were reportedly visited by ad-hoc committees who advised them to silence their adult sons and daughters. The latter are targeted disproportionally, as evidenced by the orchestrated campaign of condemnation against actress Laila Moulay for appearing unveiled in a videoclip.

On January 10th, after a week’s silence, the Mauritanian government added its voice to the ongoing persecution against the blogger. Facing angry protesters after the Friday prayer, president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz said: “We will apply God’s law on whoever insults the prophet, and whoever publishes such an insult.” This was in line with the quasi-unanimous condemnation of Cheikh Ould Mohamed M’Kheitir by political parties. The case is putting the Mauritanian government in a tough spot. If it does not apply the death penalty, it infuriates a conservative public that it can barely contain – as evidenced by the violent clashes with the police. If it does apply the death penalty, it breaks with an unwritten rule of avoiding executions, even against terrorists responsible for civilian deaths. Cheikh Ould Mohamed M’Kheitir will then be a blogger treated more harshly than terrorists are.

Shunned by his relatives and the rest of Mauritanian society, the blogger had three days to retract his sayings (the Muslim ultimatum for repention). His apology was apparently not enough in the eyes of his detractors. The tragedy of his case is that he is totally isolated at home and abroad. There appears to be no condemnation yet from international watchdogs of the unhuman treatment he is being subjected to. It is thus very hard to be optimistic regarding his future. Cheikh Ould Mohamed M’Kheitir has however committed no crime worthy of social isolation or the death penalty. All he did was to harmlessly express his opinion on a social matter. His ordeal is yet another example of the danger Islamists pose to individual freedoms: they would rather have free minds dead than argue with them.

I do not think there is any reason to love Islam. But there are millions of reasons to leave Islam.

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  1. 1
    Faisal Khalil

    Islam, a religion of mercy, does not permit terrorism. In the Quran, God has said:
    “God does not forbid you from showing kindness and dealing justly with those who have not fought you about religion and have not driven you out of your homes. God loves just dealers”. (Quran, 60:8)
    There are millions of reasons to leave other religions and accept Islam. Many people from other religions has left their religions and accepted Islam. There are very very little number of people who found the reasons to leave Islam, but that number of people is nothing as compare to the number of people who accepted Islam. Islam is not only a peaceful religion, it is also a scientific religion. The holy Quran & its verses are the true words of God because its scientifically proved. That is why Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. You can see or read the speech “The Qur’an & Modern Science” by Dr.Zakir Naik and many other literatures of Dr.Zakir Naik regrding Islam.

    It made me & other Muslims very sad when some one disrespect Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), you know disagreeing is another thing but disrespecting Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) can’t be accept by any type of Muslims whether its conservative or moderate Muslim. People who are disrespecting Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) did not know any thing about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) .
    Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) was an extraordinary tolerance model, Prophet Muhammad was not an exception. The Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was not an exception. God the Almighty bestowed on him the best of characters, one of which was his exceptional tolerance which is manifested in his life and teachings. Allah say in the Holy Qur’an:
    “And verily, you (O Muhammad) are on an exalted (standard of) character” (Al-Qalam 68: 4)
    During the first thirteen years of his life in Makkah, he and his followers faced much persecution. Muslims were not ordered by God to fight back due to the fact that they had no military strength yet due to the small following which gradually increased. It was only in Madinah when his following and military power rapidly grew that fighting to protect themselves and the new religion was allowed.
    When the Prophet’s opponents greatly increased their persecution, his companions asked him to curse them. At this the Prophet replied:
    “I have not been sent to lay a curse upon men but to be a blessing to them.”
    His opponents continued to treat him and his companions unjustly and cruelly, but he always prayed for them.
    He once decided to personally visit the village of Ta’if, to the east of Makkah, to invite its inhabitants to Islam. The people rejected him, stoned him, ejected him, and made him to bleed. Angel Gabriel came to him and said:
    “Allah has heard what your people say to you and how they reject you. He has ordered the angels of the mountains to obey whatever you tell them to do.” The angel of the mountains called him, greeted him and said, “Send me to do what you wish. If you wish, I will crush them between the two mountains of Makkah.”
    The Prophet said:
    “Rather, I hope that Allah will bring forth from their loins those who will worship Allah alone and not associate anything with Him.”
    Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, was faced with all kinds of harm and persecution even from his relatives.His uncle Abu Lahab and his wife Umm Jameel came on the top of the list. They used to insult him and arouse suspicions about the honesty of his call. Moreover, Umm Jameel used to throw thorns in his way.
    The atheists of Quraish used to throw garbage on his body while he was praying. The prophet’s daughter Fatima usually removed this garbage.
    They started to torture his weak followers using all possible techniques! They put bani Hashim and bani Abd El- Mottalib under siege and decided to boycott them totally.
    The prophet and his followers were about to starve. The atheists of Quraish also, claimed that he was no more than a mad man, a magician or a poet who had a great influence on those who listened to him. Regardless of all of this, he used to pray for them and ask Allah to forgive them and lead them to the right path, as they did not know it!
    It is reported that one of the Holy Prophet’s neighbors was a Jew who hated the Prophet. Each day he would throw trash on his way. The prophet never rebuked him. One day, the Jew did not show up. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) asked about him, and was told that he was sick. So, he went to visit him and inquire about his health with kindness. Upon seeing this, the Jew embraced Islam.
    Moreover, when prophet Muhammad(PBUH), entered Mecca and the atheists surrendered almost without any fight, they were captivated. Imagine what he did.…he set them free and did not think of revenge for what they did in the past!. The enmity of his worst enemy toward his most beloved was also met with awesome goodness. Hamza was among the Holy Prophet’s most beloved uncles. During one of the battles, Hend, the wife of Abu Sufyan, the arch enemy of the Holy Prophet, had ordered her slave to find Hamza and pierce him with his arrow. Upon seeing him dead, she rushed to his body and cut out his liver and started chewing on it while filled with rage. Upon the conquest of Makkah, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) did not seek revenge on her and accepted her and her husband as new converts and gave them full protection.
    Prophet Muhammad’s mercy and tolerance did not exclude his worse enemies. Such tolerance awed his enemies who were now the newly converted Muslims. The end result is a clear history that is registered to this day. Message of Islam spread across the world, to include on fifth of the global population.
    This is the real tolerant face of Prophet Muhammad(PBUH)
    When one studies the life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), one will see that the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was a great example and role model when it came to tolerance of other people belonging to different faiths.
    His example of tolerance is important, as there are many people today that make the claim that Islam is an intolerant faith towards others, when the reality is quite the opposite. His example of tolerance is also an important lesson for Muslims in how they should carry themselves in their dealings-attitudes towards people of different faiths, as sadly it must be said that there are many Muslims who do hold intolerant views towards people of different faiths, views that run contrary to the actions of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) himself.

    In conclusion we have seen great examples of the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) tolerance towards people of other faiths, and indeed there are many more examples i could show. What these examples show is that contrary to what some may say, the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was accepting and tolerant of people of other faiths, that he did not compel or force Islam unto them, and that he did not ban or bar them from practicing their faith. After all these examples it is easy to believe that why Muslims get angry when some on disrespect prophet Muhammad(PBUH). Disagreeing is another thing but disrespecting Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) can’t be accept by any type of Muslims whether its conservative or moderate Muslim. At the time of Prophet(PBUH) many people used to disrespect him but he always used to forgave them.

    1. 1.1
      silverbuttons

      Islam is an insane religion. Anyone can see that by the destructiveness that has been wrought by so many of its followers, and the horrible manner in which they treat women. I can’t think of one reason to accept Islam (or any other religion), and all of your vapid claims of peace and love and acceptance don’t change that. Plus, you keep squawking “Peace be upon him” like a parrot with a one-phrase vocabulary. Why do you do that? My guess is, it’s a magic spell to keep harm from coming to you. If you don’t constantly praise your deity every second of the day, he might get offended and zap you with lightning or something. It’s so ridiculous, your mindless prattling prayers, that it only convinces me of the wisdom of rejecting your crazy beliefs as just another in a long string of man-made religions that will one day become extinct. Sadly, I will long dead when that happens.

      1. Faisal Khalil

        Islam is not an insane religion (or any other religion). Islam gave women status and rights better than any other religion of the world. Islam’s radical revolutionary call gave women their due status and rights in society in times of the “Days of Ignorance” more than 1,4000 years ago. Before the arrival of Prophet(PBUH) people in Arab used to bury their girls alive. According to the Quran, men and women have the same spirit, there is no superiority in the spiritual sense between men and women. There is no restriction in Islamic law that says a woman cannot work or have a profession. In Islam, men and women DO NOT HAVE EQUAL RIGHTS. Their rights are different because of their nature. Their rights are not equal, rather they are EQUALLY BALANCED. If you want to learn something about Islam don’t look at the Muslims, just learn from the Quran and from the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

        1. Jockaira

          If you want to learn something about Islam don’t look at the Muslims, just learn from the Quran and from the teachings of the Holy Prophet…

          In other words, don’t judge Islam by its results but rather by its intent.

          The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions.

          Which are the words of the Qur’ân should we heed? Those written by Mohammed during the first years of his revelations in Mekkah which were surely peaceful, tolerant, and compassionate to others…or those of his years in Madinah where he and his words became hateful and warmongering. Islamic scholars have determined that such contradictions must be resolved chronologically, i.e., the later statements “abrogate” those earlier ones.

          One must wonder why the “Perfect Uncreated Truth” of the Qur’ân is so racked with such inconsistencies. Why did it need updates, corrections, and abrogations? Was Gibreel hard-of-hearing and didn’t get Allâh’s words exactly right? Maybe Mohammed had great difficulty in rendering those words in written form due to his purported illiteracy?

          Faisal’s defence of Islam is nothing more than conventional theodicist apologia for a deeply flawed religious system that has made the lives of billions of humans very miserable, and killed and enslaved an unimaginably great number.

          Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

          Stupid is doing the same thing again, expecting a different result.

    2. 1.2
      Crimbly

      It’s lovely that you think that. However, it doesn’t change the fact that there is a young gentleman now facing the death penalty for uttering an opinion publicly.

      You may squawk as much as you like about how tolerant Muhammad was. Unfortunately, it appears his followers aren’t.

      1. Faisal Khalil

        You are right, that is why Muslims all around the world & specially in middle east facing problems now a days because they are ignoring the true teachings of Quran & prophet Muhammd (peace be upon him).

        1. frez

          Faisal,

          You might want to look up the ‘No True Scotsman’ fallacy. According to you many of your co-religionists are not true Muslims. No doubt they would regard your views as heretical so which opinion is right?

          Your extensive first post makes a lot of claims yet cites no evidence (other than sura’s of the Quran). Look up ‘Gish Gallop’ to understand what I’m talking about.

          I would like to address one point, which is reflected clearly in societal and legal conditions most especially in OIC countries. This is in connection with your statement that there are few reasons for followers to leave Islam. The punishment for apostasy being ostracism and either imprisonment or death suggests that believers require not just the threat of unspeakable torture in the hereafter but also appalling (or terminal) abuse in this life too in order to maintain their faith. A view echoed by Yusuf al Qaradawi on Al Jazeera tv last year who opined that if death as a punishment had not been enacted then Islam wouldn’t be around today.

          I personally am fascinated by the future societal development of majority Muslim societies. All human populations have a degree of diversity and dissenters from the norm. The suppression of minorities by the tyranny of the majority is a facet of every OIC member country ( but I’d agree many other non Muslim countries behave the same way). That, to my mind, is not ‘Peace’.

    3. 1.3
      Hare Krishna

      Hinduism, a religion of spiritualism and erotism, does not permit terrorism. In the Gita, Lord Krishna has said:
      “God does not forbid you from showing pervertness and dealing justly with those who have not fought you about religion and have not driven you out of your homes. God loves just dealers”. (Gita, 68:86)
      There are millions of reasons to leave Islam and accept Hare Kishna. Many people from other religions has left their religions and accepted Hinduism. There are very very little number of people who found the reasons to leave Hinduism, but that number of people is nothing as compare to the number of people who accepted Hinduism. Hinduism is not only a spiritual religion, it is also an erotic religion. The holy Gita & its verses are the true words of God because its erotically provoked. That is why Hinduism is the fastest growing religion in the world. You can see or read the speech “The Gita & Modern Erotism” by Dr.Fakir Naik and many other literatures of Dr.Fakir Naik regrding Hinduism.

      It made me & other Hindus very sad when some one disrespect Lord Krishna (PBUH), you know disagreeing is another thing but disrespecting Lord Krishna (PBUH) can’t be accepted by any type of Hindus whether its conservative or moderate Hindu. People who are disrespecting Lord Krishna (PBUH) did not know any thing about Lord Krishna (PBUH) .
      Lord Krishna (PBUH) was an extraordinary erotic model, Lord Krishna was not an exception. The Holy Krishna (PBUH) was not an exception. God the Almighty bestowed on him the best of characters, one of which was his exceptional erotism which is manifested in his life and teachings. Krishna say in the Holy Gita:
      “And verily, you (O God) are on an exalted (standard of) character” (Gita 69: 96)
      During the first thirteen years of his life in Mathura, he and his followers faced much persecution. Hindus were not ordered by God to fight back due to the fact that they had no sexual strength yet due to the small following which gradually increased. It was only in Mathura, when his following and sexual power rapidly grew that fighting to protect themselves and the new religion was allowed.
      When the Kishna’s opponents greatly increased their persecution, his companions asked him to curse them. At this the Krishna replied:
      “I have not been sent to lay a curse upon men but to be a blessing to them.”
      His opponents continued to treat him and his companions unjustly and cruelly, but he always prayed for them.
      He once decided to personally visit the village of Vrindaban, to the east of Mathura, to invite its inhabitants to Hinduism. The people rejected him, stoned him, ejected him, and made him to bleed. Angelina Jolie came to him and said:
      “God has heard what your people say to you and how they reject you. He has ordered the sexy angels of the mountains to obey whatever you tell them to do.” The sexiest angel of the mountains called him, greeted him and said, “Send me to do what you wish. If you wish, I will crush them between the two mountains of Mathura.”
      The Krishna said:
      “Rather, I hope that God will bring forth from their loins those who will worship God alone and not associate anything with Him.”
      Lord Krishna, peace be upon him, was faced with all kinds of harm and persecution even from his relatives. His uncle Kagnsa and his wife came on the top of the list. They used to insult him and arouse suspicions about the honesty of his call. Moreover, Kagnsa’s wife used to throw thorns in his way.
      The atheists of Varanasi used to throw garbage on his body while he was praying. The Lord Krishna’s illegitimate daughter usually removed this garbage.
      They started to torture his weak followers using all possible techniques! They put Balaram and Sudama under siege and decided to boycott them totally.
      The Lord Krishna and his followers were about to starve. The atheists of Varanasi also, claimed that he was no more than a mad man, a magician or a poet who had a great influence on those who listened to him. Regardless of all of this, he used to pray for them and ask God to forgive them and lead them to the right path, as they did not know it!
      It is reported that one of the Holy Krishna’s neighbors was a Muslim who hated the Holy Krishna. Each day he would throw trash on his way. Krishna never rebuked him. One day, the Muslim did not show up. The Lord Krishna (PBUH) asked about him, and was told that he was sick. So, he went to visit him and inquire about his health with kindness. Upon seeing this, the Muslim embraced Hinduism.
      Moreover, when Lord Krishna(PBUH), entered Mathura and the atheists surrendered almost without any fight, they were captivated. Imagine what he did.…he set them free and did not think of revenge for what they did in the past!. The enmity of his worst enemy toward his most beloved was also met with awesome goodness. Kaniska was among the Lord Krishna’s most beloved uncles. During one of the battles, Karna, the arch enemy of the Lord Krishna, had ordered his slave to find Arjun and pierce him with his arrow. Upon seeing him dead, he rushed to his body and cut out his liver and started chewing on it while filled with rage. Upon the conquest of Mathura, the Holy Lord Krishna (PBUH) did not seek revenge on him and accepted him and his wife as new perverts and gave them full protection.
      Lord Krishna’s mercy and erotism did not exclude his worse enemies. Such erotism awed his enemies who were now the newly perverted Hindus. The end result is a clear history that is registered to this day. Message of Hinduism spread across the world, to include on first of the global population.
      This is the real erotic face of Lord Krishna(PBUH)
      When one studies the life of the Lord Krishna (pbuh), one will see that the Lord Krishna (pbuh) was a great example and role model when it came to erotism of other women belonging to different faiths.
      His example of erotism is important, as there are many people today that make the claim that Hinduism is a non-erotic faith towards others, when the reality is quite the opposite. His example of erotism is also an important lesson for Hindus in how they should carry themselves in their dealings-attitudes towards women of different faiths, as sadly it must be said that there are many Hindus who do hold non-erotic views towards people of different faiths, views that run contrary to the actions of the Lord Krishna (PBUH) himself.

      In conclusion we have seen great examples of the Lord Krishna’s (PBUH) erotism towards women of other faiths, and indeed there are many more examples i could show. What these examples show is that contrary to what some may say, the Lord Krishna (PBUH) was accepting and erotic to people of other faiths, that he did not compel or force Hinduism unto them, and that he did not ban or bar them from practicing their faith. After all these examples it is easy to believe that why Hindus get angry when some on disrespect Lord Krishna(PBUH). Disagreeing is another thing but disrespecting Lord Krishna (PBUH) can’t be accept by any type of Hindus whether its conservative or moderate Hindus. At the time of Lord Krishna (PBUH) many people used to disrespect him but he always used to forgave them.

    4. 1.4
      kraut

      “Islam, a religion of mercy, does not permit terrorism. In the Quran, God has said:”

      Fuck you, arsehole. Tell that to those who impose the will of islam on others by violence.
      Mohamed is the ultimate child rapist and invented the apologetics for its justification, any religion that thinks that apostasy is punishable by death should be eliminated from this earth because it is incompatible with any democratic secular society.
      Take allah, mohamed and shove them up your arse.

  2. 2
    kraut

    PS – do not feel especially invited. I hate all religions equally – and some of their more than usual stupid, arrogant, power hungry, misogynistic, hating, violent protagonists which includes mullahs, priests, popes, spokespersons etc. etc. so that invitation goes to them and their prophets and gods as well. It should not be said I am islamophobic – whatever that is.

    1. 2.1
      Faisal Khalil

      which kind of democratic secular society you want, you arse hole?. A society where Man fu**s Man & Women su**s Women, thats what you want and how dare you to talk like this,is this the language of secular society in which you are talking. How dare you to disrespect my religion, you can disagree with it but you can’t disrespect it not only Islam but any religion. In democratic secular society every person has right to practice their religions & has the right to teach others about their religions. The religion of Islam was not spread through violence, coercion, fear, or bloodshed. There exist no accounts of people being forced to convert to Islam under any circumstances and Islam is still the fastest growing religion in the world.

      stupid, arrogant, power hungry, misogynistic, hating, violent protagonists are not allowed in Islam(or any other religion). if some mullahs, priests, popes, spokespersons etc. etc. do these activities they should be punished.
      And please don’t disrespect any religion like this, you have the right to disagree but you can’t disrespect Allah & Prophet Muhammad like this.

      1. sqlrob

        You disrespect freethough, so why should we not disrespect your religion?

        Your religion does not deserve any respect. No religion does. If god doesn’t like something, he can come down and fix it his own damn self without any intermediaries.

      2. Shah

        >stupid, arrogant, power hungry, misogynistic, hating, violent protagonists are not allowed in Islam(or any other religion). if some mullahs, priests, popes, spokespersons etc. etc. do these activities they should be punished.

        Most Mullahs are like that.In fact,there are several atheists who are not like that at all.So,why follow Islam?

        Tell me again how Nalanda was destroyed,how Baktiyar Khilji ruled Bengal?Aurangazeb?

  3. 3
    kraut

    What right do you have to demand respect, what right does anybody have to respect any religion? Or for that matter any idea? Just because someone claims the origin of an idea to be divine should stop me or anybody from finding it ridiculous? Where does THAT idea come from?
    Why do you want me to find your ideas less worthy of ridicule than i.e. the idea of a flat earth, the idea of alien abduction, the ideas of a hollow earth, the idea of a flying divine teapot in orbit? Ideas are just that, emanations of a human mind, and the divine is as much part of it as ideas you might claim of non divine origin.

    You might demand all the respect because you feel insecure as to the truth of your divine ideas – otherwise why the demand for genuflection before YOUR particular divine idea? Because my ridicule threatens that security in the validity of your beliefs? I just do not accept your demand or anybodies demand to take his/her religion seriously and treat it with respect, and my right to free speech with the option of ridiculing any idea trumps your demand for accepting the sanctity of your ideas. You might demand it as a courtesy, but that is all you can demand of me.
    And if any religion would have a preponderance of positive influence in this world – I might even adhere to your request, but the preponderance of evidence is that religion is detrimental to the exercise of human rights..

    You can practice any religion you feel comfortable with – until that religion infringes on my rights to liberty, safety, enjoyment of life.
    Clearly both Christianity in the US and Islam in Europe and in the majority of Middle East nations and a considerable amount in Asia violate those rights or attempt to violate them on a continuous basis.

    “According to the Pew Research Center, a third (33%) of the 198 countries and territories included in the study had high religious hostilities in 2012, up from 29% in 2011 and 20% as of mid-2007. Notably, religious hostilities increased in every major region of the world except the Americas, with the most dramatic increases felt in areas still reeling from the effects of the 2010-11 political uprisings known as the Arab Spring.”
    http://www.salon.com/2014/01/15/were_living_through_the_most_peaceful_era_in_human_history_%E2%80%94%C2%A0with_one_big_exception_partner/

    And as to your claim that every other mullah or supporter of violence, abuse, intolerant in Islam or any other religion is wrong is wrong and you are right? The typical “no true scotsman” fallacy.
    Not worthy further discussion.

  4. 4
    Jockaira

    From Faisal:

    There exist no accounts of people being forced to convert to Islam under any circumstances…

    In a book written by Sita Ram Goel, he details and tallies the death toll of 80 million deaths suffered by Hindus during the 500 year invasion and military occupation of India by the Soldiers of Allâh. Goel’s cited sources are based mostly on reports from the Islamic forces sent back to the ruling Caliphates in Makkah. Most horrifying are the accounts of forced conversion to Islam on the point of a sword with summary beheading the fate of those who refused. Hindu sources are rather sparse due to the shock and disorganisation experienced by the people and their institutions resulting from their reaction to centuries of savage blood-letting.

    The book is here. It’s free and well worth your time to read all of it.

    John Alembillah Azumah, a Ghanaian historian and the author of “The Legacy of Arab-Islam in Africa” has produced a video that outlines the history of Muslim slave traders in Africa starting about 1000 years ago and still present today in some Muslim societies. He estimates that in those years more than 112 million black Africans died in service to Islam’s divinely decreed institution of slavery. He mentions the mass castration of black men, the general sex-enslavement of black women and children, and the blanket infanticide of black and half-black babies born to black female slaves.

    I can imagine no more horrible inducement to convert to Islam than this genocidal holocaust. Even at that Islam had no mercy upon the black converts, they being considered by Mohammed and his followers as an inferior people destined only to life-long slavery to white Arabs. The video is here. It’s worth the 8 minutes of your time to view it.

    It should be remembered that slavery as a social and economic institution is ordained and approved by Yahweh, Jesus Christ, and Allâh. If you don’t believe that, look it up in the Old Testament, the New Testament, and the Qur’ân though Muslims seem to have expressed slavery in its most evil fashion, becoming the sole vendors to the Atlantic Slave Trade.

    The more you find out about Islam, the more it sux.

    Faisal also says:

    And please don’t disrespect any religion like this, you have the right to disagree but you can’t disrespect Allah & Prophet Muhammad like this.

    Isn’t it disrespectful to malign and belittle Christians for their belief that Jesus is the Son of God? Isn’t it disrespectful to accuse the ancient Jews of purposefully corrupting the divine decrees of Allâh? Was it disrespectful for Allâh to change all the Jews of the time to “apes and pigs”?

    Is it disrespectful to Humanity to continue belief in Islam?

  5. 5
    KaKuBh

    One powerful system which controlling the universe, it is not the god or allah which is declaired in the holy books. The prophets had tried to build a peaceful society on behalf of god. That was a “holy lie.” For spreading their concept they given priority for leagalising enjoyment and killing. That’s why 90% war had happened on the name of religion since last centuries for implementing 10% peace. The mankind will thease type of religion very soon.

  6. 6
    samia

    Yes you are right. Anyone who is a good man can not accept islam as a relegion. It is a cult not more then that. Anybody who like to see the true face of islam, I suggest them to see http://barenakedislam.com/ site and understand.

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    ThorGoLucky

    Why is Islam so weak and pathetic that it cannot tolerate any dissent?

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    birgerjohansson

    Let me enter an OT link to show the disconnect between the anti-modernist ignorance that dominates the thinking of too many religious people (East and West), and the truly wondrous nature of the *real* universe:
    -We can now make models for how planets who do not look like Earth nevertheless can harbor life.

    Article: “Superhabitable Worlds” http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/ast.2013.1088

    Summary: Looking for a ‘superhabitable’ world? Try Alpha Centauri B, paper says http://phys.org/news/2014-01-superhabitable-world-alpha-centauri-paper.html

    Isn’t this far more fascinating than any old texts from the eight century? And I wonder if some extra-terrestrial appeared, would some imam condemn it as “haram” for not following dietary rules from the Quran (the food defined as halal does not exist at Alpha Centauri B)?
    And what if the old males changed gender to females, like in many species of fish? How would Sharia be used for regulating marriage?
    The petty minds of the fundies are utterly irrelevant when confronted with the infinite possibilities of the cosmos.

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