Stop claiming that ISIS are nothing to do with Islam

I’ve just finished watching a video of the new (at time of writing) British Prime Minister Theresa May reciting lines from the Quran in order to ‘prove’ that it’s a religion of peace and then going on to make the popular claim that ISIS is ‘nothing to do with Islam’. While it’s clearly wrong to […]

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Islam – 12 Painful Truths

Islam – 12 Painful Truths.

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Failed Terror Attack at Draw Mohammed Event

This weekend two terrorist were shot dead outside of a ‘Draw Mohammed’ event in Garland, Texas. There are already many news outlets reporting on this story, most of which will go into far greater detail than I could here, so I’ll link you to a couple of them before I give my thoughts. The Telegraph: Shooting […]

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Is Being Gay a Choice?

Recently I’ve noticed a few articles online on this subject which came from Christian sources. Most of these articles suggested that being ‘born Gay’ is a myth and attempted to pass this idea off as something perpetuated by the Gay community in order to gain acceptance from society. Of course, many Christians believe that being […]

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Islam: a Phobia?

If you’ve ever debated against or argued with a modern Feminist, in the real world or online, you’re probably familiar with the concept of that one magical word which can be used to shout down criticism or turn a conversation away from the subject at hand. “Misogyny!!” You’ll hear them shout, and from that point […]

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Cults and Religions

Originally posted on atheist nerd girl:
HBO recently released their new documentary “Going Clear” based on the bestselling book with the same name by Lawrence Wright and many people learned about the crazy past, their charismatic and crazy founder, and practices associated with Scientology. I highly recommend watching the documentary, especially if you are not…

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Why is a role model reviled?

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Predictably, with the publication of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s new book Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now, her critics are dragging out all the old canards they used to discredit her. One of the most vicious summaries is Max Blumenthal’s piece at Alternet, “Exposing anti-Islam author Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s latest…

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