Some of the commenters to this blog have asked, "How is jealousy related to religion?" I can't totally answer this question in a short blog entry, but the connection is deep and strong. Jealousy is taught and encouraged by all the patriarchal religions. Whether Hindu or Christian, Muslim, Buddhist or Mormon, all claim the woman is subordinate to the man and that the man is responsible for mate guarding his female(s). It is fundamentally based on the notion of ownership and possession. The…Continue
“Those who love God are not always the friends of their fellow men.”
“When I think of all the harm [the Bible] has done, I despair of ever writing anything to equal it.”
“I find it necessary to wash my hands after I have come into contact with religious people.”
Voltaire was right for his time, but would be wrong today if he said “Christianity…
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In a press release today last week, Maryam Namazie formally announced the #nudephotorevolutionary calendar. As Aliaa Magda Elmahdy chose to stand up against female oppression, we too advocate for free-expression and women’s rights. This calendar features black and white nude photographs, and I’m Ms. September. For Maryam’s article announcing…Continue
Being a Christian apostate can be difficult. Being an Islamic apostate can be dangerous.
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I had to share this with y'all...I found it to be hilarious and to be another ridicule against the 9/11 conspiracy theorists
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First, a rave: I am most grateful for Atheist Nexus. Since effectively rebirthing myself as an atheist (decades ago, I was an agnostic), I've had no place to voice opinions, reactions or thoughts, where others might share them and perhaps further stretch my brain with their reflections. Thank you, A/N.
Now, a rant: There is little if anything more sacred to me, in all the history and legacy of the United States of America, than the Constitution and its Bill of Rights. The most…Continue
It is refreshing to see that our northern border ally has too come to see the true threat facing humanity in the 21st century. It is also refreshing to see the visionary and bold former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom taking a clear stance against the illegal regime of the Islamic Republic - especially since he has strong influence with the Quartet - I am feeling more and more confident that the international community will soon stand more firmly with the Syrian people…Continue
While the tragedy in Norway happened by a lone wolf - let's not forget the true horrors of Islam. Please tell me people - when does something like this happen among Christians? Let's not be politically correct in realizing the real threats facing humanity as a whole is not "Christian" or "right-wing" terror but Islamic terror...
At certain points near the extremity of human evil it becomes difficult, and perhaps pointless, to make ethical distinctions. However, I cannot shake the feeling that detonating a large bomb in the center of a peaceful city with the intent of killing vast numbers of innocent people was the lesser of Anders Behring Breivik’s transgressions last week. It seems to me that it required greater malice, and even less…
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Fortunately it seems as if no one has been killed...but I wonder who committed the bombing? Why does one suspect it as retaliation for the Muhammad cartoons? So much with "peace and tolerance"
Edit: it seems as if at least one person has been killed with scores injured.
THE MISERY OF ISLAM
by Jaya Gopal
A 397 page scholarly study, encompassing the life of Mohammed, the origins and development of the Koran, concepts of superstition, slavery, Jihad, brotherhood, the status of women, science and ideology.
“This book draws on the best…Continue
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(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN SU NOMBRE EN VANO)
I know there is family violence everywhere, no matter place or economic status. But in this case you will notice that main reason has been the zealotry the Muslim faith inspiresContinue
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