Tag: Islam

Sep 18

D is for Deity Delusion

In Brief—A review of the origin and delusion of belief in a deity. This review demonstrates a delusion, a dangerous and deadly delusion. —————————————————————————————————————————- Humans believe what they choose to believe— Our ancestor, George, was walking along not being careful where he was putting his foot. A rock tripped him. Since humans are said to …

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Apr 10

Revisiting “The Many Flaws of Islam”

In Brief—Frequent reader visits to the blog piece “The Many Flaws of Islam” shows that Islam requires further examination and explanation. ———————————————————————————————————————————– All Religion is Illogical— As stated by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg, “With or without [religion] you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good …

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Nov 22

Open Letter to a Reader

In Brief—In this letter to a Christian reader in the Middle-East, the author discusses Christianity and Islam, the similarities and differences, particularly as they deal with females. ———————————————————————————————————————- Dear Reader: I don’t address you by name since I suspect it might place you in greater danger than what you already face. Being a professed adherent …

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Nov 08

Fear, Ignorance and Brainwashing

In Brief—Fear, Ignorance and Brainwashing are the reasons why humans believe in supernatural beings. This updated piece points out that it is past time for humankind to cast aside limiting beliefs that are unsupported by credible evidence. ———————————————————————————————————————————– Fear is Destructive…Almost Always— As I said in The FIB Theory, being a freethinker, I have studied …

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Oct 18

God is Good. Right?

In Brief—A review of a few of the instances in which the all-good, all-seeing and all-powerful Abrahamic deity has dealt with humanity in ways that expose the delusional nature of belief. ——————————————————————————————————————————– Do as I Say, Not as I Do— Knife raised to strike the death blow, Abraham is stopped by God from killing his …

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May 24

And Man Created God

In Brief—From unseen spirits that were either friendly or unfriendly, our distant ancestors created the spirits that slowly evolved into the gods that are worshiped in the modern world. Imaginary then; imaginary now, but humankind’s creation has come to poison our world and cause the misery that we see around us today. ——————————————————————————————————————- The Evolution …

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May 03

Are Christians Worshipping Satan?

In Brief—Logic dictates that what you believe about a supreme being may not be what you want it to be. Look at it logically and see if what you believe makes sense. ———————————————————————————————————————- The Bible Says It’s So— I have long wondered at the discrepancy between what the Judeo-Christian Bible says and the reality of …

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Feb 08

Bay’s Opposition to Limitation of Expression

In Brief—The author explains his near total objection to limitations on “offensive” speech and other forms of expression. This should not be construed to apply to his views regarding other freedoms guaranteed under the Constitution. —————————————————————————————————————————- Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or …

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Feb 01

Freedom of Expression: Justified or Offensive?

In Brief—Readers can weigh in with their views on why the Charlie Hebdo actions and subsequent killings were or were not warranted. In a second hypothetical case, readers are free to express their views on whether actions or statements can be considered beyond the pale or not. There is no right or wrong response, just …

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Oct 19

Islamophobia and Racism

Hatred of the “Other”— Phobia—A persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it. Racism— 1. A belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has …

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