Islam

ozatheist on January 4th, 2009

The Quote: Organised religion is like organised crime; it preys on peoples’  weakness, generates huge profits for its operators, and is almost impossible to eradicate. Mike Hermann The Qutbite: A sect/variation of Muslim that believes sinners have to be punished in this lifetime (not the ‘afterlife’). Their main aim is to rid the world of [...]

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ozatheist on January 3rd, 2009

The Islamic community plans to build a Muslim-only housing development and recreation centre as part of a $10 million complex in Rivervale. from The West Australian look out Protium and TTE, you’ve got new neighbours. LOL Now I don’t know if it’s just me, but building an anything only enclave doesn’t sound like a very [...]

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ozatheist on November 24th, 2008

In more entertainment news: Michael Jackson has converted to Islam and changed his name to Mikaeel, according to reports. The LOLjacko on the Sun website is quite funny. “Wacko Jacko” gets a little bit more “wacko” everyday.

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ozatheist on October 22nd, 2008

What does this doll really say? According to some the doll says “Islam is the light” and “Satan is king”. At Urban Legends David Emery thinks the doll might not be saying anything intelligible at all, as he says “it could be in the ear of the beholder”. I must admit I can’t pick out [...]

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ozatheist on October 4th, 2008

Pat Condell’s recent video was banned from YouTube because some Muslim didn’t like what he said. Watch the video for yourself and see if you think there’s anything wrong with it. Knowing wordpress’ problem with embed the video link above might not work. In that case go to Pat’s website or Sean’s, where I first [...]

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ozatheist on August 21st, 2008

The SMH reports on women only beaches in the ever increasingly sharia ruled Egypt. Egypt was once was one of the most liberal Arab countries … But after an increase in religious conservatism in recent decades – the key opposition group is now the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood that promotes sharia- bare-headed women have become a [...]

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ozatheist on June 10th, 2008

As mentioned recently I have been reading, just finished actually, “Where in the World is Osama bin Laden?” by Morgan Spurlock. A sometimes humorous search for Bin Laden and why people become Jihadists (used in a loose sense in this context). The book points out that people sometimes turn to religiously motivated terrorism, not because [...]

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ozatheist on April 16th, 2008

Well it looks like the debate “Islam is incompatible with democracy” was quite a success last night. So who won? 1200 people packed the City Hall last night, and after arguments from both sides, got to choose which side won. The verdict – the proposition went down by a narrow margin of 52 to 48 [...]

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ozatheist on April 15th, 2008

Yesterday I reported on the IQ2 debate, which is on tonight, and provided a link to the opening salvo from Daniel Pipes one of the speakers for the positive. Today, for fairness, I’m providing a link from Waleed Aly one of the speakers for the negative. The people are speaking: democratic Islam is no contradiction [...]

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ozatheist on April 14th, 2008

The IQ2 debate is tomorrow night, but Daniel Pipes has fired the first salvo today in his article in the SMH titled: Give Muslims time to find democratic feet Daniel’s opinion is, that given time Muslim countries could become as democratic as any other country. However, In the meanwhile, Islamism represents the world’s leading anti-democratic [...]

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