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Quran Contradiction #8: Will Jews and Christians go to hell?

It’s very, very unlikely that hell exists. But if it does, can we rely on the Quran to figure out who’s going there and who isn’t? Well, no, we can’t. In verse 3:85 the Quran tells us that everyone who follows any … Continue reading

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Prominent Lebanese filmmaker and actress, Nadine Labaki, slams religion in Facebook post

I’m a huge fan of Nadine Labaki. Her films tackle serious sociopolitical/religious themes using Lebanon as a scenic backdrop, but the messages she conveys through film are universal. My personal favorite is Caramel, which explores gender roles and sexual taboos from … Continue reading

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All babies are born Muslims (and other Islamic nonsense)

Four points: All babies are born Muslims. All humans are at least subconsciously Muslims. Atheists don’t exist (because my roommate says so). Allah tricked Christians into being Christians.

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Allah’s arsenal against devils: The Quran thinks stars are missiles

I’ve already written about the bible not understanding what stars are, so I’m not going to harp on that. This is a post to highlight the hilarious scientific ignorance about stars in the Quran. Behold: And We have certainly beautified the … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #7: How long did it take Allah to create the heavens and the earth?

The Judeo-Christian bible tells us that god (AKA Allah) created the heavens and the earth in six days and rested on the seventh. In the Quran we can find a verse that supports this claim. On the other hand, the … Continue reading

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My experiences with Hezbollah

I’ve mentioned a few times that I had chance encounters with members of Hezbollah (“The Party of God”) when I was in Lebanon. But I’ve never written about those experiences. So I’ll depart from my usual criticism of religion (although … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #5: Is slavery ok?

The Christian bible makes no qualms about slavery. It condones it at every twist and turn, even condoning returning runaway slaves to their brutal masters. But the Quran is a little less certain about the morality of slavery. In Surat … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #4: Is alcohol ok?

When I lived in Beirut I was surrounded by booze. From the nightclubs in Gemmayze to the pubs in Hamra, alcohol was a part of a balanced breakfast (quite literally). Although not technically legal to drink on the streets, the … Continue reading

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The case about the Sudanese woman condemned to death should not surprise you; it is the exact response we should expect from Islam

Source: ABC News I’m sure most of you are already familiar with the Sudanese woman facing execution by hanging for the “crime” of apostasy. For anyone unfamiliar, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag, a former Muslim, married a Christian man and is now … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #2: Does everyone obey Allah?

  According to the Quran in verse 30:26 everyone in heaven and on earth obeys Allah. But if we rewind to verse 2:34, we see that Iblees (also spelled Iblis and a version of Satan) disobeyed Allah. To a follower of Muhammad … Continue reading

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