Fateh Sakkal
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Glen Rosenberg commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"Thomas,  I had a law practice known as Law Sense. Maah shit is all about making sense. As to your question, hell if i know is my answer. "
Mar 19
Thomas Murray commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"jay h, I had a similar experience with an Italian woman, born and raised in Italy. She was a devout Catholic. In her bedroom she always had an open Bible on her nightstand, a picture of St John Paul II, on her wall above her bed a cross of Jesus…"
Mar 19
Thomas Murray commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"Glen, YOU make sense but when did ever a Muslim or a Christian ever made sense of their reasons or actions?"
Mar 19
Glen Rosenberg commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"thanks, Joan"
Mar 18
Joan Denoo commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"Glen, you make your point sharp as a tack. "
Mar 18
Glen Rosenberg commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"Not long ago i had an encounter with a sheep. Ewe would not believe how she liked to lock horns.  In spite of her salacious and prurient ways i threatened to leave her unless she deconverted to become an atheist. Alas and alack, she would not…"
Mar 18
jay H commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"Strange things do happen. Some years ago I found myself involved in an intense sexual relationship with  a very Christian grandmother (she was actually married, but her alcoholic husband was out of the picture). We would have sex before church,…"
Mar 18
Joan Denoo commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"Oh! hormones are cruel little buggers that spoil the well-laid plans of a whole flock of Imams. Even political dictators do not have the power of hormones.  One way of reconciliation for people with profound differences is the uniting of one…"
Mar 15
Glen Rosenberg commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"Fateh, there are a number of things that make me dubious.  The overarching sense i get is that the story is aesthetic and intended to further the paradigm of the clash of civilizations.  If she is pious why is she dating an avowed…"
Mar 15
Fateh Sakkal commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"Glad y'all enjoyed it. @ Glen: It's all true. What is it about the story that you found so incredulous?"
Mar 15
Thomas Murray commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"I enjoyed your story..BUT........WHERE ARE THE PICTURES!?"
Mar 15
Loren Miller commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"So she wanted to "try out atheism," eh?  I rather doubt she ever heard of Ryan Bell, though Ryan came from a far more thoughtful point of view.  My suspicion is mostly that your friend's opinion of atheism was skewed by the…"
Mar 15
Loren Miller left a comment for Fateh Sakkal
"Greets and salutes, Fateh!  Please enjoy your time here, and if you need a hand, don't hesitate to ask!"
Mar 15
Glen Rosenberg commented on Fateh Sakkal's blog post Bittersweet Incongruity
"You are quite the raconteur. Enjoyed it. Aint none of it true, right?"
Mar 15
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Bittersweet Incongruity

 Greeting, all. The following is a short vignette about life as an atheist in Muslim countries. Enjoy!** A few months ago, I decided, against my better judgement, to date a girl whose mentality was my polar opposite. I was a secular, westernized, freedom-loving hedonist, and she a pious Lebanese Muslim who, like many of her peers, was being torn at the seams by the clash between the forces of modernity and her religion.   To a certain extent, this duality mirrors the city of Beirut, whose…See More
Mar 14
Joan Denoo left a comment for Fateh Sakkal
"Welcome, Fatah, to Atheist Nexus. You will find out most recent comments on the right-hand side of the page, or go to Forums or Groups to find topics that may interest you.   I look forward to reading your posts. "
Mar 14

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Bittersweet Incongruity

Posted on March 14, 2017 at 9:45pm 13 Comments

 Greeting, all. The following is a short vignette about life as an atheist in Muslim countries. Enjoy!

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 A few months ago, I decided, against my better judgement, to date a girl whose mentality was my polar opposite. I was a secular, westernized, freedom-loving hedonist, and she a pious Lebanese Muslim who, like many of her peers, was being torn at the seams by the clash between the forces of modernity and her religion. 

 

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At 10:17am on March 15, 2017, Loren Miller said…

Greets and salutes, Fateh!  Please enjoy your time here, and if you need a hand, don't hesitate to ask!

At 9:10pm on March 14, 2017, Joan Denoo said…

Welcome, Fatah, to Atheist Nexus. You will find out most recent comments on the right-hand side of the page, or go to Forums or Groups to find topics that may interest you.   I look forward to reading your posts. 

 
 
 

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