"So am I saying are atheist more moral than theist? No. Is it the other way around? No.
I disagree. There's something fundamentally immoral in discharging one's own responsibility upon someone else. That's the rationale for Adolf…"
"i agree with you on the make noise bit. A lot of times, and i am talking specific to pakistan, our mainstream media takes a stance which remains unquestioned, primarily becuase it feels it is inline with the sentiments of the population of the…"
"" rise up in arms against "
I am not sure i can support that. Here is how i see the AlQaeda "They have an idea" ... "your idea is different than theirs" ... "they bomb you"
if we go down that road then it…"
"Islam is a culture as well as a religion. The fact that many freethinkers born in that culture today publicly embrace atheism, apostasy, or at least secularism, and emigrate to the West, doesn't erase their origin. Their precursors didn't…"
"The problem with this business is the past tense of it: "There were freethinkers in 10th century Islam." [emphasis mine] If there is moderation in modern-day Islam, either I don't hear it or it is drowned out by the din of the…"
"What is the sort of stuff that is widely attributed to Islam these days? Close-minded, violent, non-tolerant, jihad etc. So called moderate Muslims have little or no voice or they simply choose not to raise their voices. Imagine how Islam would have…"
Hello Haroon, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are phoney and religion is used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.