Maher, Harris, Aslan, Affleck, Kristof: An Atheist Reformist Iranian’s View

“I am an ally of moderate Muslims. No, I’m actually not their ally, I’m their pawn, I’m their meat fodder. My atheism, so far, has never brought me in direct danger of death, but my support for reformists has. If anyone reads my blog they will see I devote more energy to defending reformists than I do to defending atheism.” [Read more...]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Don’t Blame Islamic Terrorism on Economic Woes

Here is the complete talk from which that clip derives: Ayaan’s books are Infidel, The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam, and, her newest, Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Is There No Such Thing As Radical Islam?

United States Attorney General Eric Holder seems to be of the opinion that if an ideology is violent and extremist, then it cannot even be called a form of Islam, not even a “radical” one: “In the case of all three attempts in the last year, the terrorist attempts, one of which was successful, those [Read More...]

“Reason As Memetic Immune Disorder”

Phil Goetz has one of the best blog posts I’ve ever read and it deserves to be read in its entirety. Here are the main points and a couple of key points of application to whet your appetite: You may have noticed that people who convert to religion after the age of 20 or so [Read More...]


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