Are you smarter than a 13th Grader? Muslim + Catholic editions

Siara is a young woman who is taking college courses on top of her routine semesters as a 17 year old Junior in high school. She wrote to me to help her with her Comparative World Religions course. Her assignment was to ask three different people from three different world views a series of questions. [Read More...]

Hey Saudi Arabia – Abstinence only driver’s education does not work.

“F’ing female drivers!” Saudi report: women would drive to have pre-marital sex. You can tell by the low-cut burqa’s and niqabs they wear. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A report given to a high-level advisory group in Saudi Arabia claims that allowing women in the kingdom to drive could encourage premarital sex, a rights activistsaid Saturday. The ultraconservative stance [Read More...]

Jihad me at hello

Counter-intuitively, a growing number of females participate in Jihad. They martyr themselves for a religion that is so oppressive to women that it instructs them to wear burqas. Some women’s beautiful eyes made even a burqa too immodest. Why would women want 72 virgins? Why would they want eternal erections? I think humor is one [Read More...]

PZ Myers spotted in Islamic Jihad videos

Don’t believe me? Look for yourself. Attentive Rock Beyond Belief readers noticed this early this morning. PZ spoke about 72 virgins in disturbing detail. Gross. But things are different now. Atheist PZ Myers is not creepy. He’s now a very prominent atheist blogger (you may have heard his name before.) Compare that first picture with recently [Read More...]

Never mind, that explains everything about the 72 virgins.

I had previously suggested that radicals that do Jihad would ‘run out of virgins’ in a matter of months. Here is one prominent orthodoxy: Orthodox Muslim theologians such as al-Ghazali (died 1111 CE) and al-Ash’ari (died 935 CE) have all discussed the sensual pleasures found in paradise, and they are graphically elaborated by Qur’anic commentator [Read More...]

Why 72 virgins is more like a punishment, not a reward.

Radicals have used this promise to brainwash young men. If you think this one through, it’s not that awesome of a deal. Let’s just say that the controversial 72 virgins reward wasn’t mistranslated, misinterpreted or otherwise misunderstood. Let’s also overlook the implications that a young woman’s virginity should simply be rewarded to others. What about females? [Read More...]


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