Tag Islam

A ‘good’ Quran?

If, in order to avoid killings for any trifle, the book with instructions on how to treat each other requires longer comments than the very instructions, it isn’t a useful tool in the first place.

It’s time to stop tiptoeing around Islam

I’m sorry, I won’t tiptoe around Islam or any other superstition with a sacred book that literally advocates for the suffering of others, I won’t give any irrational beliefs special treatment — that’s religious privilege, and those who endulge it have a share of responsability in the state of affairs today.

‘Vive Charlie’, the magazine that draws Muhammad

To date, they have published 19 issues and I hope they continue to exist in order to publish many more — I hope they will keep publishing even by the time when we will have recovered our right to mock and criticize any belief without paying with our lives, and when the words “blasphemy” and “Islamophobia” are only bitter memories of when the illiterate and bigoted tried to shove their sacred concepts.

My Muhammad depiction — 2015 Edition

I want to say a few words that should be more than enough for any civilized person who has not lived under a rock so far in 2015 to understand the paramount importance of drawing any concept without pandering to the ridiculous restrictions of barbaric superstitions:

Why jihadists hate the West?

Why did Muslim fundamentalists place a bomb in a nightclub in Bali? Has the Indonesian government extracted oil from other Muslim countries they invaded? No: the terrorists placed a bomb at the club, precisely because…

Malala gets the Peace Nobel

I’m happy about Malala Yousafzai getting the Nobel Peace Prize because hers is a political agenda that might actually help improve the lives of everyone in Pakistan. Getting women to study is giving them the tools to free themselves from superstition, giving them opportunities to question the status quo and letting them think for themselves.