Islam Under Scrutiny by Ex-Muslims

Religion is Fire

Fire, arguably, is important to life after air, water, and food. Fire, broadly defined, is energy. And energy runs the world. It fuels the body, operates the mind, heats homes, and runs endless machines and instruments.

When energy is put to good use, it is the boon of mankind. And when it is misused or abused it is the bane of humanity. Therefore, credit or blame rests with the user of energy.

Religion is a special case of energy in the same way that steam is a derivation of fire. Steam engines move mass in physical space. Religion, emotional energy, propels people’s mind in the metaphysical realm.

Civilized societies have rules and regulations, albeit many of them flawed and imperfect, which regulate energy use. The fire of religion must also be contained in such a manner to do whatever good it may be able to do and prevent it from becoming a consuming wildfire.

There are those who have no use for religion. These people have perhaps seen so much burning and scorching by religion that they have abandoned it or have even taken active positions fighting it.

There are also those who don’t seem to be able to make do without a religion of some sort, preferably a “divine” religion. These people value the warmth that the religious fire gives them, the assurance it provides that the cold earth is not their end, and the promise that there is an eternal life of bliss after death. It is only fair that the “fire” that keeps the religionist warm not set ablaze the home of the non-religious.

Some questions for religionists:

* A belief qualifies as “divine” religion because someone claims it is?

* A belief becomes religion because millions believe in it?

* Should religion and state interlace? Which religion? The religion of the majority in any given country?

* Should being a religionist confer the person preferential status over the non-religious?

* Should religionists have complete freedom to practice their belief, even when they infringe on the rights of others?

* Should religionists have the right to vilify as heathen the people of other persuasions and those of no religious belief?

* Should religionists have the right to force their belief on others?

* Should religionists actively engage in the subjugation or elimination of the non-religious?

In civilized societies, it is granted that what is good for one person must also be good for the next. This is egalitarianism. Egalitarianism levels the playing field, where every human being must abide by the same rules of fair play. No one has a claim to special privileges for himself and his group.

With respect to religion, it matters not that someone claims that he is the emissary of the Creator; that he is bringing binding teachings from the Lord. There is no objective way of ascertaining the truth or falsehood of the claim. The claimant may be a charlatan, mentally disturbed, or indeed an emissary of the divine. What really matters is that the claimant and his claim serve the cause of the good for all of mankind and completely shun causing contention and strife among people.

The moment a religious founder begins claiming special privileges for himself and his followers, he launches a discriminating totalitarianism. This is indeed the case with Islam. Even a cursory glance at Islam’s past, as well as its present, establishes unequivocally its discriminating totalitarianism nature.

Islam is out of control fire and the jihadists are its arsonists. The generality of Muslims do their part by spreading throughout the world and setting up the conditions that would welcome the arsonists, feed and shelter them, and support them in igniting the Islamic fire.

This is exactly what is happening all over Europe where the naïve natives have deluded themselves into the fraud of multiculturalism. A generous social entitlement system in Europe, well-paying job opportunities, and higher standards of living are magnets to the horde of Muslims fleeing Islamic failed states. Ironically, these same Muslim expatriates quickly forget why they had to leave their miserable plights in their homelands and what the main cause of their misery is. The culprit is the pathological nihilistic belief of never-mind-this-world and do Allah’s biding for gaining admission to his unimaginably magnificent pleasure paradise of the afterlife.

Islam believes in the rule of Islam, Caliphate to the Sunnis and Imamate to the Shias. Hence, to Muslims, all other forms of governments represent the handiwork of the Satan and the infidels. Therefore, one and all non-Islamic systems of government must be purified by the Islamic fire.

But marrying religion with government is stoking fire with explosive. In free democracies, governments are accountable to the people and serve at people’s pleasure. In Islamic theocracy, governments are accountable only to Allah and the people must serve at the pleasure of the government. And one can see the result of Islamic total or partial rule in eighteen or so countries which rank among the highest nations of the world on every index of misery.

The Islamic fire fueled by immense oil income is raging in certain regions of the world, smoldering in others, and ready to ignite in yet other parts of the world. It is imperative for the free people of the world to abandon all illusions about Islam and put out its fire, once and for all. Multiculturalism, let-and-let live, is a delusion of kind-hearted naïve people. Islam, as fractured as it is, is a non-compromising mono-culture: a cruel culture of a primitive people handed down to Muhammad some 1400 years ago.

Secularists and most non-Muslim religious people respect the legitimate rights of the religionists, whereas Muslims recognize little or no rights for others. You can readily establish the validity of this assertion by looking at some eighteen or so Islamic countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and so on.

Warning to free men and women: remain a spectator at your own peril. It is imperative that you take a stand and do your part at falsifying the fraud of Islam and do all you can to prevent the Islamic fire from devouring our civilized democratic secular system.

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Amil Imani is an Iranian born, pro-democracy activist who resides in the United States of America. He is a poet, writer, literary translator, novelist and an essayist who has been writing and speaking out for the struggling people of his native land, Iran. Amil Imani's Home Page:

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Name: do hindus go to islamic hell ???? i am sure not
Date: Wednesday February 06, 2008
Time: 06:08:55 -0700


i talked to some pig jew follower spig muslims,and also read in many places that allah will take people out of their graves and punish,fortunately for idolator hindus they r all cremated,so there r no graves,so they r saved from imaginary allah's imaginary hell.whenever i hv raised this point to muslims and hindus alike in last few days there hv been congratulation to me from hindus and muslims the pigs wanting to murder ham dull ill aaahhhh so must for imaginary deity allah and fake religion islam.

Name: Patrick Risk
Date: Wednesday February 06, 2008
Time: 06:32:36 -0700


A great piece by Amil Imani...Look out Allah, "the bird of paradise is about to fly up your nose." (Steve Allen) rip. A religious test is long overdue for ALL religions. The answer to all (8) questions on this religionist test is NO...If the faithful had to score 100% or go straight to hell, then hell would suddenly become standing room only...Patrick Risk

Name: allat
Date: Wednesday February 06, 2008
Time: 07:08:44 -0700


Agreed - esp. on the asterisk points! -------------ALL the religions are guilty - including Judaism - including Hinduism with its caste system, that touts itself better than the other religions?: where is the compassion, and caring and sensitivities to the lower castes, and the extreme hurt it caused/causes?------------ I say: Worship the Great Mind in one's own individual way. No enclosed buildings to worship in, but the wide open sky and woodlands.----------Anyway, THE God doesn't need anything - from Its little, bitty creation...if it did/does, it isn't "God." If a human fights to defend God, its because the human is "brown-nosing." As for me, JUST seeing the islamics bend and scrape and eat dirt, is amusing, very amusing, as long as I'm not downwind to their rear ends.Bwhahahahhahaha---------- A rebel - Pagan - Polytheist - Wild - Amazon

Name: Godot
Date: Wednesday February 06, 2008
Time: 11:20:43 -0700


Your list of the eight questions is priceless. It can render religious people speechless for a while then they start talking back nonsense.

Name: Godot gone mad!
Date: Wednesday February 06, 2008
Time: 11:32:58 -0700


Godot gone mad! He/she has posted the same message thrice! Is he/she a worshiper of trinity?

Date: Wednesday February 06, 2008
Time: 17:53:36 -0700


Hinduism tootles along its own path and more or less minds its own business; Buddhism goes in for disengagement in the world or at least minimising any evil you might do; Judaism is satisfied with its own tiny corner of the Mediterranean - satisfying of which desire incurs the obsessive and pathological hostility of the entire Islamic world. Christianity has had it s beastly moments but has evolved and refined itself by reflecting conscious human experience. Only Islam allies supremacism with a blatant aim of converting or dominating the human race by whatever means it take including terror and conquest. The misdeeds of this religion have only ever been limited by military, political and technical practicalities. In the 1890's Churchill wrote that it was science that protected Europe from Islam. Let's keep it that way.

Date: Wednesday February 06, 2008
Time: 21:26:07 -0700


"In the 1890's Churchill wrote that it was science that protected Europe from Islam." .... and Europe borrowed science from Islam!

Name: Gita says, all non-Hindus will go to hell!
Date: Wednesday February 06, 2008
Time: 21:58:02 -0700


Gita says, all non-Hindus will go to hell: "I hurl these haters, cruel, sinful, and mean people (non-Hindus) into the cycles of rebirth in the womb of demons again and again. O Arjuna, entering the wombs of demons birth after birth, the deluded ones sink to the lowest hell without ever attaining Me." (Gita 16.19-20)

Name: allat
Date: Thursday February 07, 2008
Time: 08:27:01 -0700


"Gita" - The law of the Universe is that every emotion and vibration one sends out, comes back to you in triple form.-Anyway, the truth, and the truth hurts, is that all those beings or creatures in many civilizations (incld. the Greeks, definitely the Indias in the Subcontinent) that humans thought were "gods" - were actually Humanoids.------The Arjuna creature you mention was/is probably an Et, passing himself as "God."..This was the subject of the monumental work by Zecharia SItchin about "Those Who From Heaven Came" in Mesopotamia, and MOST DEFINITELY ---Jehovah - that slime ET, and all the other slime ET's mmessing with the minds of humankind........For you skeptics out there, we really are NOT alone......YOu can't argument with science.............The various govs. around the world, have opened their UFO files to the public.....Mexico, France, Italy, China, Germany, Chile, Argentina, etc. AND including the Vatican, who has appointed its Spokeman Monsignor Balducci........Only the U.S. is left behind....So as to Hindu 'Gods" and "demons"- apparently ETs. As to the many arms depicted in the statue of "gods" - it's prbably that fact thatthe Beings moved so fast, the human eye "SAW" many arms and legs.......(I say thia because evolution in any Being on this PLane - for mobility/balance, is Humanoid in form.........So will the real GOd stand up? .......Whey - we are! We are God, Herself/Himself!........BEEEEAAAUUUTIFUUUUUL!

Name: pmk
Date: Friday February 08, 2008
Time: 17:06:16 -0700


and Europe borrowed science from Islam! That's funny! And what has Islam done with its science? The sun moves around the earth? Why do Muslims live in fear of knowledge? What have Muslims done with the natural wealth they have been blessed with? Even the "Arabic" numbers used in the West are the product of Hindu civilizations.

Name: To: pmk
Date: Saturday February 09, 2008
Time: 09:06:03 -0700


How Islamic inventors changed the world:

Name: Bobby
Date: Saturday February 09, 2008
Time: 21:18:55 -0700


Muslims who defy Islamic rules, enjoy music and other unislamic way of life should be first ones to revolt against islam. instead many of them continue to be counted as muslims keeping the cult alive and fooling the common muslim into thinking there is a bigger number of believers that actual. the increasing count is what motivates muslims to get ever more crazy about their cult. it fools the muslim into thinking there is some truth in the koran garbage. if you look at the number of people who live by the word of the quran and true believers 100% of the time - there are just a tiny minority, maybe in thousands. all others have no right to be called muslims and are just like the fact they belong a massive tight-knit group that is bend on taking over the world.

Date: Tuesday February 12, 2008
Time: 06:06:41 -0700


am i religious? do i have a religion? if yes, which religion? i am chinese and i know chinese and all peoples having definite cultures derived from china like the people of vietnam, korea, ryugyu, manchu and nippon, etc, are too secular to think and answer these questions. incontrovertibly it is relevant with nationality. by comparing semite, cina and indo-european, we can see that monotheism, secularism or atheism, and polytheism - the pertinent characteristics of these nations - may be defined as old as tens of thousands of years ago. owing to the deep-rooted and highly-styled cultures - brainwashing in my eyes if these cultures cannot adopt a sort of philosophical life, which i mean Hellenic speculative thinking - people became extremely intolerant and bigoted. thus being a follower of deism or polytheism is equivalent of being a most evil, wicked and godforsaken heretic in the eyes of people living in an atheist or monotheist society. hinduism to some degree can contain islam and the evidence is sikhism. so can zoroastrianism & manism, and suphism explained my allegation. however, islam, or christianity, or judaism, can hardly do the same thing - philosophical absorptions from other ideologies and significant inventions based on such absorptions. sarcastically, many of our patriots tout that chinese culture - actually only confucianism in their context - is the most inclusive one because it can absorb buddhism, tauism, etc. and can live in complete harmony with them for thousands of years. is that true? in spite of the true history which seems not so 'harmonious', why cannot we reasonably allege that buddhism or tauism is more inclusive because its theory can be adjusted, modifyed, revised, lessened and supplemented flexibly to conform to the chinese culture dominated by confucianism, an organized and conservative moral ideology. one chinese can clearly see that christianity cannot do this like buddhism. why? is confucianism open enough? or christianity rigid enough? now let me answer the three questions. i am religious not atheist. i am a polytheist not monotheist. i embrace hinduism like gaudapada, vertually i thought i was a mahayana buddhist, but i find mahayana has no essential philosophical diffrences with the so-called religion of hinduism!

Name: Ramzi
Date: Thursday March 13, 2008
Time: 23:26:16 -0700


Hell is the eternal place for Muhammad SAW and his Allah SWT and the blind followers of Islam.This will be the eternal truth for muslim who believe in the Ten Commandment of God but abrogate it by believing that the Christian and the jews are the enemies of Allah. Muhammad's Allah is the true SATAN and Muhammad is SATAN'S messenger. Islam is about killing the non-believer,deceiving the non-believer,robbing the non-believer,rape the non-believer,dehumanise the non-believer etc. They deceive non-believers by wearing the veil or purdah to conform with the commandment of the true GOD when their mind are absolutely impure by virtue of such deceit.

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