I dislike the pillaging of the impoverished, the extortion of the gullible, the manipulation of the ignorant and the domination of the weak. The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
The Ganges River symbolises purification to Hindus, who believe drinking or bathing in its waters will lead to salvation. Including our parishioners, apparently.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Everyone followed the cartoon crisis, or the crisis about the cartoon drawings of Mohammed in Denmark. It is a short step from random subway bag searches, to random street searches, from making it optional to making it compulsory, from not asking for ID, to demanding it. I am outraged by clerics in the Middle East and elsewhere who preach violence against Westerners.
By any standard, a policeman poking through your handbag or back pack is a search. As members of free, democratic and civilized societies, we too have our sacred principles: Three years ago a move to a new post was cancelled at the last minute because the bishop in the new area insisted on asking questions that Issues forbids him to ask, and which in any case should never be asked of any Englishman, gentleman or priest.
We have all these leaders of the organisation of Islam, the countries who oppressed on people, coming to demand the people apologise. I demand apology for the amputations that are carried out in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Nigeria. Indeed, the richest fifth consumes 45 percent of all meat and fish, 58 percent of all energy used and 84 percent of all paper, has 74 percent of all telephone lines and owns 87 percent of all vehicles.
With 16, new infections a day — 90 percent in developing countries — it is now estimated that 40 million people will be living with HIV in I dislike the demonization of unbelievers, The ill-concealed hate of proselytisers, The hysterical rants of holy rollers, The wigged-out warnings of psychic healers, The dismantling of public education via religious school vouchers, The erosion of civil rights by theocratic right-wingers, The righteous wrath of gun-toting true believers, The destruction wrought by holy warriors, The blood-drenched fatwas of ayatollas, and the apocalyptic prophesies of unmedicated messiahs.
God existed by Himself through an Eternity before the Creation without needing a Universe.
Being an activist means owning your desire. I dislike the shackles religions place on the mind, corrupting, twisting and crushing the spirit until the believer has been brought down to a suitable state of worthlessness.
I have a great home life and a great supportive relationship — permanent, faithful and stable — and Christian people rejoice in that. Islamic justice is a proud institution, one to which more than a billion people subscribe, at least in theory, and in the heart of the Islamic world it is the law of the land.
Freedom is usually destroyed in a gradual manner, it is less noticeable then. Draw your own conclusions. That led to an explosion of violence because large groups of Muslims still will not accept criticism of their religion.
Poke your eye out if you look at women other than your wife … then come to me.Moderation / Criticism / Exposition / Exposés David Aaronovitch. Catholics try, rather unconvincingly, to show how conferring sainthood is different in principle to the pagan apotheosis (the process that made Claudius, for instance, into a God), but the distinction doesn't quite wash.
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