Archive for the tag "Islam"
From today’s New York Times: Secret U.S. Memo Made Legal Case to Kill a Citizen The Obama administration’s secret legal memorandum that opened the door to the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical Muslim cleric hiding in Yemen, found that it would be lawful only if it were not feasible to take him alive, [...]
Posted: 9 October, 2011 in Culture, History, legal, Life, politics and government, Racism, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: al Qaeda, Anwar al-Awlaki, Bush, capital punishment, Culture, death penalty, ethics, execution, government, History, human values, Islam, judicial murder, law, legal, legal values, moral values, morals, muslim, Perry, politics, Racism, Religion, social values, society, terror, terrorist, texas, values, Yemen
America’s Best Christian, Mrs Betty Bowers, explains to less informed Christians (and hell-bound others) the curious details of the Lord’s concept of marriage.
Posted: 8 August, 2010 in comedy/humour, Life, Literature, Religion, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: abel, baptist, Betty Bowers, bible, cain, christ, christian values, christianity, chronicles, Church, comedy, comic, concubines, conventional marriage, deuteronomoy, divorce, ecclesiastes, eve, exodus, family values, gay marriage, genesis, God, humor, humour, Islam, jesus, judaism, judges, kings, leviticus, Life, Literature, lord, marriage, massacre, Matthew, rape, rapist, Religion, religious values, samuel, satire, Sex, timothy, Video, virgin, virginity, whores, youtube
So the word of the Koran compels Muslims to terrorise the infidel. Or not?
Posted: 2 June, 2010 in Australian Values, Life, Religion, values, Video.
Tags: Australian religious values, Islam, Koran, murder, muslim, Quran, Religion, religious values, Shia, Sunni, terror, terrorism
Yes, even the Archbishop of Canterbury has dumped the Pope and his church: says Irish Catholic church has lost all credibility over paedophile priests
Posted: 3 April, 2010 in Australian Values, fun, politics and government, Religion, Sex, values.
Tags: ABP, anglican, Archbishop, Benedict, Canterbury, Catholic, Church of England, CofE, Ireland, Irish, Irish catholic, Islam, Lambeth, muslim, paedophile, paedophile priest, pedophile, Pope, Primate, Ratzinger, Religion, religious politics, religious values, scandal
Sam Harris’s TED Talk will challenge even many heathens and infidels as he takes on the Christians’ last stand – that you can’t be moral without a god
Posted: 23 March, 2010 in Australian Values, Culture, Iran, Iraq, Life, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, values, Video.
Tags: Australian Values, bible, christianity, Culture, ethics, facts, falsifiable, future of civilisation, God, homosexuality, Islam, morality, neuroscience, proof, Proverbs, rape, Religion, religious values, Sam Harris, Science, society, TED, TED talks, testable, values, Video, women's rights
they voluntarily clap on their chains, hood their heads and lock their prison doors, while offering up a prayer of gratitude for their relief from uncertainty
Posted: 13 March, 2010 in Iraq, Life, politics and government, Religion, values.
Tags: apostasy, apostate, Australian religious values, Australian Values, belief, buddha, christianity, David Clarke, death penalty, death sentence, dogma, escalators, escalators can't break, execution, faith, fatwa, George W. Bush, Goody Two-Shoes, herman hesse, hesse, Islam, judaism, Keneally, Kevin Rudd, magisterium, morality, motivation, motivational poster, murder, Religion, religious values, siddhartha, Tony Abbott, Tony Blair, values, Why Religious People Can't Think
Children do what is natural because they are human. Then religious parents turn their “sinful” natural lives into a horror story in which they are the monster.
Posted: 6 March, 2010 in Australian Values, Education, Life, Religion, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: absolute, abuse, Australian religion, Australian religious values, belief, certainty, child abuse, christianity, credo, creed, Dawkins, dogma, epistemology, faith, Feynman, heaven, hell, Hermann Bondi, hindu, hinduism, Hitchens, Islam, jew, judaism, murder, muslim, obscenity, punishment, Religion, religious belief, religious values, retribution, sin, terror, terrorism, terrorist, Thomas Paine, values
Cherie Blair, wife of the notorious war criminal, suspended the sentence of a man who broke another man’s jaw in a bank queue, because he is “religious”.
Posted: 16 February, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, History, Iran, legal, Life, politics and government, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: A. C. Grayling, atheism, atheist, Australian Values, Cherie Blair, Cherie Booth, christian, Dark Ages, Dawkins, Enlightenment, government, Grayling, History, Iran, Islam, law, legal, muslim, politics, rational, Religion, religious values, Richard Dawkins, theocracy, theocratic, Tony Blair, values
The situation in Palestine now inexorably drives and inflames global politics. 9/11, Afghanistan, the rise of islamic fundamentalism all feed from this one trough. Not any amount of cosmetic or diplomatic pretense, no “negotiated compromise”, no artificial “roadmap to peace” will make any difference at all.
Posted: 8 January, 2010 in comedy/humour, History, Iran, Iraq, Life, Literature, Racism, Religion, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: Bertrand Russell, bible, christianity, exodus, intelligence, Islam, israel, life of brian, monty python, palestine, philosophical values, philosophy, Religion, religious values, Russell, stupidity, values, Video
god may be dead but don’t let’s upset the natives – they’ve got guns and bombs and exploding underwear and if you’re unkind to them they might set them off. So let’s pretend for the sake of a peaceful life that he’s not dead, okay?
Posted: 6 January, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, History, Life, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: apologist, atheism, christianity, Christopher Hitchens, Foreign Policy Magazine, fundamentalism, human nature, imaginary friend, Islam, Karen Armstrong, politics, Religion, religious values, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, theology, values
Okay, so, we’re not saying Islam (qua Islam) is a necessarily violent religion but, well, let the islamists tell you themselves.
Posted: 3 January, 2010 in Culture, History, Iran, Racism, Religion, values.
Tags: Ayatollah, Ayatollah Khomeini, cartoons, christ, christian values, christianity, Denmark, fatwa, Iran, Islam, islamic values, jesus, Khomeini, Matthew, muslim, Pakistan, Religion, religious values, Rushdie, Somalia, values, violence, Westergaard
religious zealots and catholic crackpots taking over civil society to spread their preposterous beliefs and protect their absurdities from public critical scutiny. So the Republic of Ireland has just brought in its new Blasphemy Law. Not everyone is happy about that, including Atheist Ireland which has published a list of 25 so-called “blasphemies”.
Posted: 2 January, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Education, History, Internet, Language, Life, Literature, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, values, Video.
Tags: Allah, atheism, atheist, Australian religious values, belief, beliefs, bible, blasphemy, buddhism, Catholic, christianity, Church, Feldman, Flying Spaghetti Monster, FSM, George Carlin, God, Ian O’Doherty, Irish religious values, Islam, Jahweh, jehovah, Lehrer, Marty Feldman, muslim, Old testament, P Z Myers, Pharyngula, Pope, pope benedict, priest, priesthood, profit, prophet, Quran, Religion, religious values, Richard Dawkins, Tom Lehrer, Torah, transubstantiation, values, vatican, Vatican Rag, vatican rag outrage, Zola
Transparency International has released its Corruption Perceptions Index for 2009. There are some very surprising results
Posted: 21 November, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Iran, Iraq, Life, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: africa, african countries, America, antidisestablishmentarianism, australia, buddhism, bureaucracy, bureaucratic standards, christianity, communism, corruption, corruption index, corruption perception index, eastern bloc, ethical values, ethics, faith, hinduism, huffington post, Indonesia, Iraq, Islam, moral values, morality, morals, muslim, New Zealand, principles, Religion, religious values, Russia, Somalia, standards, Transparency International, UK, US, values
It’s enough to make you want to just give up and forget it all and look at some funny cat video.
Posted: 17 November, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Guantanamo/Hicks, History, Immigration, Iran, Iraq, Life, lolcats, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: 60s 70s, 80s, 90s, agriculture, Australian Values, Barnaby, Britney, Burma, christianity, climate change, CO2, coal lobby, democracy, democratic values, Enlightenment, farmers, freedom, global values, global warming, government, hinduism, Indonesia, Industrial Revolution, Iran, Islam, israel, Joyce, judaism, LOL, lol cats, lolcats, love, methane, Obama, palestine, paris, peace, political values, politics, privacy, Racism, Religion, religious values, rights, Rudd, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, tiddlywinks, Turnbull, values, xenophobia, Yemen, zenophobia
“The Iranian people have voted in favour of a fight against arrogance,” screamed the criminally-insane Ayatollah arrogantly
Posted: 3 August, 2009 in Iran, politics and government, Religion.
Tags: Ahmedinajad, apostasy, arrogance, Ayatollah Khamenei, democracy, democratic values, election, honesty, integrity, Iran, Iranian election, Islam, Khamenei, Middle East, political values, principles, theocracy, theocrat, values