Category Archives: Islam

Of and related to the religion of Islam, highlighting both its many virtues and failings.

A Philosophy of Sin

So, according to Christianity, I’m a sinner. In order for this to be true, I must accept 1.) Christianity is the one true religion, 2.) that sin itself exists, and 3.) that I am incapable of avoiding acts that are … Continue reading

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WATCH: The Speech You’ve Been Waiting For

WATCH: The Speech You’ve Been Waiting For.

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If I were to write a Constitution

Were I to write a Constitution, as a founding document of a country, I’d base it on the US Constitution. It would be clearly stated that the nation would be a secular nation, founded on no one religious doctrine and … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Gao

From Wikipedia (Gao) Gao is a town in eastern Mali on the River Niger lying 320 km (200 mi) ESE of Timbuktu. Situated on the left bank of the river at the junction with the Tilemsi valley, it is the … Continue reading

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Five Years of Goonery

May 29th, 2007 marked a black day in the blogosphere. The House of Goonery opened its doors for the first time on the now defunct Pagan Nation. I miss Pagan Nation, but I guess all things change and leaving behind … Continue reading

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PolitiWatch: Newt Gingrich

GOP candidate Newt Gingrich is the topic of this discussion. Herein I will lay out what information is available about Mr. Gingrich’s platform and a bit about his personal/public life. I will try to focus on the issues, at first, … Continue reading

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A Moment of Opportunity: American Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa

This is a rather long video of a speech President Obama gave recently about American foreign policy as it relates to the Middle East and North Africa. Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Iran, and Israel are featured heavily. I don’t know what … Continue reading

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An(other) Open Letter to God

Dear God, I know we don’t see eye-to-eye on things, but I would like to take the time to ask you to please grant your followers in government some semblance of intelligence. Better, please return to earth and take them … Continue reading

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TYT: Credit Obama for Getting Osama

I agree. Obama said he was going to get him and he did. Personally, I think this puts Obama in a nice position come November 2012. Provided he doesn’t somehow screw something up, he can parley this event into political … Continue reading

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Should Religious Icons be Represented in Art or Popular Culture?

Following the flap over showing Mohammed’s likeness in a comic a few years ago and the recent destruction of a photograph showing a crucifix in urine, the natural question to ask is should religious iconography be banned from modern art … Continue reading

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