What is it really like to be an ex-Muslim?

Houston Oasis board member Janey-Ali Rizvi gave a fantastic talk a couple of days about about what it is like to come out as secular within a Muslim culture. He is a really good speaker and so investing 30 mins to listing will be time well spent. He brings you right into […]


The Atheist Taliban 1

A phrase that has entered the public consciousness recently is the term “Atheist Taliban” via a Mr Ted Cruz (if you are not in the US and have no idea who he is, then trust me, you really really do not want to know). So the contextual foundation here was laid by a conservative shock […]


Islamic Apologist caught in the Ashley Madison Hack 1

Ashley Madison is turning into the gift that just keeps on giving … and so the latest name to pop up is the rather famous (in some circles) Islamic Apologist Hamza Tzortzis. First a bit of background. Are you are wondering who Hamza is? Well, he is one of the movers and shakers behind […]


How do you work out what is fact and what is fiction?

Learning how to work out what is fact and what is fiction is all part of growing up, and so a 4 year old who believes Santa Claus is real is cute. If however a grown adult was seriously asserting that Santa Claus was quite real then we would be quite rightly […]


The true impact of Ashley Madison data leak … is really really bad. 1

I was blogging yesterday about the Ashley Madison data leak, and was also beginning to ponder the thought that it really is not something to laugh about or endorse in any way simply because it exposed some rather glaring religious hypocrisy, and so in that context something additional has popped […]


Josh Duggar confesses … ‘I have been the biggest hypocrite ever’ 2

Well how could I possibly let it pass, I’m shocked I tell you, totally shocked and devastated … oh OK, I’m not. Background So just in case you missed it, Josh Dugger has been caught with his pants down … quite literally. Gawker has all the juicy details and starts […]