Take Action: Two Sisters to be raped as punishment – Please demand justice

UPDATE (8th Sept) – The claim that the two sisters were sentenced to be raped appears to be false, so you can ignore this petition – my apologies. Here is an Amnesty International petition for you to sign – Please do not skip this, international attention truly does get results. I’ve lifted the following directly from … Read more

The Atheist Taliban

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 jock, Jan Mickelson, who is … Read more

Islamic Apologist caught in the Ashley Madison Hack

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 the rather dubious hate group … Read more

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

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 up that re-enforces that thought. … Read more

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

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 with a good summary … In … Read more



Secularphobia is one of those phobia words that rather a lot of people have a bit of a phobia about (logo-phobia perhaps). Such words do convey and describe fears that are quite real. Some we are familiar with … Homophobia: there still are many out there with an irrational fear of people who were born … Read more