Episode 21: On 72 Virgins in Halal Hip Hop (Video)

The video below is based on an article I’ve written previously.  It dissects the lyrics of the Deen Squad, a young hip hop group that seeks to provide “Halal alternatives” to mainstream hip hop.

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How Progressive Condescension Handed Donald Trump The Election

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The following article is a result of spending the past year conversing with Trump Campaign Supporters from many walks of life.

Donald Trump is the President of the United States of America.  Many of my progressive friends are wondering “Why? He said the most obnoxious things.”  My entire Facebook news feed is filled with inner city Progressives drawing the conclusion that Donald Trump won merely because half of the country are white supremacist racists, xenophobic, misogynistic etc.  There is an absolute freak out about end times coming and the Trump Presidency being the apocalypse for the world.

So to break it down with their logic: “Donald Trump says bigoted and misogynistic remarks.  He is a bigot.  If you support him despite this bigotry, you are a bigot too.  Half the country supported him.  Half the country are bigots.”
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The Imaginary Friend of Faithful Muslims (Or Captor?)

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Child with Imaginary Friend, From Psych2Go

As the oldest sibling there were a few years in my early childhood that I had nobody to play with. So I would run from one end of my parents’ apartment to the next fighting with my imaginary friends.  Boy was I good at martial arts… in my own imagination of course.

We would play power Rangers. I would even lose the battle sometimes and “die.” This is all on home video footage and it’s a very cute memory. It certainly influences my imagination for the rest of my life and even today.

I was 2-5 years old. Click to continue reading!

Let’s Talk About “If You Kill One Human, It’s As If You Killed All of Humanity”

Note: I have also created a video version of this article.  You can find the video here.

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Within the past week alone there has been an atrocious wave of attacks from Islamic extremists.  Every time an attack occurs from Islamic Extremists, pacifist “moderate” Muslims have predictable responses:

  • This has nothing to do with Islam. They’re not real Muslims.  They just claim to be.
  • Islam is a religion of peace
  • 1.7 Billion Muslims aren’t terrorists, don’t judge all of Muslim population with the actions of a few. (#notallMuslims)
  • Well look at Christianity and the Crusades…
  • Quran says if you kill one human being it is as if you’ve attacked all of humanity, how can extremists justify their actions from the Quran?

 

We’ll focus on the last one for now.  People tend to use this verse dishonestly and don’t include the entire context.  Ironic: apologists always say “look at context” but cherry pick the verses for their own pacifist sensibilities. Click for more!