Episode 13: Chat With Ahmed From “Honest Muslim”

In the video below, I discuss with the man from the Honest Muslim Youtube Channel, Ahmed about his journey to apostasy.  This is a fascinating story of inner reflection because Ahmed was a fierce Islamic preacher and leader of his local Muslim community.  Ahmed shares with us his inner journey and rationale.  Enjoy! Click for more!

Islam’s Negligence of Ramadan In The Arctic Circle

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Islam neglects those who live near the Arctic Circle, where the sun doesn’t set for six months at a time. In the last few years, Ramadan has fallen in the summer, when the sun did not set in the North.

Two of Islam’s main pillars: fasting and praying, rely heavily on the sun’s position.  Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset and their five prayers are timed in different parts of the day based on the position of the sun and when it rises/sets.  Let’s examine what the texts say and compare them to reality.

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