For those who have been waiting patiently for me to finish writing my book, I'm sure it has crossed your mind that I could be lying or I could be too nice to Islam due to my arguments distinguishing Anti-Muslim bigotry from criticism of Islam. Moreover, some of you might think there's not much I … Continue reading Islamophobia Doesn’t Exist and Neither Does Islamic Culture
As you'll recall, I foolishly anticipated that I'd probably be done by last month. That didn't happen. I had hoped for my next update to be the good news of sending my book for self-publishing and delayed writing this in the hopes of doing just that, but . . . I can't and I feel … Continue reading Progress Note: Death in the Family, Burnout, and Striving Onward
"Fire is hot, water cold, refreshingly cool is the breeze of morning; By whom came this variety? They were born of their own nature. This also has been said by Brhaspati: There is no heaven, no final liberation, nor any soul in another world, Nor do the actions of the four castes, orders, or priesthoods … Continue reading Distancing Myself from Supporting Western Ex-Muslims
The IDW Claims To Be About Free Speech, But their Subreddit Admins Ban Discussion About Islamic Violence Against Muslim Women and Non-Muslim Men.
I feel this is an important issue to highlight, because Western Academia seems poised to just ignore painful truths of history, even if it means genocide denial for the sake of treating all religions as equal. After learning more about the issues within Islam, I had to re-evaluate what I thought was true from US … Continue reading Intellectual Cowardice: Western Indology is Promoting Genocide Denial Of India’s Past
Note: Two chapters left, but it seems I wasn't able to make it by the deadline of today, but I am so very close.
Twitter Is Now Banning Accounts of Female Saudi Asylum Seekers At Risk Of Being Murdered On top of that, this puts these women at serious risk since Saudi Arabia is now labeling them as just as dangerous as terrorists and using advanced military tracking of their IMEI numbers to hunt them down and kill them … Continue reading Twitter’s Latest Shameful Actions: Helping Despotic Governments Kill Asylum Seekers
I found that my word count for Part II was 325,718 and combined with Part I which was on a separate file, it became 404,444 words. It amounted to 881 pages in word. For comparison, my first and terrible attempt at an ebook is around 18,000 words and takes up 203 pages double-spaced on Amazon's ebook page count.
"Injustice and filth cast they at the lonesome one: but, my brother, if thou wouldst be a star, thou must shine for them none the less on that account! And be on thy guard against the good and just! They would fain crucify those who devise their own virtue—they hate the lonesome ones. Be on … Continue reading Ex-Muslim Atheist Activists Being Targeted With Arbitrary Suspensions, Bans, and Shadowbans on Twitter
Today is evidently the Buddha's birthday as recognized by several Buddhist schools of thought and Buddhist traditions. I thought I'd add this post as a celebration. The art is by Sherman Nepali and can be found here. For a quick rundown, on the celebration of the Buddha's birthday, click here. More information can be found here. … Continue reading Happy Buddha Purnima / Vesak