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Myths About Islam

Sep 23, 2012 9:42:45 AM

Another contribution from guest-blooger Meg on the issue of Islam.  Worth reading and sharing.  -Seth____I wanted to clear up a couple of wide-spread myths as well as share this video:  Only 0.8% of the US population is Muslim. European countries have much larger Muslim populations, however Muslims still constitute a tiny minority within the general populace. There are about 1.2 billion (with a "b") Muslims on this planet. The voices you hear from...

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Islam Must Be Scrutinized

Sep 14, 2012 2:15:11 PM
Sep 14, 2012 2:22:22 PM

My friend and fellow activist Maryam Namazie posted this today.  It's worth your time to read and watch. -Seth______ Dear Friend,The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain would like to make public its support for Tom Holland’s Channel 4 documentary 'Islam: The Untold Story."  We are indignant to learn that due to threats made on Holland, Channel 4 has cancelled a repeat screening of the historical inquiry into the origins of Islam similar to the kind of inquiry that has been applied to other r...

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