Posts tagged ‘Islam’

August 7, 2018

Carry on . . . Regardless

by duncanr

while some worshippers flee, an Imam doesn’t let anything as trivial as an earthquake disrupt his prayer . . .

June 15, 2018

Eid Mubarak

by duncanr

following the end of Ramadan – the Islamic holy month of fasting – yesterday evening, Muslims worldwide today celebrate Eid Al-fitr

Eid mubarak to any muslim readers of madhatters – may your life and that of those you hold dear be filled with peace and love

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July 20, 2017

Christianity, Islam, and Judaism

by duncanr

December 29, 2015

The Good Neighbour

by duncanr
this is a stock photo - I ate the curry before deciding to write this post :-)

this is a stock photo – I ate the curry before deciding to write this post

my neighbour popped round for a chat last night – I’ve been out and about over the xmas period catching up with family and friends, and he likewise, so we hadn’t seen each other for a few days and he wanted to check I was O.K.

he had also noticed that the . . .

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December 5, 2015

Bible vs Quran : Social Experiment

by duncanr

the atrocities committed by muslim terrorists has led to a rise in islamophobia here in the UK – – and in other countries

a perception often voiced by those who use the ‘guilt by association’ line of thinking to blame all muslims for the actions of some terrorists is that such violent actions are sanctioned by the Quran – that Islam is an inherently, violent, aggressive religion, in contrast to the gentle, peace-loving religion that is Christianity

[those that believe that about Christianity should read some history!]

to bolster their argument that islam is a religion that promotes violence, those who hold this view often quote selected verses from the quran – but the same charge could be made also against the bible . . .

those promoting islamophobia should remember that the . . .

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February 11, 2015

I am Not a Terrorist

by duncanr

there’s a part of me that’s always a mite suspicious of ‘social experiment’ videos that are posted on youtube – [since careful editing can show whatever you want to show] – but putting aside any cynicism, it’s nice to see such a positive response to this plea to strangers to hug a muslim (high five to the black guy who abandoned his car, and stopped traffic, to do so )

January 14, 2015

Frosty Fatwa

by duncanr

saudi snowman1while on the subject of snow – see previous post – a Saudi cleric has issued a fatwa banning the building of snowmen –

[this is going to be a sore disappointment to the muslim kids building snowmen in my local park !]

apparently GOD is against the building of snowmen (who knew, eh ?) – funny how it has taken all these centuries until . . .

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October 8, 2014

Goat Kills Kid

by duncanr

falling goat kills boy200or double fuck !

this surely put a dampener on one family’s celebration of Eid this year

if nothing else, it’ll test their belief in a GOD

September 2, 2014

Cameron Sets British Values Aside

by duncanr

manuscript180I would be the first to confess I’m not much of a historian, especially when it comes to English history, but wasn’t there a document of sorts signed by King John way back in ye olden days

and hasn’t this Magna Carta been revered ever since and it’s importance extolled because for the first time it set limits on the power of the King/State – establishing the novel idea that citizens should not be subject to arbitrary arrest and imprisonment without a fair hearing before a jury of their peers

the UK prime minister, David Cameron, keeps banging . . .

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July 28, 2014

Eid Mubarak

by duncanr

time to wheel out these chirpy chappies again

Eid Mubarak to any madhatter readers celebrating Eid !

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