Firstly, in any religion, there are always people who take the religion seriously and those who do not. Among them are those who apostate (leave the religion) and those who commit blasphemy (making offensive sacrilegious comments). Not everyone who commits such acts however is taken seriously and quite often those who make blasphemous comments are… Continue reading Q30: Why is anyone who leaves Islam killed?
Although there are people who are very respectful towards Islam and Muslims, there are some who think that there is little or no room for entertainment as Muslims are not allowed to participate in common social activities such as going out and drinking alcohol. However, if you look at things a bit more closely you… Continue reading Q28: Why is Islam so “strict”?
Some people seem to think that many Muslims are not patriotic towards non-Muslim countries that they are living in and /or are anti national. Part of the reason for this may be because many people think that Muslims seek refuge in Western countries that help them more than Muslim countries and /or because they do… Continue reading Q27: Why are Muslims not patriotic towards the non-Muslim countries that they are living in?
This is simply a misconception that people have that most likely originated through various media outlets. You can find out more about this issue such as by watching this documentary, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, whereby Jack Shahin talks about his detailed research into how various Hollywood movies have portrayed Arabs and… Continue reading Q9: Terrorism