December 23, 2011
Courageous Ex-Muslim Woman in Muslim Country Starts Extraordinary New WebsiteTopics: Understanding Islam
Robert Spencer points to a remarkably courageous woman in a Muslim country who has now started a blog, Liberated, in which she intends to detail her journey and keep her readers up-to-date on her experiences. Raised a Muslim, she practiced Islam all her life, but has left Islam, and is now --- because of Islam's death penalty for apostasy -- living a precarious existence in her native land. Here is a few excerpts from her first entry, in which, as Spencer aptly notes, her relief and resentment at her longtime intellectual and spiritual bondage are palpable:
Can you imagine how it feels to be finally liberated from an evil cult which was started by a sadistic, misogynistic, pedophile, anti-semite, a bandit and a perverted sex maniac fourteen centuries ago? How it feels to finally emerge from a fear and guilt infested existence? What the first air of freedom feels like? You can never truly understand this overwhelming feeling of absolute emancipation unless and until you are an ex-Muslim like me. Yes, I am an apostate of Islam, and I am so proud to be able to finally announce it to the world. ...Read the whole thing, and be sure to bookmark it and visit it regularly.
[...] I have to admit that I never liked the teachings of that so-called holy book, and it always made me feel helpless and sad. I wanted and wished fervently that all the people in the world would live happily in peace and not make religion a bone of contention among them. But the situation always got worse, and 9 times out of 10, the Muslims were responsible.
[...] After 9/11, I seriously started to doubt my beliefs, but I never had the guts or the courage to face them until I came across my friend, my savior and my mentor Ali Sina just a few months ago. He has changed my outlook of life and he really opened up my eyes to the false and evil cult of Islam, which I had been blindly following for the last 35 years, albeit halfheartedly. It is not that I wasn't aware of the evil of Islam, because I had been fairly well acquainted with the works of accomplished and judicious writers like Robert Spencer, Pamela Geller, Daniel Pipes and Raymond Ibrahim, but they were not Muslims, so somewhere deep down inside, I always ended up giving Mohammed the messenger of Allah the benefit of the doubt. It was only when I suddenly stumbled upon Ali Sina's website and subsequently his book "Understanding Mohammed" that actually made me wake up to this harsh reality. The truth hurts, as they say, so when I realized for the first time that Islam was actually a hoax, it broke me down completely. It took me a while to come to terms with it; I went through several stages like denial and anger, but finally I have come to the acceptance stage.
Posted by Hyscience at December 23, 2011 10:12 AM
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