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Yusuf Islam in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Maybe Cat Stevens, now Yusuf Islam, was having a bad day when he said he’d like to see Salman Rushdie dead or maybe he’s just an asshole.  596 more words

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The Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste

In 1989, the Industrial-Metal band, Ministry, released one of the greatest records of all time (my opinion, of course) entitled, The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste… 2,666 more words

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“What kind of idea are you? Are you the kind that compromises, does deals, accommodates itself to society, aims to find a niche, to survive; or are you the cussed, bloody-minded, ramrod-backed type of damn-fool notion that would rather break than sway with the breeze?

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How does satan reach people? By what methods does he try to make them stray from their course?

Allah mentions in the Qur’an that satan whispers evil suggestions in people’s hearts. Believers are advised to seek refuge in Allah ”from the evil of the surreptitious whisperer who whispers in people’s breasts.” (Surat an-Nas, 4-5) 165 more words

Islamic Questions

30 things I can't help noticing about Islam

1. The Cruelty. The tortures that await unbelievers in Hell are lovingly detailed in the Koran and the Hadiths (traditions): boiling water, molten metal, garments of liquid pitch, beating with maces, noxious foods which boil the insides, hanging by the breasts (women form the majority in Hell because of their ingratitude to their husbands (Bukhari 1:2:29))….and always the fire, for eternity, plus replaceable skins as an imaginative refinement. 2,968 more words