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Contra Bereshit

If there is the equivalent of the Satanic Verses in Genesis, called Brsht in its original Hebrew (see Story of the Cranes in the Qur’an) that might be called just plain wrong in Genesis, it is this, hear. 1,535 more words


Five Years between T-Walls

The fact of being alive compensated for what life did to one.” Salman Rushdie, Satanic Verses

It was early evening when I finished a two-hour phone call with a friend of mine. 

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Random Thoughts

no time left for e-living

lately, i’ve been thinking about lots of stuff i’ve wanted to blog about. my recent obsession with visualizing the skeleton inside of every person i look at, people making dumb blanket statements like… 704 more words

EuroIslam: the periphery speaks up.

In 2003 a collection of essays by young Danish Muslims appeared in Danish daily Politiken. Amongst its conclusions was the claim that ‘Islam is also a Danish religion, we must distance ourselves from the Middle East’s monopoly on holiness’. 1,458 more words


Satanic Verses: Burning Books, Blood, and Fatwas; 1989

“Books can not be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory… In this war, we know, books are weapons. 538 more words


Satanic Verses: 1988 The Beginnings

“To read a 600-page novel and then say that it has deeply offended you: well, you have done a lot of work to be offended.”-Rushdie… 411 more words

Satanic Verses

Silent Conquest in America & the World

Silent Conquest traces the progressive erosion of freedom of expression in the West from 1989 when Iranian Shia leader Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa pronouncing a death sentence against Salman Rushdie for his book The Satanic Verses. 18 more words