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Ignorant Amos's Avatar Jump to comment 1 by Ignorant Amos

These folk are the ones at the frontline, the coal face, in the trenches fighting the war on religion. I salute all these people who risk so much in their search for the truth.

I was an Islam Apologist. The thing that got me started was the idea that the reason I was a Muslim was simply because I was born into a Muslim Family.

The nerve to claim one specific religion and one specific God out of hundreds as the real God, and rejecting all others merely because ones parents asserted so, seemed too presumptuous.

That is when I started rejecting and accepting ideas based on arguments rather than scripture. Once you start doing that, it is only a matter of time.

It is recognising that idea in the first place and then having the gumption to take it further is important. Fair play to ya and very well done.

Mon, 09 Jan 2012 18:32:00 UTC | #906693