Angola and the ban on islam

Church in Andolu, Angola

Among critics of Muhammad’s teachings, occasional references pop up to Angola’s peculiar approach to those teachings. There was a worldwide outcry about this in late 2013. The African country was said to have not only banned Islamism but had already begun dismantling mosques. From both the Islamophile and Islamocritical camps (before 2016) I only found… Continue reading Angola and the ban on islam

The pope and the violent expansion of the muhammedan empires

Reconquista completed. Muhammedans expand in all other directions. 1480 as turning point.

The Catholic Church -certainly in Europe- does not have that much power anymore. It is also good that Catholics are called to account harshly for misconduct by servants of the Church, especially those of the twentieth century. It is good that wrong, sometimes very wrong positions of the Church are criticized. However, in terms of… Continue reading The pope and the violent expansion of the muhammedan empires

Abrahamic Religions and that Misogyny-Thingy

Cover 'Man Made Gods' By Barbara Walker

Subtitle: Another special role of the USA The first lines are omitted: they form a bridge between the previous paragraph – Slavery and the special role of the US (§93)- and this one. Almost every educated American knows who the Salem witches were: the 19 women executed in Massachusetts following accusations of witchcraft 211). We… Continue reading Abrahamic Religions and that Misogyny-Thingy

Elsevier: devoted to glorifying Islam

Screenshot: mocking science

Capitalism, or rather: free enterprise-based production, is among the (Western) achievements that are well worth defending. However, its blessings can only flourish under conditions, and it is certainly not the individual entrepreneurs themselves who defend those conditions. Certainly not the monstrously large corporations whose leadership has little or no affinity with the actual processes of… Continue reading Elsevier: devoted to glorifying Islam

Faith in gods: that Absolutely Inalienable Right

Above is the title of a section towards the end of the Postface in my yet to be published book ‘49:49‘ (subtitled: ‘The Emperor’s Old Rags ‘).Below you find the complete draft of that part of the book. ” It is crucial to keep in mind what ‘inalienable’ really means: this right cannot effectively be… Continue reading Faith in gods: that Absolutely Inalienable Right

The Focal Points and Priorities of the Islam-activists

E-book. Order it at Amazon.

On November 2, 2004, Theo van Gogh -you can find his picture on the homepage of this site- was murdered.  Because of that, five years later, I  completed my first book: ‘Islamofobie? Een nuchter antwoord’. Yes that is Dutch. (Hier kan het nog steeds besteld worden). ‘Islamophobia? A down to earth answer‘ seems to me… Continue reading The Focal Points and Priorities of the Islam-activists