Richard Dawkins’ Intellectual Dishonesty

This picture was part of a VOA blog. The caption: “An Afghan beggar woman clad in burqa sleeps on a road, as her daughter throws a small stone for fun while waiting for alms on the out skirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. The World Food Program announces it will cut food assistance to more than 3 million…

Challenging Anti-theist Ali Rizvi to a Debate on Blasphemy Laws

Last Summer, a statement by new atheist blogger Ali Rizvi caught my eye. He made the outrageous claim that the Koran endorses apostasy laws. I challenged him to a debate, which he initially accepted but shied away from for over a month, giving one excuse after another. Finally, we did have the debate and it…

‘Talibani Atheism’ & how it fuels Islamophobia

Bigotry of any sort – whether based on race, gender, religion or ethnic background – is like cancer. It must be condemned in its start before it metastasizes and takes root in society. At this point, it is usually too late to cure the disease, which rapidly progresses to its natural, malignant fallout. Islamophobia is…

Spencer & Geller identify Taliban – but not Ahmadis – as Muslims

A twitter conversation that exposes the dilemma faced by Islamophobes like Geller and Spencer. http://storify.com/KashifMD/pamela-geller-and-robert-spencer-refuse-to-answer     Kashif ChaudhryPhysician, Writer and Human Rights Activist; Recipient, Presidential Service Award; Pakistani American; Humanity comes First; Interests: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Human Rights and ‘Halwa Puri’ http://www.KashifMD.com

We are at war with Science

My name is Sam Harry. I run a pizza business in New York, but I am better known for my keen interest in Science. Though I have no formal education in the sciences, I do not believe I need one to be able to see its deleterious effects on humankind, and the impending existential threat…

Why New Atheists Feel Threatened by Moderate Muslims?

For the last many months, new atheists have been tolling on my social media page, demonizing my reformist Muslim sect as “bad Muslim,” “nominal Muslim” or in some cases “non-Muslim” and elevating ISIS as “true Muslims.” Thanks to the likes of Sam Harris, this bigotry (sadly) has become representative of this extremist atheist group. Before…