Category Archives: Terrorism

Religion of Peace is a Matter of Interpretation


We have all seen blatantly ironic pictures like this. Islam is both a religion of peace and of violence. Both those claims are concurrently true. Everything boils down to how particular believers interpret the holy books.

And therein lies the risk inherent in any religion. The gods we invent seem universally incapable of communicating clearly and precisely. It can be said that the beauty of religious texts comes from their ambiguous flowery language, full of subtle shades and rich nuance, and thus open to wildly divergent interpretations.

Or these gods are callously capricious and care not for the suffering, death, destruction their imprecise words cause.

Or, applying Occam’s Razor, these gods simply do not exist.


Charlie Hebdo Responds to #PrayForParis


How ironic, sad and somewhat sick that the response to religious terrorism is more invocation of god.

For (the christian) god so loved us

This is fucked up shit.

ISIS is ‘Systematically Beheading Children’

“They are systematically beheading children,” Arabo repeated slowly. “And mothers and fathers. The world hasn’t seen an evil like this for generations.”

“There’s actually a park in Mosul where they actually beheaded children and put their heads on a stick… this is crimes against humanity. They are doing the most horrendous, the most heart-breaking crimes that you can think of.”

Religion of peace. Yeah. I buy that. Not. What is it with fundamentalist muslims and beheadings?

The scary thing is, some “everyday” believers seem all too ready to buy into this barbarism. See this previous post.

Nore here:


Buddhists Get On Terrorism Bandwagon


Clearly not content with being left out of the religion-fuelled violence limelight, Burmese monk Wirathu has been inciting violence against Muslims.

“Nearly 250 people have died and tens of thousands have fled their homes,” Read more.

I have a sneaking suspicion that Buddha would not be pleased.

WTF is wrong with people?