Religion 101: Oh No, Darwin Been Banned in Malaysia

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(Book on Darwin is banned in Malaysia. What is the criteria to ban a book? What constitutes a great endangerment of public harmony? It gets rather ugly when a book is banned just because it goes against one’s personal values and beliefs. Cartoon source: http://www.incidentalcomics.com)

Still, saying that the implementation of hudud will not impact the non-Muslims?… [Click to read the rest] “Religion 101: Oh No, Darwin Been Banned in Malaysia”

Religion 101: Hudud – 1 Country, 2 Sets of Laws

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(Hudud – should Islamic law take over precedent over conventional law if the conventional already exist and been applied by the courts of the country? Why not improve on the existing laws and enforce it instead of bringing in another set of law that does not apply to all? Why reinvent the wheel?[Click to read the rest] “Religion 101: Hudud – 1 Country, 2 Sets of Laws”

Random Thoughts 101: Be Outraged But Be Fair Too

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(Being outrage on something is not confined to Islam and Muslims alone. Everyone has a right to protest and be angry if anyone belittle and insults one’s beliefs & faith but there must be a sense of reasonableness and fairness too. Have you done the right things and be fair to others?[Click to read the rest] “Random Thoughts 101: Be Outraged But Be Fair Too”

Here We Go Again!

I really wonder whether we will ever cross the finishing line to be a developed country if highly political and seditious matters are played on public grounds on regular basis, turning one Malaysian against another based on hearsays, political hidden agendas and highly charged emotions.

(It is ok to fight for one’s religion and beliefs but it should be a fight for the betterment of the mankind and not be used for political means.[Click to read the rest] “Here We Go Again!”

Advertisement 101: Ridiculous 1Malaysia Deepavali Ad

(Despite the years, this is still the best Deepavali advertisement ever! It was funny, direct to the point and made us think for a second on the meaning of Deepavali. We will miss Yasmin Ahmad for her talents & creativity)[Click to read the rest] “Advertisement 101: Ridiculous 1Malaysia Deepavali Ad”

Man U & Islam

(The famous Red Devils’ logo – Image source: http://www.montrealgazette.com)

First it was the cookies, and then it was on yoga and now the football shirts? It looks like we have highly paid (with our money) civil servants with too much free time at their disposal.

I am not a Muslim and do not wish to indulge with any guidelines that may be issued by the authorities for the Muslims in Malaysia but then again, certain guidelines given does put Malaysia and Malaysians as whole in a strange, strange situation in the eyes of the international community.… [Click to read the rest] “Man U & Islam”

Ignorance not a defence

In law, there is a maxim that states “ignorance of the law is not a defence”

(The magazine story obtained after 2 reporters went undercover and make a mockery of themselves and the notion of tolerance to other religion and fellow Malaysians. Image source: http://asiancorrespondent.com/)

As we all aware, there is this story of two Al Islam magazine Malay Muslim journalists who had infiltrated the Catholic Church to investigate the authenticity of news that there are many young Malays who have apostatized from Islam and attending church services at a church near the Puduraya Terminal, here in Kuala Lumpur.… [Click to read the rest] “Ignorance not a defence”

PKR vs PKR

(MP Zul in thick of action when Bar Council held interfaith discussion in 2008. Image source: http://just-mythots.blogspot.com)

A rather unbelievable Q&A, in UMNO controlled NST, from PKR’s Zulkifli Noordin – the MP for Kulim Bandar Bharu.

So they needed a candidate and (Datuk Seri) Anwar Ibrahim called me up, asking me to contest.

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Cross pattern – a threat to Islam?

Take a good look at the image above. Done? You may want to take a second look. Done? Congratulations, you are now been converted to a Christian.

You say what! You may ask what the hell I am talking about. Well, according to PPIM (Islamic Consumer Association of Malaysia), looking at a cross will convert you to a Christian.… [Click to read the rest] “Cross pattern – a threat to Islam?”

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