Sunday, June 22, 2008

Hate Speech best seller of the Day

Jerusalem Post reviews an insane book;
Sina, who runs Faith Freedom International - an Internet forum dedicated to debunking Islam - calls himself "probably the biggest anti-Islam person alive." The publication of his latest book, Understanding Muhammad: A Psychobiography of Allah's Prophet, will likely cement that position. In it, Sina suggests that Islam's central figure suffered from a series of mental disorders, including narcissistic personality disorder, temporal lobe epilepsy and obsessive compulsive disorder.

"These disorders," he says via telephone, "can explain the phenomenon known as Islam... which is nothing but one man's insanity."

Sina grew up a non-practicing Muslim. Raised in Iran, educated in Pakistan and Italy and now living in Canada, he began jousting with believers in the 1990s. What bothered him, he tells The Jerusalem Post, was not the penchant for jihad and intolerance that certain fanatical Muslims displayed, but the foundation for such ills in the Koran and core Islamic texts.

Book recommendation; In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad by Tariq Ramadan

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hate speech? How many people did the spiritual leader of your belief behead?
Read the koran and the hadiths, and explain the death sentence for the 'keepers of the book'.
Find out why the books of the Library in Alexandria were burned by the first caliph.