Episode 99 – Ex-Muslims of North America

There are many Muslims who feel the need to remain in the closet when they stop believing. Apostasy in Islam is a taboo with serious consequences. We are pleased to have with us to day Canadian representatives of EXMNA (http://www NULL.exmna NULL.org/) (Ex-Muslims of North America), a group dedicated to supporting and helping ex-Muslims through outreach and advocacy. Nas Ishmael (a pseudonym) is Director of Media Relations at the Ex-Muslims of North America. Sadaf, a local Torontonian, became an ex-Muslim in 2009. Sadaf is the Director of Community Development for EXMNA. Out of their and others’ desire for a safe space for those leaving Islam, Sadaf and Nas Ishmael (among others) founded EXMNA and join Christine, Haysn, Nate and Randy from Toronto for a discussion of the issues involving Islam in North America, and share their stories of how they left the faith.

And for everything else, there’s Mastercard

[First posted to the Freethinkers Mailing List (http://groups NULL.google NULL.com/group/freethinkers-club/browse_thread/thread/f2215741b0a14b26)]

A woman’s life: 50 camels.
A man’s left testicle: 66 camels.
A man’s right testicle: 34 camels.

I’ve taken a few university-level calculus courses, and sometimes scare myself by looking into Reimann tensors or the Dirac equation, yet I’ve never before seen math so strange (http://freethoughtblogs NULL.com/maryamnamazie/2012/02/20/in-case-you-dont-know-the-worth-of-womens-lives-and-mens-testicles/)

HJ Hornbeck