Islam Was Not for Me

My breach with Islam started as far back as I could discern things. More to the point, I never embraced Islam in the first place, although I was born and raised in a Muslim family. For one thing, I had a very difficult time following a so-called religion whose founder and followers had butchered my ancestors, raped and sold our women, burned our libraries, and destroyed our magnificent culture.  Islam was forced down the throats of Iranians with the sword of Allah.  In my heart, I never considered myself a Muslim. However, I didn't reveal this until later in life for fear of retribution by radical Muslims. Sharia law stipulates that any Muslim who turns his back on Islam should be given a chance to revert to the faith. For an unrepentant male apostate, death is the proscribed punishment and life imprisonment for the female apostate. "Kill whoever changes his religion."   Sahih al-Bukhari 9:84:57 Islam considers an apostate as a person who unilaterally breaks the...(Read Full Article)