Because you guys liked, RT’d and shared the hell out of the last edition, this week I focus on aqeeda-endangering textbooks, Dunya’s return to the dark side, and Muizzu engaged in a series of unfortunate Muizzed up things. These are short takes on the headlines of the week gone by. Dunya rejoins the regime Dunya […]
Society & Beliefs
On the Maldives’ “100% Muslim society”, and other fairy tales.
To the southwest of the Indian subcontinent, strung across the Indian Ocean, there are two countries superimposed on each other. One of them, I call the Maldives. This is the one where wealthy honeymooners come and enjoy their martinis on the sun-kissed sandy beaches. The other one, Dhivehistan, is the longest running experiment in controlled […]
It is 2:30 in the morning and I want to share my favourite story. There was once a sage who lived in a forest. The holy man had a number of disciples who joined him in meditation every evening. The meditation rite was simple: they would gather under a banyan tree every evening, and sit in […]
It appears that “Sheikh” Imran of the Adhaalath party has proclaimed on a television program that Raajje TV’s logo depicts a crucifix.For those of you who don’t get the significance, I have previously pointed out that Maldivians are the world’s truest Christians. Due to an unfortunate medieval accident involving Jesus, a treadmill and a flux capacitor, […]
The world’s largest Qur’an was unveiled in Kabul yesterday in the presence of senior clerics and government officials, who hailed it as a ‘great achievement’ for Afghanistan and Muslims around the world.It took over 5 years to finish; 218 pages, with gilded letters and varied, intricate calligraphy designs on 7 feet long pages. For five years, a calligrapher […]