Being an Atheist in a Muslim Community

There are lots of minorities in many countries. But these minorities were mostly based on etnic and/or religious groups. However being an Atheist, detaches you from the society based on your own thoughts or decisions. In a Muslim community, religion is very powerful in daily life. It seperates believers from non believers in a cunning sense. For instance; obtaining a proper position in a governmental/state organization, or even in private companies (because of their political status) depends on your religious expression.Another important part is the role of family. Since 99.9 percent of the population is Muslim, your parents are Muslim and most of them would kill themselves rather than watching you become a non believer. So they will teach you everything in a commanding and rewarding fashion. 

This lifestyle leaves you only one choice; having two identities. First one is your formal identity, its like the way you talk or act in your job; and your hidden personal identity. You have to be really careful otherwise you will get discharged from your community. You cannot find a proper job, even your family will be really harsh on you.

We are in an ironic age, I can discuss Quantum Physics, determinism here and I cannot discuss even the basic principles of Islam in any kind of platform in my home, job or rest of my social life.

In Islam there were no reforms unlike Christianity so it is well preserved/protected. Muslim people are very proud to tell this. In fact, it is proves how corrupt it is. 1400 years of preservation gives you nothing but a Conservative mind.

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Comment by Gallup's Mirror on January 16, 2013 at 5:10am

what are these dots, can you define them. Nope. Why? bec its undetermined.

Of course it's determined. The ellipsis (...) is a mathematical notation defined as 'continue this pattern'. 

In turkey we say "if you have nothing to say wise, don't try to say smt. o/w you'll look stupid"

You're being awfully hard on yourself. You're not stupid. You just didn't understand the mathematical representation for counting from infinity down to zero.

Comment by Cem USLU on January 16, 2013 at 5:25am

so can you at least tell me how many numbers we have between 1 and inf. If you are claiming that you can determine its size you have to be finite. You donot know anything about maths and algorithms i suppose. BTW congrats for computing inf, which could not be done by any mega computer. You must be genius!

Comment by Simon Paynton on January 18, 2013 at 2:14pm

What does it mean to disobey God's love?  In everyday terms? 

Comment by Cem USLU on January 18, 2013 at 3:31pm
Yes daily terms. Whats your point jesus
Comment by Simon Paynton on January 18, 2013 at 5:06pm

I don't know, I'm opening up a question.  Instead of going from the infinite to the finite - what does it mean in everyday reality? 


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