I am a recent convert to Islam (I have been Muslim about a year) and I love it.
I love covering myself from head to toe (although i do get some abuse from men !!)
What is it that you love about it?
Do you ever find it too hot to wear it?
I love the segregation of the sexes, I feel that I can express myself
This is understandable if you are the type of the person that prefers isolation and has socialisation issues, especially amongst men. Do you believe that every other woman would feel the same? if you are able to recognise that other women might be more comfortable socialising in both sexes, do you believe it is right to set it as a law for all women?
I love the prospect of not having to go to work if i don't want to
No doubt many people would love the prospect of being lazy yet still able to survive thanks to the hand that feeds.
I love the prospect of being at home and looking after children
Many women do and don't need to embrace Islam to stay at home with the kids. You say it like only muslim women have that option.
I love the prospect of being obedient to my husband and serve him
inducing, no word of a lie. Where is your self respect? obedient isn't a word that should ever be assigned to a relationship between a man and a woman.
I love that I finally managed to come out of free sex, alcohol and hard drugs after some times of struggles
So without Islam coming off of these things would be impossible?
Do you think that all non muslims are busy taking hard drugs, having free sex and drinking?
I love praying and so on.
You should have tried meditation, it grants the same effect.
I live in the UK, and hope to go and visit Muslim countries soon, maybe through my doctorate and MAYBE I will convince myself of the opposite after experiencing different Muslim countries for a while.
For real experience you would have to go to a proper muslim country, not a modernised semi secular one.
I am just looking for evidence on how many people have actually been killed due to apostasy in Muslim countries (if anybody's has some links to broadsheets and any reliable sources please do give me a shout) well let's say in the past 5/10 years.
I doubt stats like that would be readily available, just like stats on rape or aids in muslim countries are supressed as much as possible. Islam wouldn't want to advertise a high amount of apostates, islam prefers to loudly cry out for their converts.
Also I was struck by the case of Sameera Siddiqui, Pakistan - I am in love with Pakistan and would like to visit the country
. Do you know how and if it is possible to contact this member?
I do dislike people that don't believe in God, due to my background growing up with people that would make fun of me if I said that I believed in God (I was raised in a very very atheist environment),
I do dislike muslims due to my background, growing up with people who would abuse me (I was raised in a very islamic environment)...........oh dear, isn't that bigotry?
they say they are atheist but then they say things like "o my God" or they are even blasphemous, which is contradictory, why would you say the name of God but then you don't believe, but anyway... whatever.
I hate to do this but
that was the worst line of reasoning I have read in a good while.