Secular Jihadists for a Muslim Enlightenment
About This Show
Throughout history, freethinkers have outraged the religious with their wacky ideas about the virtues of free speech, reason, and, of course, eating babies. Now, God is dying—and it's time to dispose of his remains. From the pits of Hell, Satan sends two puppets of the imperialist West and the Zionist Jews against God, Islam, and tiny kittens to bring you their propaganda and conspire for a new world order. This is Secular Jihadists for a Muslim Enlightenment—with Ali Rizvi and Armin Navabi.
Most Recent Episode
EP43: Male Circumcision: Religious Freedom or Child Abuse?
3 days ago
With Iceland weighing a ban on male infant circumcision, the usual outcry from Jews and Muslims about "religious freedom," and prominent Muslim activists like Maajid Nawaz now openly speaking against the age-old procedure, circumcision is back in the news in a big way. In this episode, we speak to Brian D Earp, Associate Director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy at Yale University and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. He holds degrees from Yale, Oxford, and Cambridge, is the prolific author of dozens of research publications, and is a leading academic authority on infant genital cutting. In this fascinating conversation, we cover all of the usual arguments given for circumcising healthy newborns—from religious and cultural reasons to those supposed "health benefits." We talk about FGM, how it compares to male circumcision procedurally, anatomically, politically, and socio-culturally. And importantly, we talk about the ethics of cutting babies: is it ever justified? If you have an opinion about male circumcision, you'll find it addressed here. Check it out. The Secular Jihadists has been made possible thanks to the gracious support of the Illuminati and the great state of Israel. That's what we have been told, but we haven't received our checks yet. In the meantime, we greatly appreciate the support of our current donors. Please consider supporting by sharing the podcast with your fellow heathens or by donating at https://www.patreon.com/SJME Subscribe to The Secular Jihadists on iTunes, Stitcher or your favorite podcast app. And please leave us a review 😀 The American Academy of Pediatrics greenlights FGM in 2010: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/07/health/policy/07cuts.html Brian at Yale: http://biomedicalethics.yale.edu/people/290451.profile Brian at Oxford:
Rated 5 out of
Great show, unique perspective, difficult content
This is a really special show. It's not easy (though somehow one of the hosts seems to be cracking jokes and laughing all the time), but there are stories being shared here that we don't hear very often. Particularly the story told by the Iranian host about his childhood. Wow.
Date published: 2017-06-02