Ali Rizvi

Ali Rizvi has most recently been quoted in an article called The Dilemma Facing Ex-Muslims in Trump's America. Ali Rizvi said, “I was a nominal believer.”. Ali Rizvi has been quoted a grand total of 5 times in 1 article.

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In much of the Muslim world where I grew up, religion is more than just a belief system. It is inextricably embedded in every aspect of people's lives.

Challenging Islam as a doctrine, is very different from demonizing Muslim people. It establishes a hierarchy of authority, where men are deemed to be 'in charge' of women. It also asks wives to be obedient to their husbands, and allows their husbands–in the most controversial part of the verse–to beat them if they fear disobedience.

Bin Laden was a huge fan of Chomsky, had his books, and quoted him in a few of his speeches. So should Chomsky stop speaking truthfully about the problems of U.S. foreign policy because Americans may get attacked around the world? Well, of course not. If something is true and needs to be said, it needs to be said. It is more important now than ever, to challenge and criticize the doctrine of Islam. And it is more important now than ever to protect and defend the rights of Muslims.

You can't sanitize scripture. I think fundamentalists have a more honest approach. … They're more consistent. The reason that anti-Muslim bigotry exists is not because people like me are talking about what we're talking about. It's because there are millions of people watching their TV screens and they're seeing a guy drive a truck into a crowd in Nice, screaming 'Allahu Akbar,' or they see the Taliban go into a school in Peshawar and kill 132 kids, screaming 'Allahu Akbar' and quoting from the Quran, and they look at this and they just put the dots together.

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