If Islam was explained to me in a pub
A transformative script
1 A Bad Case of Dogmatic Distress
2 Blame George W. Bush
3 No Scarf, No Service!
4 A Shirley Temple Anyone?
5 The Enemy Within
6 The First Holy Homicide
7 Remember the Alamo
8 Home School
9 Archie Loses It!
10 Who Are You Calling Stupid?
11 A War That Pays For Itself
12 Overkill Becomes the Norm
13 Rape Without Compassion Becomes the Norm
14. Wife Management Difficulties Resolved
15 One Down, Two to Go
16 If It Was Only About Going Around in Circles
17 No Paradise for Old Men
18 The Ka’ba: The Nabataeans, Abraham or Adam?
19 The Hajj: So Many Pilgrims, Not Enough Time
20 Stupid Is As Stupid Does
21 A Strategic Massacre
22 Orphaned by Lust
23 A Big Deal of a Treaty
24 A Man in a Hurry Takes Wife #11
25 An Attempted Assassination and the Bloodcurdling Cry
26 Mecca Cowed and Deceived
27 MAD for Mecca
28 Those Ordered Killed During Mecca’s Longest Night
29 A Woman Who Slept Around Confronts Mecca’s Conqueror
30 The Cleansing of Mecca and Avoiding a Similar Fate
31 Hunayn, the Ultimate Victory for God and Booty
32 More Slavers, Less Sinners
33 A Matter of Interest
34 The Muslim vs. the Christian Crusades and the Concept of Family
35 Beowulf and the Koran
36 The Sykes–Picot Betrayal Haunts
37 The Christian Mosque of Medina
38 Mary, What a Strange Thing You Have Done!
39 100 Years of Conflicts, Conquests and No Muhammad
40 Birth of a Cult
41 Tomorrow Today
It's the next day and Johnny is back at the bar talking with Archie.
Johnny: Too bad about Uzza.
Archie: Yes it is. You know that I record everything that goes on in my bar.
Johnny: No, I did not know that.
Archie: Well I do, and I would like you to make what happened last night part of your next broadcast.
Johnny: It will show you serving liquor to a woman you knew to be a Muslim. It will show Uzza questioning
the tenets of her faith, a capital offense where she comes from.
Archie: I will lose my license, I will probably go to jail, her
killer will go free and the guy who shot you, or someone like him, will come back to finish the job.
Johnny: You're asking me to commit suicide.
Archie: They are willing to kill and die for what they
believe in. We should at least be ready to risk our lives, like Uzza did, in
the hope that it will make a difference.
Johnny: But it won't make a difference. It's too late!
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