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While you may have given up Islam, are there any trappings of Islam you still practice? For example, do you fast during the month of Ramadan?
I get asked variations of this question all the time, and the answer for me, personally, is no. Nothing I did beacuse of my religious beliefs was anything that continues to be worth it to me for me to continue doing as an atheist. In fact, some of the mandates of Islam are legitimately harmful.
But what about, say, charitable acts, or acts of kindness? Or the benefits of meditation? Or the encouragement to smile? Or the wisdom in certain quotes? Continue reading “Is There Anything in Islam for This Ex-Muslim?”