Ex-Muslim at Muslim-ish of NYC
My name is Ibrahim. My parents are muslims, so they taught me islam as a child.
Around the age of 8 I got annoyed with the idea that I am muslim simply because my parents are muslim. So I started researching the only other religion I had contact with at the time, christianity, and it sounded so ridiculously stupid that it confirmed my belief that islam is the true path to connect with the creator of the universe and ensure a blissful eternal life after death.
Around the age of 13 I started researching other religions like judaism and eastern religions. I eliminated them one by one because none of them made any sense to me. This again confirmed my belief that (more…)