By Hemant Mehta
About two weeks ago, spurred by an Instagram troll who was harassing her as a “dirty lesbian” and invoking Allah to condemn her, a 16-year-old French girl named Mila posted a video condemning Islam (and religion overall).
She didn’t hold anything back. She said she hated religion, that the Qur’an was full of hate, that Islam is “shit,” and that it was all okay to say because “You cannot be racist towards a religion.”
So much for nuance. It’s absurd to suggest there’s only one form of a religion practiced by nearly two billion people, that you know what the “true” nature of is, and that a holy book is full of hate when any large text can be cherry picked to be full of whatever you want it to say.
At least Mila added later that her comments applied to all religions, not just Islam.
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