Originally Posted by Enna
Yeah, I practice most of the five pillars; the one I don't practice is Hajj because I'm unable to go there due to a lack of money. I became an atheist after watching a documentary by Richard Dawkins called 'The root of all evil'. I was an atheist for four years. What caught my eye is the fact that the Qur'an is constantly challenging its audience to disprove it. It has been 1400 years since it's been available, and still no one has managed to do it.
Islam is a faith that does not discourage scientific inquiry and I found that very refreshing. We know that nations like Ad and Thamud existed because we have archaeological evidence to back it up.