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Why Do the Craziest Religious People Get the Most Attention?

And how can more moderate voices be heard?

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·         Lost count on rakka's during prayers  #muslimrage

·         You ran out of double apple shisha?  #MuslimRage

·         You lose your nephew at the airport but you can't yell his name because it's JIHAD. #muslimrage

·         Man next to me on subway reading Koran on his Samsung Galaxy tablet just offered his seat to an older lady.  #muslimrage truly affects us all 

·         You're stuck on whether you prayed the 3rd or 4th rakat  #muslimrage

·         The cure for  #muslimrage - killing pigs ... on angry birds.

One of the Twitter users had a message for co-religionists: Memo to those few violent MidEast protesters, this is how you fight Islamophobia. You make fun of it.



Valerie Tarico is a psychologist and writer in Seattle, Washington and the founder of Wisdom Commons. She is the author of "Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light" and "Deas and Other Imaginings." Her articles can be found at
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