It is not only the worldwide Biblical Deluge that must be rejected on scientific and rational grounds. The regional super flood that has been proposed to account for the various Middle Eastern flood myths can also be criticised. A local flood in the ancient Mesopotamia, on the other hand, seems to be the most reasonable explanation for the existence of the myths.
An examination of the history and belief system of Islam clearly shows that it is a violent religion. For too long, non-Muslims have avoided examining Islam for evidence of its violent tendencies. It is a problem that needs to be confronted head-on.