Why ISIS is Not Islamic

The criteria that certain commentators use to insist on calling ISIS "Islamic" would also render the khawarij "Islamic." The same thing that made the...

Does the Quran Really Condemn Homosexuality? The Kugle Smackdown

Many of us have heard the silly claim that the account of Qawm Lut in the Quran is not about same sex behavior --...

Clinton or Trump or…

Lesser of Two Evils? When you study ethics or moral philosophy in the typical US or UK philosophy department, one of the first things you...

Where Are You Going?

For some, the entirety of life is one long career advancement opportunity.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1627664554118927

The Best Way to Win an Academic Argument

Discovering that an argument begs the question is like winning the jackpot.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1638415219710527

Faux-Profundity: Opiate of the Masses

Worse than a mind that does not reflect is a mind that is impressed with rubbish that it mistakes for profundity.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1747035672181814

Faux-Experts on Sharia

People without the first clue about the sharia writing at length about how other people harbor myths about the sharia.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1776041749281206

Who Gets to be Called “Scholar of Islam”?

If you can't change the substance of what is considered authoritative Islamic teaching, simply change who is considered an Islamic authority and the rest...

Looking Down on the Secularly Uneducated

Why would Muslims look down on the illiterate and those without formal secular education when our Messenger ﷺ was unlettered yet was at the...

Important Debate Tip

Don't make a theoretical point in order to object to a practical argument. And don't make a practical point in order to object to...

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