Rape and Hookup Culture: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Predictably, some Muslims reacted with disgust at my latest post about the connection between rape culture and hookup culture. This reaction is baffling to...

Real Muslims Eat Bacon and Don’t Believe in God

Let me save you the time of reading this: "Nuanced portrayal of Muslim life" means portraying Muslims as unapologetically pig-eating, alcohol-drinking, LGBT-rights-supporting, existence-of-God-questioning, casual-sex-having, brown...

Religious Freedom Means Sell Pork or Get Out

This is perfectly consistent with liberal conceptions of religious freedom, even as it is understood in America. After all, if the secular state can...

Sex Sells, The Same Way Drugs Sell

Why is the music and movie industry so sex-obsessed? We are told that it is because "sex sells," i.e., that the masses want sex,...

Why Be a Muslim Skeptic?

Allah says, "And if you obey most of those in the earth, they will lead you astray from Allah's way. They follow nothing but...

Close the Liquor Stores

Ask some American Muslims to pose civil opposition to the opening of liquor stores in our cities because Allah has prohibited intoxicants, and these...

Illegitimate Ways to Escape the Dunya

If you talk to a drug addict, you might be surprised to hear about their desire to leave this world, to leave their bodies,...

Drugs As Escape from Dunya

For many, the basis of their drug use is escape from the world. In some ways, this is an understandable, even commendable impulse: the...

I Blame the Victim

I believe in blaming the victim in some sense and in some cases. For example, there are some men who are accused of rape who...

The Danger of Fighting Islamophobia

Yes, there is a danger here and it is very obvious to anyone who has observed how this movement led by Muslim activists has...

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Monday Memes | Take 10

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Monday Memes | Take 9

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Amputation and Torture: Classical Hindu Text Vishnu Smriti on Low-Castes

At MuslimSkeptic, we want to look more closely at a variety of religious texts from other religions in order to better understand what these...

Monday Memes | Take 8

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Monday Memes | Take 7

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The Logical Fallacies of Evolution

Author: Ibn Abdullah Al-Najdi, a student of knowledge, interested in philosophy of science. This article sheds light into the methodologically fallacious foundation of evolution. Our main...

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