Leaving Islam for “Justice”

This is a fascinating interview conducted by Br. Nabeel Azeez where the "ex-exmuslim" really gets into her thought process throughout her path in and out...

“Muslims” Without Islam

I was interviewed by Crescent International. I addressed questions about gender relations, Trump and American politics, misconceptions about science and religion, and Sunni/Shia issues....

Teaching About Hell is Abusive and Discriminatory

This eye-opening article is about the "Tsunami of Atheism" in Muslim communities. A lot to be said about this but just a quick point. It...

The Virus of Atheism is Spreading Fast

38% of the Harvard freshmen class this year identifies as atheist or agnostic. Only 34% identify as Christian. 10% Jewish and 3% Muslim. The...

Watering Down Islam in Order to Preserve Muslim Faith

Story time... Muslims often speak very definitively about what will or will not alienate other Muslims or what will or will not push other Muslims...

Who Is the Real “Freethinker”?

Who is the real "free thinker"? The atheist, who: 1) Lives in a secular world, 2) Goes to schools with secular curricula based on secular philosophies that...

Educated People Are More Likely to be Atheists

We have all heard the claim that educated people are more likely to be atheists. But the "education" that is referred to in this...

Muslims Getting into the Christmas Spirit!

In an alternative reality, Muslim holidays are the big thing around the world as opposed to Christmas. And like Christmas in our reality, Muslim...

Apostasy: Jumping Off the Ark

Increasingly, we all know people who have either decisively left Islam or have essentially left Islam for all intents and purposes without necessarily making...

Intra-Sunni Polemics in Light of an Apostasy Crisis

Those loud voices today that are denouncing and bitterly fighting over the minutiae of being deobandi, salafi, sufi, barelwi, etc., etc., will have a...

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Starting around the beginning of October, my kids started seeing Halloween decorations popping up on people's front lawns and Halloween costumes at the grocery...

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Without guidance from Allah, human beings are so utterly confused and their best ideas are replete with contradiction. I don't think Bernie is the worst...

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Are NGOs that support poor Muslims a good thing for us? Last summer, I traveled to Harvard to study the practice of sustainable development under...

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According to Pew poll numbers, 51% of American Muslims favor legalization of gay marriage. Furthermore, 59% of American Muslims allegedly oppose the right of...

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When I was a freshman in college, I was interviewed by a fellow Egyptian Muslim girl at Harvard (let’s call her Sara) about my...

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Soo... About 36 hours ago, Women's March Inc. went from being a courageous, bold, empowering voice for women to magically transforming into a weak, corrupt,...