इल्हाद : अक़्ल पे मबनी या जज़्बात पे ?

मुल्हिद (नास्तिक) अक्सर ये दावा करते हैं कि लोग बुनियादी तौर पे ख़ुदा को जज़्बाती वजहों से मानते हैं, सोच समझ कर नहीं। मुल्हिद,...

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We Are All Atheists Except Some of Us…

Here is an oft mentioned atheist talking point: “We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of...

The New False Prophets

Figures like Carl Sagan, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and Bill Nye are portrayed in the mainstream as sages of our times. They are also outspoken...

The Muslim Skeptic vs. the Western Skeptic

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Atheistic Contradictions

Common Talking Point #1 from Atheists: Why would the Creator of all the universe care what this one species on this one planet is doing?...

Responding to Atheistic Arguments by Analogy

"Some philosophers think maths exists in a mysterious other realm. They’re wrong. Look around: you can see it." Hmm... Western philosophers have been debating for thousands...

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...

The Face of Riba — How to Lose God

"During an interview at a bar a few months earlier, I’d asked Zeines about his conscience. He said he didn’t see a problem with...

The Impact of Liberalism on American Muslims

Another essay by Prof. Sherman Jackson on liberalism. This should be read in conjunction with his other essay: "Liberalism and the American Muslim Predicament." Here...

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