ISIS Is to Islam What Operation Iraqi Freedom Is to Freedom

"ISIS is to Islam what the KKK is to Christianity." This analogy is not really effective because a large percentage of people in this secular...

Spreading Religion vs. Spreading Human Rights

Believe it or not, there is not much difference between - 1. Politically liberal Western powers who want to use military and diplomatic strength to...

Not-So-Innocent Media

At what point does popular media stop merely reflecting social norms but actively shaping them?   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1614111978807518

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...

The Neutering Power of Secularism

Good news! "The overwhelming majority of American Muslims do not think Islam should be the main source of US law, and more than half...

Keeping You Misinformed is Their Job

Mainstream media aims to be as relevant as possible to as many people as possible for the simple reason that more viewers mean more...

Why Can’t Democracy Exist in the Muslim World?

Turkey Coup: Why Can't Democracy Exist in the Muslim World? This is what people don't understand about governance in the Muslim world. It is not...

Wrapping Our Language in a Liberal Veneer Gets Us Nowhere

Egypt, Turkey, and the Will of the People We judge rulers and governmental institutions by their actions and whether those actions conform with justice as...

Questions About Democracy You’re Not Supposed to Ask

Question you're not supposed to ask: What is it about democracy that guarantees or is even conducive to just governance? This is an important question...