How Modernity Warps the Human Mind and the Fitra

This article is based on select lessons from Alasna Institute's course: Tortured Minds. For more in depth instruction on this topic, enroll at Alasna...

Reconciling Faith and Evolutionary Science: Understanding Ensoulment

(Originally published June 24, 2014) The “Be Yourself” trope is found in numerous works of film and literature. The protagonist learns a hard lesson when...
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Navigating Faith, Science, and Evolution in Islam

  https://youtu.be/oVEcRCcKxEE This is a lecture and Q&A given by Daniel Haqiqatjou at MIT on October 12, 2017. Topics discussed: - Can Islam and science ever conflict? - Do...

How to Get Children to Internalize Islam

My 4 year old asked me where rains comes from, so I think, hmm, how am I going to explain the science behind the...

The Muslim Skeptic vs. the Western Skeptic

What does it mean to be a "Muslim skeptic"? Ibn `Abbas narrated a hadith from the Prophet ﷺ. A man heard the hadith and became...

How to Spot Fake News

Since nowadays we collectively seem to have a greater consciousness around "fake news," here is a free tip. When you read/watch mainstream news, anything that...

The Problems with Science

My favorite genre of scientific research paper is the "meta-study." Besides sounding awesome, the meta-study provides powerful insights about larger realities in scientific research....

Mind Control and Evidence for God

When you hear about "mind control," you might envision something from a sci-fi movie. But mind control is easy so long as you ensure...

How to Hack Someone’s Memories

This is one among multiple reasons why an individual witness' testimony about events in the distant past should not be taken at face value....

Police Hire PR Firms to Whitewash “Misconduct”

Usually following national media fallout regarding police once again murdering black men, there is a deliberate "pro-police" propaganda campaign on social media and elsewhere,...