Objectivity and Religion

Objectivity and Religion One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective...

We are the Latest and Greatest (Famous Last Words)

Modernity and the Quran One of the main drivers of moral progressivism is the belief in scientific progress. If our knowledge of science and technology...

“Iman” is not “Faith”

Translating iman as "faith" can lead to confusion. In the English language, faith as a word to describe religious sentiment is often posed against...

Do Islam and Science Ever Conflict? Yes.

Many modern Muslims believe that "science and Islam can never contradict." In other words, nothing in revelation (i.e., the Quran and the teachings of...

The Self-Defeating Nature of Atheism

Do we have a good reason to think that supernatural entities exist? Here is a reason. The vast majority of human beings throughout time have...

Knowledge is More than What Words Can Describe

“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.” This is one of my favorite quotes from my favorite modern philosopher. And it has...

Islam and Science in Conflict: Describing Reality

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

The Matrix

How much of what you know about the world is decided by Google? Or network TV? Facebook? Twitter?   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1598992503652799

Credulity is an Asset

In the age of misinformation, credulity is a valuable resource. Don't give it up for a cheap price.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1639316102953772

Viral Knowledge

Has a 30 page research article ever gone viral? What does that say about the state of our public discourse?   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1873552722863441

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