Milo’s Hypocrisy on Free Speech

Milo has been absolutely fantastic for destroying the widely held belief that free speech is a coherent idea that anyone should take seriously. The...

“Free Press” in the US? Not Really

Western regimes like to criticize other nations for obstructing a free press. But the US has always led the world in cracking down on...

No One Wants Bitter Medicine in the Muslim Community

If you're going to say "politically inconvenient" things and go against the "mainstream," prepare to get blasted, blackballed, denounced, dismissed, reprimanded, and more. Certain...

You Don’t Need a Voice

People are so concerned about "having a voice" that they haven't stopped to consider whether that voice is contributing something good and to the...

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...

The Right Kind of Free Speech in Islam

I have often critiqued the notion of free speech in my writing and defended the notion that some speech should be restricted and that,...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

The “Right” Way to Talk About Sexual Morality

If you were to ask me, as a Muslim, do you support gay marriage, the initial reaction you would get is not a long,...

Who Can Speak About Feminism?

"You can't speak about feminism unless you're a woman." "You can't write about transgenderism unless you're transgendered." "You can't opine on homosexuality unless you're...

Je Suis Hypocrite

This was my response to "je suis charlie" a year ago after the Charlie Hebdo shooting in France. I find these calls for "freedom of...

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Are Supporting and Siding with Tyrants Halal in Islam, Sh Hamza Yusuf?

I get it. I used to defend Sh Hamza Yusuf for certain things as well. You can search my Facebook posts. As late as...

Fighting for the Soul of “American Islam” — Activists vs. Imams vs. Academics

Over the past few days, we have seen one of those rare occasions when American Muslim figures and institutions publicly attack each other. Unfortunate...

Will Ilhan Impose Sanctions on Palestine for Being Anti-LGBT Rights?

When American Muslims, like Jonathan Brown, loudly encourage the Muslim community to support LGBT rights in the US context, the question arises: Should Muslims...

[VIDEO] Eddie of the Deen Show and Daniel Discuss Why Islam Is the Truth

https://youtu.be/W29cE6CUwn0 02.00 -- Why is Islam guidance and why did trying to seek truth in science and philosophy at Harvard lead to failure 09:40 -- Owen...

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...

Muslim Activists Push Toxic Feminism: The War Against Motherhood

Many Muslim young women living in the modern world are lost when it comes to the marriage versus career question. They wander along with...