The Connection Between “Rape Culture” and Hook Up Culture

Some Muslims have been slammed for retweeting/reposting this tweet. Why? No one is disputing the evil of violence against women (and men). Yet, a crucial,...

Iran, Saudi, and the Taliban are Secular!

We affirm that anyone who considers himself secular is secular. We reject the right of others to decide who is secular and who is...

How to Fight “Muslim Bans” Without Liberalism

We need to have a deeper conversation about how we as Muslims understand modern concepts, structures, and institutions in light of our religious principles....

The Evil Spawn of Liberalism: Identity Politics

Oh, what a disingenuous article this is. Is the author really suggesting rolling back identity politics? If so, the first things to go would be...

How NOT to Argue Against the Burkini Ban

When Muslims argue against the "burkini ban" on grounds of "freedom of choice," they are being inconsistent. All societies regulate dress and impose standards of...

Americanism: The State Religion

David Brooks with another one of his trademark steaming piles. This time the senile old coot bloviates about standing for the pledge of allegiance and...

Religious Freedom and the Convenience of Contradiction

Thanks to Peter Beinart for this thought provoking piece, which includes a couple of statements that I made to him as well as a...

Muslims Can’t Consistently Support the First Amendment

If you oppose the secularization of the Muslim world, do you also oppose lawsuits like this from the ACLU? ACLU suing Indiana town over cross...

Liberal Takfir of Reza Aslan

Looks like liberals are doing their own version of takfir on Reza Aslan... When I first wrote the above sentence, I wrote it kind of...

Prostitution: The Sex Act Liberals and SJWs Can’t Understand

Periodically, there are articles in different outlets on the distinction between "prostitution" and "sex work." Here is an old one from 2006. 10 years...

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Freedom of thought is something all people assume they have by default. No one thinks his thoughts are not his own. In reality, the...

Monday Memes| Take 28

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The Outlandish Beliefs of Atheists and Naturalists

Anything except God. Naturalists and atheists will propose any theory no matter how outlandish to avoid having to admit the existence of God. Is the universe...

How al-Dajjal (The Antichrist) Deceives People

Amazing hadith for us: The Prophet ﷺ said: "Let him who hears of the Dajjal (Antichrist) go far from him for I swear by Allah...

Monday Memes | Take 27

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Is Islamic Gender Separation a Sign of Backwardness?

It's called common sense. And it's disappearing fast. The Islamic guidelines on appropriate gender interaction are based on universal wisdom and a profound understanding of human...

The “Open Minded” Fallacy and How It’s Used to Attack Islam

Having an "open mind" is not a virtue in and of itself. An open mind is only valuable in the situation where one does...