Islam and Rationalism

Muslims (and people in general) nowadays don't have a clue on how to understand, evaluate, and respond to an argument. That's why the level...

PSA: “It Begs the Question…”

PSA: Please stop misusing "it begs the question." I see this mistake all the time from otherwise educated people, writing big articles for the...

The Logical Direction of Morality

We often hear that Islamic law needs to get with the times. We often hear the argument that clearly our world differs from the...

The Best Way to Win an Academic Argument

Discovering that an argument begs the question is like winning the jackpot.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1638415219710527

Important Debate Tip

Don't make a theoretical point in order to object to a practical argument. And don't make a practical point in order to object to...

Israeli Logic

"If Europeans put down their weapons, there would be no more war. If the Third Reich put down her weapons, there would be no...

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...

Is Wanting a Return of the Caliphate Misplaced Idealism?

You can acknowledge the practicalities of the real world and still aspire to an ideal. What I will never understand are those who focus...

Feminism Harms Women

Among the incoherences of feminism is that it argues for equality even in situations that disfavor women and work against the interests of women. For...

6 Key Islamic Tips for Effective Argumentation

Sometimes when you go out of your way to criticize and undermine someone, you end up undermining yourself and looking bad. In order to...