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...

“Enlightened” Academic Discourse

It's kinda sad when the people who say they stand for an open discourse, free speech, academic inquiry, rational debate, etc., are the first...

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...

Should Muslims Study Philosophy?  

I studied philosophy for 7 years at the undergraduate and graduate levels. But I had a specific intention in mind. The vast majority of philosophy...

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