The Dark Side of Our Attention Whore in Chief

I can't smile and feel all warm and fuzzy when I see President Obama in one of his photo ops, playing with little children,...

Only the Feelings of Liberals, Feminists, and SJWs Matter

Sometimes I get feedback that I am too blunt in my critiques of modernity, feminism, liberalism, etc. I get asked to be more sensitive...

Attention Whore in Chief

George W. Bush was (rightly) criticized relentlessly for the amount of vacation time he took as president. I wonder how much time Obama has...

The Kind of Muslims You’ll See Featured on the News

American mainstream media will feature the Ayan Hirsi Ali's, the Zuhdi Jasser's, the Asra Nomani's, and the Irshad Manji's. And to balance them out,...

The One-Sided “Honor Killing” Narrative

These horrific cases of domestic violence don't get amplified in media because they don't fit the established frame of "helpless wife gets brutalized by...

“Child Marriage” in Bangladesh

Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/28/the-saddest-bride-i-have-ever-seen-child-marrige-is-as-popular-as-ever-in-bangladesh/ Spare me the sad bride pictures, Washington Post Comparing "child marriage" in countries like Bangladesh to marriage in the US or Western Europe -- where...

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...

Oregon Militiamen if They Were Muslim

People saying if the Oregon militiamen were Muslim, they would have been killed by now. Sure, that would be Day 1. On Day 2, "terrorism...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

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I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

Pervez Hoodbhoy, the Pakistani secular modernist, has taken this opportunity of "covid crisis" to praise Darwin, Modi, Mohammad bin Salman, and, of course, the...