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The Metaphysics of Vegetarianism

I have always found philosophical/religious vegetarianism and veganism very easy to dismiss. These are people who argue that eating meat is inherently immoral because...

The Anthropomorphism of Evolution

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Psychiatrists Recognize Demonic Possession

"Is it possible to be a sophisticated psychiatrist and believe that evil spirits are, however seldom, assailing humans? Most of my scientific colleagues and...

The Reality of Baraka

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Angels Are Not Mindless Robots

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Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

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OMG, It’s the New Year!

I was going to comment on 2016, but then I remembered that the Gregorian calendar is an arbitrary system of marking the passage of...

Asking for Evidence of God

Asking for irrefutable evidence that God exists is like asking for irrefutable evidence that existence exists. Allah is the One upon whom all in...

Muslims Denying Magic?

Magic (sihr) is a reality. The entirety of its reality is of the unseen, but the part of it that affects mankind is as...

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