Banning Halal Meat: The Secular Religion

A great example of how secularism is just as imposing as theocracy in enforcing its moral prescriptions on the public based on metaphysical beliefs. The...

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

"DNA stores information at a density per unit volume exceeding any other known medium, from hard disks to quantum holography. ItÂ’s so dense that...

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

Baraka is a reality. Don't let the materialistic assumptions of the modern world infect your thinking and how you live your day to day life....

Angels Are Not Mindless Robots

Do angels have free will? This is a good example of modern philosophical notions clouding theology. Allah mentions in the Quran that the angels do...

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Do Muslims and Christians worship the same god? Or, how identity politics obscures theology and aqida. While I don't believe a professor should be fired...

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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How Western NGOs Use Aid to Attack Islam and Re-Engineer Muslim Society

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