The Face of Riba — How to Lose God

"During an interview at a bar a few months earlier, I’d asked Zeines about his conscience. He said he didn’t see a problem with...

The Logical End of Democracy

Democracy in action. They should just continue to put the same referendum on whether the UK should stay in the EU up for a...

Is Socialist Redistribution of Wealth Legit?

Miseducation is a Powerful Thing The term "redistribution of wealth" is a deliberately misleading term because it makes people think that government authority is going...

The Sadism of the US and Israeli Military

Imagine if they invented a long distance military weapon that could kill the intended target and not do any "collateral damage" by killing civilians...

The Moral Question on Homosexuality

In response to my essay on homosexuality, a lot of people have asked me why I didn't address the political side of the issue...

The Bias of Progressivism

What is not understood is how shallow and provincial so many of the most cherished beliefs of the current times really are. If you...

Clinton or Trump or…

Lesser of Two Evils? When you study ethics or moral philosophy in the typical US or UK philosophy department, one of the first things you...

Sometimes, the Right Explanation is Key to Obedience

Does Islam Need Explanation? A young man came to the Prophet ﷺ and said: “O Messenger of Allah, give me permission to commit zina (fornication).” The...

The Irrelevance of Apostasy

"When a Muslim leaves Islam, we should congratulate him. Because we should celebrate people's choices. The last thing we should do is tell him...

Shouldn’t We All Support Freedom of Choice?

Question from a recent commenter: "Isn't the main concept of liberal thought: Allow for individual choice and rights (you can apply this to problems...