Responding to Atheistic Arguments by Analogy

"Some philosophers think maths exists in a mysterious other realm. They’re wrong. Look around: you can see it." Hmm... Western philosophers have been debating for thousands...

The End of Free Speech

The best analysis of the concept of free speech -- one that gets past all the superficialities people keep spouting ad nauseum in their...

Materialism Is Not the Default

Materialists insist that the mysteriousness of the mind, consciousness, and human experience will eventually be explained by neuroscience and put into purely material terms....

The Value of Destruction to Modern Islamic Scholarship

My dad has always been a very handy person and loves to take on home projects mashaAllah. When I was young, he would try...

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...

Solving the “Problem of Evil”

The "Problem of Evil" is a problem for atheists, not believers. Atheists have to explain how murderers and tyrants can get away with all their...

Unintended Implications of Atheism

Materialists, naturalists, and atheists have a long history of denying the existence of things that don't fit into their very narrow, limited conception of...

Overgeneralization and Its Dangers in Understanding Islam

In Western philosophy early to mid 20th century, a group of philosophers argued that the discipline of philosophy is prone to overgeneralize, i.e., to...

How to Be a Stronger Thinker

One of the things they teach you in academic philosophy is to anticipate the strongest argument of the other side. If you are able...

Knowledge of Annihilation Increases Iman

The atheist points to the existence of pain, suffering, and destruction and argues that there is no God. But this emotional tactic does not faze...

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