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...

Quiet Reflection Spurs Creativity

Dedicate time everyday to thinking, pondering, and reflecting. Just 15 or 20 minutes. Maybe take a walk in the neighborhood, or lie in bed...

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...

Silly Atheistic Arguments

Some atheistic arguments against religion are exceedingly simple to dismiss. For example, consider this common argument: 1. It is only rational to believe in something...

Consuming Content and Its Effect on the Heart

Most media content is determined on the basis of what will have the highest consumption. Content producers determine what people are most likely to...

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....

Atheism Has No Morality

Follow @TenBillionIQ for more posts and original content. The overwhelming majority of atheist "criticism" against Islam and religion in general are moral claims. Yet to...

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...

Why Worship God?

When I am asked the semi-philosophical, semi-practical question, why ought we worship God, I refer to this hadith: "Allah will hold the whole earth,...

Should Muslims Study Philosophy?  

I studied philosophy for 7 years at the undergraduate and graduate levels. But I had a specific intention in mind. The vast majority of philosophy...