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Following Nietzsche, the Western intelligentsia of the twentieth century presumed God to be dead. By the end of that century and into next, God...

Religion Invented the Afterlife

Is the afterlife a myth religion invented to comfort people from the thought of death? Many skeptics past and present have claimed that religion invented...

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...

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,...

Those Who Traded Truth for a Paltry Return: Secularization

My parents are from Iran. Their generation faced massive secularization that was somewhat imposed from the top down in terms of government institutions (in...

Fasting and the Modern World

In a world of hedonism, where fulfilling desires and satiating one's appetites are considered the raisons d'etre of human existence and, for many, constitute...

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