Do You Believe in God? Or Santa Claus?

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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The Agents Within

It is highly likely that protesters in the US are being infiltrated by undercover police or even intelligence operatives in order to discredit the...

Riots, Police Brutality, Psychological Subversion: A Satanic Agenda

Part of psychological subversion is the destruction of principle. When a person has principles, those principles serve as an anchor that stabilizes one's psyche....

The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...