Rationality is Not the Whole Truth

The "finely-tuned" universe all around us with all its intricate beauty and dazzling structure is not the only source of wonder and amazement from...

Liberalism and the American Muslim Medicament

It is not enough to say that Islam and liberalism occupy two separate worldviews. Yes, making such distinctions and being critical of Muslims' unprincipled...

Diseases of the Heart and the Intellect

Just as one can suffer from diseases of the heart, so too can one suffer from diseases of the intellect. But in Islamic thought...

Morons Preaching “Rational Islam”

Sometimes you read a published academic paper in Islamic studies, and it will have a ton of mistakes in its treatment of the source...

Islamic “Imperialism”?

Do we as Muslims have a problem with colonization and imperialism? Maybe. A lot of historical imperialism involved wanton murder and pillaging, i.e., things that...

Liberalism Is Not Merely Irrational. It Is Sheer Madness

A Dubious Thesis: Early liberal capitalist thinkers maintained the belief that acting in a self-interested fashion is to act rationally, and if everyone were to...

The Lost Art of Argument

A rational argument is not a stream of assertion after assertion. To prove your case, you need to give reasons. Reasons are, by their...

Don’t Block Those You Disagree With

Whenever I come across views that I disagree with or even find repulsive on social media, the last thing I want to do is...

Salvation Through Listening and Reasoning

We can save ourselves from the fire by listening or reasoning. Two paths that lead to submission and submission leads to salvation. Surat al-Mulk: It almost...

Futile Argumentation

Imam Shafii was right. You cannot win an argument with someone who doesn't know what an argument is. NB: An argument is not stating disagreement.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1635407043344678

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