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...

Sweetness of Iman

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None will taste the sweetness of iman until he loves a...

Are We Angry for the Right Reasons?

A man slapped a mob boss's wife. The mob boss had the man killed, not because he loves his wife but because how dare...

Trump Won. Now What?

A few thoughts in light of the election results: - Allah is in charge. - I'm not going to trust anyone's opinions on what a Trump...

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...

How Capitalism Destroys Contentment

Contentment (qana'a) is a lost virtue in our times. Why? We are constantly being conditioned by the modern capitalistic world to see ourselves as masters...

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...

Check Yourself

Every now and then, the fog clears from the mirror and what's staring back at you is horrifying.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1622266837992032

Illegitimate Ways to Escape the Dunya

If you talk to a drug addict, you might be surprised to hear about their desire to leave this world, to leave their bodies,...

Never Give Up

If a tombstone reads, "A man bested by his desires," let it also read, "He fought them till the bitter end."   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1695844673967581

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

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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

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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...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

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