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The problem of evil in Islam. Does it Exist?

Assalamu alaykum (Peace be upon you).

Today I’m posting an old article that I wrote and even forgot about, but I believe is still pertinent in dealing with the intellectual issues faced by muslims in their day to day discussions and even when giving da’wah. 1,253 more words


Fallacies lead to incorrect conclusions

When engaging in a debate, topical argument or even a friendly discussion, one side may often accuse the other of a lie, untruth or error of fact. 1,451 more words


Authoritarian “Thinking” 1

Robert Altemeyer’s The Authoritarians (abbreviated as “TA” hereafter – freely downloadable from the preceding link) is a truly important work not because of the originality of the work (the original work was all published in the peer-reviewed literature over the course of several decades), but because of the accessibility it brings to such an important constellation of ideas. 1,253 more words

Critical Thinking

Character, Action, Discretion

 Character is revealed by action.          ~~ Aristotle
 Action is discrete.                       ~~ Planck
 The better part of valour is discretion.  ~~ Shakespeare