I’ve seen nationalists of every stripe praise and glorify the past of ‘their’ nations – and make some claim that their ancient civilisation, empire, or an inventor from their ethnicity, had contributed something that partly shapes the world today, or… Read More ›
It was drawn to my attention that a critic has made some contentious remarks about a previous post of mine, where I copied out a large tract of text by the eminent Imam Ghazali from the section ‘On Showing that appointing… Read More ›
Imam Ghazali and why the Imamah/Caliphate is an Obligation upon all Muslims My last post  critiquing the arguments of those who express rancour against the Islamic concept of a Caliphate (Khilafah) has, predictably, faced some critique of its own…. Read More ›
Why Do Some People from Muslim Backgrounds Hate the Islamic Belief of the Necessity of a Caliphate (Khilafah)?
[a tale of mental Colonialism and being ashamed of Islam] Many people who convert/revert to Islam are awe struck and amazed with the profound idea at the core of Islam, that mankind’s place in the universe is part of… Read More ›
Justin Trottier, Canadian right-wing leaning Atheist and Secularist Campaigner breaks his word and withdraws from debate with Muslims at the last minute
On Saturday 4th February 2017, an active local Atheist and Secularist speaker, Justin Trottier was due to debate on the topic of ‘Which Is a Better Standard of Morality?’ at the Mississauga Valley Community centre (Canada). About two weeks ago,… Read More ›
Yesterday I attended a debate on the topic of Extremism and ISIS at Kingston University, London. Debating the topic alongside me were two Iraqi panellists. I anticipated that the discussion would follow the trite cliched old lines of ‘the cause… Read More ›