[Adapted from a lecture presented at the University of British Columbia, Canada, 22nd January 2012] I’d like to ask a question. If suddenly your vision went dark, and you woke up on a desert island along with other people, what… Read More ›
The Problem with Muslims and Da’ees (callers to Islam) under the Western Concept of “Representation”
One of the problems Muslim Da’ees have encountered in recent years, is the attempt of post-modernism to not only undermine the bases of Islam as truth, but also the problem of “representation” that is often flung against Muslim Da’ees to… Read More ›
Subscribers to the work of MDI have kindly made a Malaysian subtitled version of the TV programme that interviewed me for my conversion to Islam story. The story of my conversion illustrates the thinking processes that I went through as… Read More ›
Dr Jordan Peterson’s interview with Cathy Newman, & one parallel with my interview with her on Charlie Hebdo
On the 16th January 2018, the well known and controversial Canadian clinical psychologist and professor, Jordan Peterson, appeared on an infamous interview with Cathy Newman on the UK’s Channel 4. Jordan Peterson rose to fame with his refusal to be… Read More ›
My BBC debate with Nicky Campbell, Workplace Flirting & #MeToo, the Pakistan ‘Blasphemy law’ and is ‘Radical’ Islam the biggest cause of persecution against Christians?
REVIEW of the debate, plus: In-depth analysis of the context and reality behind the debate topics, and comments from the show’s audience members and non-Muslim on Nicky Campbell’s performance as host Recently, I was invited again onto the BBC 1… Read More ›
Alhamdulillah! Debate victory against Secularism at World’s Top Think Tank (outside U.S.) – Chatham House (UK)
I was invited by the globally prestigious think tank , ‘Chatham House’ [The Royal Institute of International Affairs] , to a debate on Thursday 7th December 2017, the title ‘Should Religion be Separate from State?’ . The debate was decided… Read More ›
Originally posted on The Muslim Debate Initiative:
Another Muslim Debate Initiative video has gone viral in Malaysia, attracting almost 2 million views in just four days! On Thursday 4th November 2010, the prestigious Cambridge University’s Cambridge Union Society (the oldest…
Western political philosopher & analyst uses same wording & definition as me for Fascism and origins in Secular Liberalism
In October 2013, I wrote : ‘Liberalism and fascism are not actually two different ideologies – fascism is more the next logical step for liberalism, rather than an aberration’ In May 2015 I wrote  the following: ‘Fascism may be… Read More ›
Q/A: Is it Ethically Consistent for Muslims to Focus on Raising Awareness Only of the Sexual Harassment of Women?
[Facebook Query on post 26th October 2017] Context: In context of the MeToo campaign (where initially, women who’ve faced Sexual Harassment were encouraged to voice their experience), there was some debate in the Muslim community about whether men who also… Read More ›