The most important thing for a person who seeks truth is to remain objective and be skeptical of so-called ‘given truths’ – especially ideas that are in fashion in his/her day and age. In every age and time, there were… Read More ›
I have been invited by a student society of the University of California, USA (Davis Campus) to present a lecture on ‘Islam and Democracy: In Antagonism?’. The lecture will discuss democracy from a historical, philosophical and practical perspective. I will… Read More ›
Reject Democracy & ‘Freedom of Speech’ and predict the collapse of Western civilisation? You’re an extremist…unless you’re Chinese!
Reject Democracy, ‘Freedom of Speech’ and predict the collapse of Western civilisation?..you’re called an extremist….unless you’re Chinese! Enter Eric X. Li, a successful Chinese Entrepreneur in Shanghai, and political scientist, whose educational history includes both universities in China, and Berkeley… Read More ›
An Online Discussion with Modernist ‘Muslims’ and Progressive Liberals on Toleration & Ambiguous Hadith Texts
On the 30th May 2013, I posted onto the Facebook group ‘ Muslims for Progressive Values’, a link to my article discussing the intolerant views of famous Liberal Philosopher, John Locke, against religious adherents whose faiths contain political aspects. I… Read More ›