In the video below I go over a young woman’s forced marriage case and how Muslims in the West tend to respond to stories like those. Enjoy! Continue reading
The following is a guest contribution by “Anna Kafra.”
(a story of mental gymnastics)
I never chose to be Muslim. Most of us don’t even if we do defend it any chance we get. I was a big defender.
We’re taught at an early age that there is no god but Allah. Mohammad is the messenger of Allah.
We’re taught that Allah is the greatest, creator of everything, and that it’s haram to ask why or how, or to deny this.
We’re taught that it’s better not to know some things, because knowledge can be bad. Click to keep reading!
In the video below I discuss the Muslim intelligentsia and question their reconciliation of intellectual reflections with their faith. Click for more!
Very recently there was a family therapist out of Saudi Arabia that gave marital advice on how to properly beat your wife. Let’s discuss the videos and its standing in Islamic scriptures. Click for to keep reading!
In the video below I discuss all the negative baggage of Islam the American Muslim attempts to accept and justify. Enjoy! Click for more!
In the video below I have a conversation with Sara who used to be in the social justice circles. Sara discusses her shifting world view and how it affected her emotional and social health. She definitely provides a lot of nuances from the Far-left worldview! Enjoy! Click for more!
A few of my peers and I were discussing distinguishing Islam and Muslims when providing social critique. One man said: Click for more!
Below is video of my conversation with a friend of mine named “Reema” who is also an ex-Muslim. She is a native Arab speaker and devoted to learning. She discusses her journey of ascending from her faith using the Islamic scriptures. This was a great conversation! I learned a lot. Enjoy!
Coming from a Sunni-Sufi background, there was a great emphasis on dreams and visions in my religious upbringing. People would have conscious “visions” and dreams of Prophets, angels and jinns coming before them and sending them a message about the truth, dreams etc. This would have potentially dangerous effects because if a religious authority had a dream that someone he knew was fornicating, that person would get into unwarranted trouble. Even though it could easily have been just a dream.
We called these visions “Kashf” and they were believed to be messages from Allah and the Prophet.