Note: I have also created a video version of this article. You can find the video here.
Within the past week alone there has been an atrocious wave of attacks from Islamic extremists. Every time an attack occurs from Islamic Extremists, pacifist “moderate” Muslims have predictable responses:
- This has nothing to do with Islam. They’re not real Muslims. They just claim to be.
- Islam is a religion of peace
- 1.7 Billion Muslims aren’t terrorists, don’t judge all of Muslim population with the actions of a few. (#notallMuslims)
- Well look at Christianity and the Crusades…
- Quran says if you kill one human being it is as if you’ve attacked all of humanity, how can extremists justify their actions from the Quran?
We’ll focus on the last one for now. People tend to use this verse dishonestly and don’t include the entire context. Ironic: apologists always say “look at context” but cherry pick the verses for their own pacifist sensibilities. Click for more!
In the video below I discuss my thoughts on the the Shooter in the Orlando shootings and the often overlooked issue of Muslim Homophobia. I share some of my nuanced experiences. Enjoy! Click for more!
During the month of Ramadan, a state owned fuel company in Jakarta, Indonesia is offering two liters of free petrol per chapter read to motorcyclists. There are prayer rooms set up in the gas stations to accommodate this endeavor. The program organizers say the goal is to promote Islam in society. Click for more!
This conversation was amazing. You should check it out! Click for more!
In the video below I have a productive conversation with Sophie Thomas about the Social Justice Warrior Trend and the recent disruption of Milo Yiannopolous in his event at Depaul University. Click for more!
FEMEN is a feminist activist group internationally known for organizing topless protests. Recently they have protested at an Islamic event in Denmark where Tariq Ramadan, a renowned Islamic scholar was speaking on stage.
Picture this: Tariq Ramadan is on stage speaking with conservative Muslims about Islam and women in niqab jump on stage and strip.
Here’s the video: 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!