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!
In the video below, I explain the far left’s relationship with intersectionality theory, identity politics, and an exaggerated emphasis on victimhood and how that leads to liberals being protective of not just Muslims but Islam as well.
A few years ago, my political views aligned very closely with the far left movements of today such as Black Lives Matter, and campus based socialist/marxist movements. I learned a great deal about intersectionality, post-structuralism, and how to critique the existing establishment.
For a few years, I perceived capitalism as an inherently corrupt economic system that was meant for the wealthy elite. This favoritism of wealthy elitism combined with a white male hetero privileged culture that stems from European colonialism was the root of all social issues. That was my point of view for the longest period of time. Click to keep on reading!
There are countless Hadiths that say that if a man calls upon his wife for a sexual encounter, she is discouraged from refusing.
Disclaimer: This is in no way, an attempt to police language in the name of political correctness. Consider this a way to reach out to the largest defendants against critics of Islam: radical left wing activists through their own rhetoric. Enjoy.
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Traditionally, the terms light and white have been meant to signify pure, savior, clean, etc. The terms black and darkness have been attributed to evil and had grim connotations. In contemporary times, there have been many activists and writers that spoke about this. Try these articles for example: Click to keep on reading!
Moses Rifkin, a high school physics teacher in Seattle, uses his physics classes to teach his students social justice, liberal values, and identity politics. I don’t remember physics and all the scientific laws that come with it ever being able to answer questions of social constructs. Click to keep on reading!
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So I’m reading Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here By Karima Bennoune. She interviews Muslims who are challenging Islamic Extremism’s influence through maintaining their individuality and fighting for justice. I found one interesting incident, about a former radio talk show host in Algeria who directly defied Islamists. Look below: Click to keep on reading!