A Legacy of Liberalism in the Middle East – Between the Orient and the Occident

Islamic liberalism is not a myth, but to assume that it seeks to mimic the West, ignores that the West itself has shortcomings in the realm of authentic liberalism. It becomes difficult to gauge really what is the so-called problem ailing the Middle East, when one does so from a perspective shaped by Occidentalism –Continue reading “A Legacy of Liberalism in the Middle East – Between the Orient and the Occident”

Repost: Daily Chiefers – KRIKOS – The New Left ft. NIKO IS (prod. KRIKOS)

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HASA!

I’ll never forget the day this album dropped. I was in another dimension. I was inspired. This album performed well. Its critics are caught in a web of infinite skepticism. I bought this album and Yeezus on the same day. I believe these are probably the two greatest artists of our time. If you payContinue reading “HASA!”

Clarifying the Qur’an

ADL

I think liberalism is often understood as a progressive ideology, but the roots of this word are rooted in classical liberalism and the philosophical pessimism of Thomas Hobbes as much as it is in the idealism of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. While I do believe that progressivism and liberalism have some objectives in common, I do believeContinue reading “ADL”

DAWUD

Had an interesting conversation with a dear friend of mine on the issue of the debate between religion and science, atheism and theism.Β  While I sought to avoid all the useless rhetoric which leads to no answers – I sought to reconcile what I believe to be two perceptions that are not all quite thatContinue reading “DAWUD”

AMERICA TODAY

The supreme court decision has the media in a frenzy echoing that the democratic system is less of a democracy due to campaign finance-budget leeway.Β (more further down) In other news…it turns out Glenn Beck has had enough. Wait what? Apparently, President Obama is no longer tolerable; he must be impeached. I thought Glenn Beck alwaysContinue reading “AMERICA TODAY”

Why go back and forth in our heads? If we know what is right, why go back on it? There is no need. There is one God. There is no religion for He has no religion. We are all free. Do as you wish and be free. Those who enslave you and cause you miseryContinue reading

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