This is an excellent debate between the most emphatic atheist of our time, Richard Dawkins, and political journalist Mehdi Hasan. Hasan is brilliantly prepared for the debate and treats Dawkins with utmost respect, but methodically defends belief and religion as a force for good.
There are some astonishing admissions made by Dawkins here that really undermine his more polemical assertions against religion. A great interview because Hasan does an absolutely superb job of rebutting and grounding Dawkins’ claims.
If I can find a transcript, I’ll include it, but this is a must-watch. Hasan is brilliant.
Shari'a tectonics; Eurabia is still a lie Of all the weird stuff I see on Facebook and Twitter, this pretty much beats all this week.
Brother looks like he's got some knee pain. And tiny t-rex arms. Anyway, I'm sure we can blame Obama for this somehow.
In all seriousness, this ...
Valentine's Day Mubarak! Happy VDay to all! Or, belated VDay depending on your madhab - according to Saudi moonsighting Valentine's was yesterday ;)
The Gujarati origins of what was then known as "Velan-time Day" are well-established in the historical record. Rather ...
Obama quoted my letter about my daughter This is a guest post by Ali Asghar Alibhai.
There is no question that the America my generation grew up in is much different than the America of now. I grew up in West Texas, a place that some might consider as among the most conservative in ...
City of Brass by Aziz Poonawalla approaches issues from the perspective of a Muslim of the West. Aziz, a member of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community, has been blogging since early 2003 and co-founded the Brass Crescent Awards for the muslim blogsphere.