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Apr 22, 2018

What passes off as "rational" today is nothing more than a cognitive exercise in the pursuit of rationalizing the fulfillment of whims and desires. Given the dominance of various -isms present in a variety of social movements, it is important to question their merit and to what degree can we be justified in participating in them.

The article mentioned in this episode:

Blind Faith in Intellectual Circles 

https://almadinainstitute.org/blog/blind-faith-in-intellectual-circles/

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Apr 15, 2018

The recent controversy surrounding Imam Zaid Shakir's khutba on feminism speaks to the rise of an increasingly aggressive feminist movement in the Muslim community. In this informal episode, I offer some thoughts on this matter and address my recent change in social media engagement.

Articles mentioned in this episode:

Feminism and Use of the Secular to Save Tradition http://andalusonline.org/2018/03/30/feminism-and-use-of-the-secular-to-save-tradition/

Masculine, Feminine, and a Cycle of Oppression http://almadinainstitute.org/blog/masculine-feminine-and-a-cycle-of-oppression/

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