The Progressive Case Against Sam Harris, Part III

When I first began writing this series, it was my intention that I write a clear and concise summary of the progressive ways of viewing issues such as radical Islam, the war on terror, the political dialogue, and progressive policy prescriptions, in order to definitively show the superiority of these ideas to the imperialism-enabling, intolerant Read More …

The Progressive Case Against Sam Harris, Part II

Following the completion of the¬†first entry in this series, I had many plans about how it would progress. ¬†I would cover many topics to do with “new atheism” and that so-called movement’s thinkers, which would make clearer the inferiority of their ideas in relation to radical Islamic terrorism, and the world as it exists today. Read More …

Islam And The Future Of Tolerance: A Dialogue – A Review

Maajid Nawaz (twitter: @MaajidNawaz) is a man with an extremely fascinating life story, full of drama and fluctuations.¬† As detailed in this book, Islam And The Future Of Tolerance: A Dialogue, a collaboration with famed neuro-scientist and atheist Sam Harris (twitter: @SamHarrisOrg), Maajid went from being a young radical recruiter in the Islamic group¬†Hizb ut-Tahrir, Read More …

The New Atheist Threat, The Dangerous Rise Of Secular Extremists – A Review

Years ago, I was bored.¬† Noticing the large bookcase in the hallway of my flat, I browsed lazily through my flatmates’ book collection. Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, no.¬† Dan Brown’s The DaVinci Code.¬† Jesus no.¬† Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With The Wind.¬† Oh holy lord Jesus above NO! Just the same old shit. With depression Read More …

The Progressive Case Against Sam Harris, Part I

I’m a liberal. ¬†I’m a bleeding heart, lily-livered pacifistic, white-privileged keyboard warrior, social justice lip-service giving, feminist, trans liberation supporting pro-gay gun grabbing tax raising agnostic hippy admiring anti-war¬†pseudo-intellectual (and yet hipster hating) male that feels guilty for not being a vegetarian. I call myself, a ‘progressive’. For all intents and purposes, this is my Read More …