It’s Stupid To Blame Refugees For Assaults In Cologne

On New Year’s Eve of 2015, outside the train station in Cologne, Germany, an unruly rabble numbering up to as many as 1000 men committed many acts of violence and sexual assault¬†on passers-by. This has since been the grist of many a political vendetta. ¬†The right-wing group Pegida, fronted by former English Defence League (EDL) Read More …

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 …

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 …