Why the word “problematic” is problematic

The word “problematic” seems to be a favorite among Regressive Leftists and Social Justice Warriors. One often hears that so-and-so, or that such-and-such, is problematic. But what, exactly, do they mean when they say this? I contend that stamping the label “problematic” on a person or group is a way to preemptively cast a dark … Continue reading Why the word “problematic” is problematic

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Islamophobia and the Regressive Left: a Discussion

I rarely get into discussions on social media about atheism or politics. I usually try to avoid them. However, every once in a while something will get posted by a friend or acquaintance that is so fractally wrong and dangerous that I simply cannot refrain from commenting. I have absolutely no tolerance for the attempt … Continue reading Islamophobia and the Regressive Left: a Discussion

Book Review: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Sam Harris is a highly polarizing figure that people usually associate with controversy. He isn’t afraid to voice his opinions on controversial subjects such as religion, terrorism, the ethics of torture, nuclear war, gun control, morality, and free will to name a few. Harris views these hot-button topics as some of the most important obstacles … Continue reading Book Review: Islam and the Future of Tolerance