Moustafa Bayoumi’s Suspicious Phrasings

Cory Robin, author of the fascinating book The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin, has an interview at Salon with Moustafa Bayoumi, Professor of English at Brooklyn College Professor and a practicing Muslim. Here I’ve jotted down few thoughts I had to in reaction to some of Bayoumi’s statements. There is much more […]

Improving Sam Harris – Why “religion” is NOT a Word Like “sport”.

Over the past few years, we have often heard Sam Harris, when discussing on the problem that Islam poses for us today, deliver the following point, which he uses tune his audience in to the comparative dangers of different religious worldviews : We have this one word “religion” which names this truly diverse spectrum of fascinations and ideological commitments. […]