Month: December 2018

  • From Big Bang to Big Crunch

    From Big Bang to Big Crunch

    By Mehran Banaei and Nadeem Haque   From the emerging dawn of human civilization, Man has always reflected on the origin of the universe. He has marveled at the beauty and the order manifested in it. Like an earnest child asking inquisitively why the canopy of the sky has the hue of blue, mankind, in general, […]

  • Chance or Intelligence?

    Chance or Intelligence?

    By Nadeem Haque   This Universe, indeed, displays a remarkable vista of order and consistency. We can observe, for example, the great regularity with which the celestial bodies follow precise orbits, and marvel at the way in which water from the seas is brought to the land by wind-driven clouds, which are in turn formed […]

  • Islam & Robots: Will The Islamic Political Structure Stop Automation?

    Islam & Robots: Will The Islamic Political Structure Stop Automation?

    Malik Datardina Question: “The question remains.. will the Islamic political structure stop automation or robotics from happening? Is it not allowed for me to have a fully automated restaurant. If it is not allowed then it means Islam hinders progress. And if it is allowed.. the it means.. we will have the job crises again.“ […]

  • Significant Lives Lived

    Significant Lives Lived

    Remembering David 1956-2018 By: Joel Winter It was with great sorrow that we saw the recent passing of our friend and brother, David (Darko) Grgicek. From Allah we come and to Allah we return. We all have our own remembrances of David. It was only during the last couple of years of his life that […]

  • Traitors in Our Midst: The Scholars of Colonization

    Traitors in Our Midst: The Scholars of Colonization

    Daniel Haqiqatjou   What’s wrong with scholars like Hamza Yusuf, Abdallah bin Bayyah, Habib Ali Jifri, et al., supporting Arab dictators and legitimating their regimes? There has been lots of analysis on the 2018 UAE forum for “promoting peace,” but some of this analysis misses the mark. For example, what I keep reading over and […]