End Blasphemy Laws Today

On 30 September, International Blasphemy Day, #EndBlasphemyLaws #BlasphemyNotACrime #BlasphemyDay A quarter of the world’s countries and territories (26%) have anti-blasphemy laws or policies, and more than one-in-ten (13%) countries have laws or policies penalizing apostasy. According to Pew research, laws restricting apostasy and blasphemy are most common in the Middle East and North Africa, whereContinue reading “End Blasphemy Laws Today”

The Freedom of Quran Discussion by Ibrahim Abdallah

Large social reform in the Middle East is not possible unless discussion about the heavenly origins of the Quran happens freely––which is not possible because of the laws prohibiting such discussion, and punishing those who leave Islam by execution. In the United States of America, we have the freedom to have this discussion, and weContinue reading “The Freedom of Quran Discussion by Ibrahim Abdallah”

Ali Rizvi: Science & Religion May Coexist, but Are Not Compatible #MuslimishDetroit2019

Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Bio: Ali A. Rizvi is a writer, physician, and scientist. He is the author of “The Atheist Muslim: A Journey for Religion and Reason,” and co-host of the popular podcast, “Secular Jihadists for a Muslim Enlightenment.” He grew up in Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Libya, and nowContinue reading “Ali Rizvi: Science & Religion May Coexist, but Are Not Compatible #MuslimishDetroit2019”

Prof. Ronald Stockton: Religion and Science: Some American Lessons #MuslimishDetroit2019

Prof. Ronald Stockton: Religion and Science: Some American Lessons #MuslimishDetroit2019 Bio: Ron Stockton is a professor of political science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Abstract: The talk will focus upon the famous Scopes Trial on teaching Evolution and will introduce contemporary public opinion data.

Dr. Majed Hamadeh: What If Everything You’ve Ever Known is a Lie? #MuslimishDetroit2019

Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Bio: Dr. Majed Hamadeh is a human being. Though he has the thousands of hours of formal education, reading, researching, thinking, and accomplishments needed for credentialing a bio; he feels it’s is irrelevant and just made up social constructs. Abstract: What if everything you’ve ever known is a lie?Continue reading “Dr. Majed Hamadeh: What If Everything You’ve Ever Known is a Lie? #MuslimishDetroit2019”

Dr. Gonzalo Munevar: Implications of Biological Evolution #MuslimishDetroit2019

Bio: Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1975. M.A., Philosophy, California State University at Northridge, 1971. B.A., Philosophy, California State University at Northridge, 1970. Specialized in Philosophy of Science, Neuroscience. His main research interest is in Experimental Neuroscience, Evolutionary Biology, Space Exploration, Philosophy of Science. Dr. Munevar taught Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Sensation and Perception, AbnormalContinue reading “Dr. Gonzalo Munevar: Implications of Biological Evolution #MuslimishDetroit2019”

Sohan Dsouza: Islam in the Scientific Apologetics Ecosystem #MuslimishDetroit2019

Part 1: Part 2: Bio: Sohan Dsouza is a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, doing research in computational social science and the ethics of artificial intelligence. He has long led the Secular Society of MIT, and has been active in Boston-area secular activism, atheist organization, and counterapologetics. He experienced his childhood andContinue reading “Sohan Dsouza: Islam in the Scientific Apologetics Ecosystem #MuslimishDetroit2019”