Human Origins Part 3: The Fossil Record, and Other Lines of Evidence

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، وصلوات الله وسلامه على أشرف المرسلين In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Check out part 1 here if you haven’t already, which was an intro to this series of posts, and part 2 which is about human-chimp similarities. In this post, I’ll discuss the fossil record, population genetics, evolutionary psychology, […]

Human Origins Part 1: Introduction

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، وصلوات الله وسلامه على أشرف المرسلين In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. A subject that has received significant attention and discussion is that of human evolution, and the consequences it has for our religious, philosophical, or metaphysical beliefs. I want to address this topic from a Muslim point […]

Is Darwinian Evolution True?

Recognizing the problems with Darwinian Evolution doesn’t require one to drop methodological naturalism or even metaphysical naturalism. But it requires intellectual honesty, which many people today lack, in our strange post-truth environment… these debates will continue to have a large impact on society. So it might just be worth being up-to-date with the latest trends and developments.

My Notes from Mind and Cosmos

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، وصلوات الله وسلامه على أشرف المرسلين In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. I read the book Mind and Cosmos by Thomas Nagel some time back, and I figured it’d be a good idea to share the notes I took while reading it. Nagel is an atheist philosopher, though he’s one […]

Islamic science vs. secular science

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، وصلوات الله وسلامه على أشرف المرسلين In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Nowadays, every opportunity is taken to denounce Allah’s deen (religion). One recent allegation is that Islam/Muslims are backwards or primitive, since they have lagged extremely far behind in the world’s scientific development for the past 300 years. Just visit […]