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Why Muslims shouldn’t be angry about cartoons (and why they should)

the issue at hand is not so much the depiction of Muhammad itself that is particularly worrisome (faithful and intelligent Muslims would likely say that the individual displayed is not Muhammad by any stretch of the imagination), but rather the inflammatory nature of the cartoons depicting him and the lack of respectful dialogue that precludes…

Elections & Reconciliation

‘So, while some might find it tempting to celebrate the results of the recent election as a victory, it seems to me that there is a glaring issue being ignored. History suggests that US electoral politics behave like a pendulum. Partisan electoral victories lead to political resentment on the losing side, culminating in retributive rallies…

Muslims Discussing Differences – Letter to an Aunty

Raahim Zafar reflects on the importance of discussing differences and his experience as a Shi’a Muslim MSA president at university. “It was a light-hearted conversation and an exchange made in jest but it does points to the deeper issue I mentioned before: a reluctance to engage.”


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