For six years, not only was I an atheist, but I hated religion and God.
Consider the meaning of the word Islam; it simply means Submission to God. Imagine that, One Nation Under God. Sound Familiar?
This energetic discussion touched on many topics, including Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, Careerism and its pitfalls, UK Muslims vs. US Muslims, how young Muslim women leave mosques 2x more than young Muslim men, and more.
The atheism that permeates our culture is baseless & irrational. Isn't it funny that the people that claim that doesn't exist are the same people that claim they believe in logic & reason? They don't. They're just following the crowd and parroting
Reality was created in pairs and in the interplay of these pairs, the world before us unfolds. The fact that dualism pervades all of reality is an indicator that it is one of the foundational rules that govern reality.
Abstract ideas like the dollar losing its place as the world reserve currency are tricky to imagine. We're visual creatures; it's easier for us to understand things we can see. We sometimes don't understand how profound certain ideas are until we see them bought
The idea of skin in the game is one of those ideas I think animals even understand. There’s a reason we all know Hammurabi’s famous law, an eye for an eye. No matter how advanced society and its systems get, there’s no escaping skin in the game.