morality

Taqiyya: The Peculiar Institution of Bald-faced Lying by Bearded Islamicists

UST AS EGYPTIAN secularists have long argued, taquiyya-possessed Islamists like the Salafis and the Muslim Brotherhood hide behind a mantle of piety and morality—yet, when it comes to it, such piety and morality is apparently not something they strive to live by, but rather a weapon to use against non-Islamists, who are always portrayed as immoral and corrupt. Quick to grow beards and have a zibiba—the callous forehead mark produced by head-banging on the floor during Muslim prayers—Islamists like Sheikh Ali Wanis, an Egyptian parliament member and prominent figure in the Nour Party are more concerned with outer signs of...

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One Cosmos, One Truth

And we don't mean Kosmo Kramer! By way of introduction, here is an excerpt from the blogger whose work—One Cosmos—is a hilarious look at the world as we have come to know it, a world turned upside down. Be sure to check it out here. ack to the question before the Cosmos: why is the moral compass of the Left so broken? Why can they not see the obvious? I’ve written on this in the past, and to my mind, the philosopher Michael Polanyi has provided the most satisfactory answer. I remember the first time I read it, perspiring, trembling,...