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Altruism: The Fuel of Jihad

June 24, 2014

In “Terrorism, Altruism, and Moral Certainty,” the Afterward to my book Loving Life, I explain that “Islamic terrorists are religious altruists: They selflessly commit human sacrifices for the sake of a supernatural ‘other’—an alleged God.” A Muslim professor at the Islamic University in Gaza recently acknowledged this too.




On the Anniversary of 9/11, Relativism and Religion Still Paralyze American Self-Defense

September 11, 2013

[Published on September 11, 2013; unfortunately still relevant.] Twelve years have passed since September 11, 2001, when Islamic terrorists attacked the United States, murdered nearly three thousand Americans, and tore apart the lives of countless more. During these years, Islamic terrorists have continued plotting, attacking, and killing Americans, not only. . . Continue »