Davi

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Name: Davi Barker
Date registered: December 14, 2012

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  1. Promote Digital Literacy in Afghanistan with Bitcoin — July 30, 2014
  2. Does Israel have the right to exist? — July 15, 2014
  3. My Complete Correspondence with Dave Gaubatz — December 7, 2013
  4. The Pledge of Allegiance and the Religion of the State — May 18, 2013
  5. Announcing the Publication of “Voluntary Islam” — April 19, 2013

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  1. My Complete Correspondence with Dave Gaubatz — 20 comments
  2. Does Israel have the right to exist? — 10 comments
  3. Is Libertarianism Compatible with Islam? — 4 comments
  4. Promote Digital Literacy in Afghanistan with Bitcoin — 3 comments
  5. The Greatest Jihad — 3 comments

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Mar 18 2012

The dust of riba: and the rush for gold

By Davi Barker, M4L September 3, 2009   Narrated by Ibn Isa, and recorded in Abu-Dawood Hadith #3325 “There will come a time when you will not be able to find a single person in the world who will not be consuming riba. And if anyone claims that he is not consuming riba then surely …

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Mar 18 2012

The Verse of the Sword: an unqualified tafsir

By Davi Barker, M4L April 11, 2010   Qur’an 9:5, “Fight and slay the pagans wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem (of war).” Sounds scary right? It’s known as “The Verse of the Sword”, and admittedly many Muslims have used this verse to …

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Mar 18 2012

Why “They” Hate “Us”

By Davi Barker, M4L September 22, 2010   After 9/11 many Americans were utterly baffled why America had been attacked. The average American had never considered how their government’s foreign policy affected the world around them. Hanging heavy in the minds of every American was the question, Why do they hate us? President Bush offered …

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Mar 18 2012

Compulsion in religion

By Davi Barker, M4L July 19, 2009   First a warning. Caveat Emptor. Buyer beware. Providing an exegesis of a Quranic verse is an ambitious task for a layman such as me, and I am unqualified. Everything right and true is from Allah, not from Al Azhar, not from Al Jazeera, not from Al Qaida, …

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Mar 18 2012

Anarchy And Islam

By Davi Barker, M4L January 11, 2012   I’ve met muslims of every school of anarchist thought from anarcho-socialists to national-anarchists. Prominent among them are Hakim Bay’s “ontological anarchism” and Yakoub Islam’s “post-colonial anarcho-pacifism” but this is my story. Since about 2008 I’ve used the username “TheMuslimAgorist” on various message boards and social networking sites. …

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Mar 18 2012

Review: Islam and the Discovery of Freedom

  Review: Islam and the Discovery of Freedom By Davi Barker, M4L June 8, 2011   I read the entirety of “Islam and the Discovery of Freedom” by Rose Wilder Lane on a direct flight from San Francisco to New York. I literally cried as she chronicled the great liberty of the past being eclipsed …

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Mar 18 2012

Is Libertarianism Compatible with Islam?

By Davi Barker, M4L May 17, 2011   I recently came across an article by Laurence M. Vance on Lew Rockwell.com titled “Is Libertarianism Compatible With Religion?” in which he reflected that he, a devout Christian, and Murray Rothbard, an agnostic Jew, would have gotten along because they shared a common enemy in the state. …

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Feb 18 2012

Review of “Zeitgeist the Movie Part III: Moving Forward”

By Davi Barker Published on SF Muslim Examiner, January 17, 2011 It seems constant throughout all the Zeitgeist films that I enthusiastically agree with almost exactly half of Peter Joseph’s message, and could not disagree with the other half more vociferously. This new installment is no different it seems.   The first segment of the …

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Feb 18 2012

Counter-Terrorism: How America is destroying itself

By Davi Barker, M4L December 2, 2010   At a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in Portland Oregon another FBI co-produced terror plot landed a young Muslim in custody charged with “attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.” According to an affidavit detailing the sting operation the bomb the FBI provided never contained any explosives, and …

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Feb 15 2012

Shocking anti-Muslim hate rally on video

By Davi Barker Originally published on SF Muslim Examiner http://www.examiner.com/article/shocking-anti-muslim-hate-rally-on-video on March 4, 2011 This week a video was released of an anti-Muslim protest outside the fundraising dinner of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) in Orange County, CA. ICNA conducts all sorts of charitable programs in the U.S., from disaster relief to family …

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