Browsing All posts tagged under »Faith«

The Double Standards of Western Liberalism and the True Freedom of Faith

February 1, 2015

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Despite the unpopularity of religion in the intellectual sphere, a new philosophy with sacred principles has seeped its way into this primarily ideological community.

Ramadan Musings

July 28, 2013

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As written for Yahoo! Maktoob (July 24, 2013) To anyone looking to truly appreciate Ramadan, I would say: put on those blinders. Block out the clichéd crescent-themed commercialism lacing the highways – the hawking of seasonal sugar syrups competing with the peddling of fast food all-you-can-eats. Ignore the ostentatious Ramadan tents and the allure of their […]

The Dambulla Mosque Debacle and The Rise of The Minority Extremist

April 25, 2012

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As written for Muslim Matters (April 25, 2012) The city of Dambulla in Sri Lanka, more known for its representation in tourism brochures as a registered heritage destination for culturally-inclined tourists to the island, made headlines of a less-idyllic nature on the afternoon of Friday the 20th of April – when Buddhist monks led a 2000-strong protest against a […]

Sans-Sight Insight

April 20, 2012

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The past three days I’ve spent in a state of low visibility. Yes, the weather has been rubbish in this here dustbowl, but I refer to the toll my own eyesight has had to take as a result. After a few days of ignoring the warning signs, my suffering pair of ocular organs finally took […]

Peace Out

November 14, 2010

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There’s been a lot of anti-Muslim propaganda of late, some in forms more ludicrous than upsetting. And every time I’ve wanted to pen down a few words, but refrained; thinking that this being an extremely fragile subject, I should handle it with a bit more thought – preferring instead to not let my angst get […]