All posts filed under: General Concepts

Egyptian Minister of Endowment (Awqaf) Defends the Idol of “Patriotism”

The Egyptian Minister of Endowment (Awqaf), Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, lost his calm, and could not contain his anger in the academic institute of knowledge, Zagazig University, during the discussion of a master thesis presented by the student Wajdi Abdul Qadir on “Renewing the Religious Thought in Islam…The Model of Muhammad Iqbal”. The Minister was […]

Democracy: “Never before has a cultural system inculcated its followers to suppress so much of their humanity”

While some look to democracy for salvation, many of the deeper thinkers from the West are saying that democracy has already failed, and they write about how democracy has led to a ‘consumer culture’ that is making humanity sick. Comments this week by the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, show that even a superpower […]

The Education Policy in Muslim Countries: Destroys Leadership Skills and Creativity and Encourages Imitation!

States pay great attention to their education policy and its styles, and they devise it with full awareness due to the significant impact on the building of individual personalities all the while emphasizing the state’s reputation and displaying its position among other nations. A successful education policy will result in providing knowledge for the student […]

The West can never end sexual harassment as long as they hold to the atheistic doctrine of Freedom

The past month has seen increasing numbers of allegations of sexual harassment against well-known Western personalities, beginning with the entertainment industry but spreading across society, including even politicians. The US Senate went to the extent of enacting legislation for training its members and their staff to increase personal awareness of this issue. According to Politico:

Even with Record Hurricanes, America Refuses to Face Climate Change

The United States is facing record-sized hurricanes that have intensified because of climate change. According to the NPR: Hurricane Irma is hovering somewhere between being the most- and second-most powerful hurricane recorded in the Atlantic. It follows Harvey, which dumped trillions of gallons of water on South Texas. And now, Hurricane Jose is falling into […]

Artificial Intelligence

Most of the key technologies of today are directly enabled, or enhanced, by information technology. Continuing progress in artificial intelligence and machine learning are essential to the development of advanced robots, autonomous vehicles and in automation tools. The development of artificial intelligence promises many revolutionary developments, but it has also worried many who believe the […]

The Arabic Language is the Ummah’s Connection to its Deen

“In several Western European countries, some politicians want to force imams to deliver sermons only in the official language: in Germany, imams should preach in German; in Italy, in Italian; in Britain, in English; in France, in French. To justify this requirement, two rationales are cited. Some say it will function as a counter-terrorism strategy. […]

Islam ‘not sustainable’ in its current form and must ‘reshape’ to modern values, says religious ‘expert’

Islam is “not sustainable” in its current form with religious teachings that are “out of touch with the present”, according to a leading Austrian professor. Ednan Aslan, professor of Islamic religious education at the University of Vienna, proposed several changes to a religion he said he wanted to “reshape” with modern values.

Modern Day Slavery

About 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in modern-day slavery, almost a third more than estimated two years ago, a charity said on Tuesday. The Walk Free Foundation’s Global Slavery Index said that India had by far the largest number of modern slaves, 18.35m, followed by China with 3.39m and Pakistan with 2.13m.