As global tensions increase once more, I reflect on Carl Sagan's words. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz6a4WkKJn0
The question is being asked: Without military intervention, how are we going to stop the killing of civilians in Syria? Whatever world leaders decide to do, the frightful situation in Syria is certainly not going to be easy to resolve. While it's true, civilians are already being killed, airstrikes will certainly kill more and are…Read more How to stop the killing in Syria?
I'm deeply concerned about the frightful situation in Syria. Nevertheless I do not believe racing into yet another war is the answer. Wars are easy to start, but incredibly difficult to finish. Then there's the rebuilding afterwards. Are Iraq and Afghanistan really in any better shape after years of conflict? The consequences of which all…Read more No War With Syria
We must work together for the common good of our Human Family (Bani Adam) and never let horrific atrocities like this happen again.
"One who truly has faith in Divine Providence, fears nothing; certainly not pastors, mullahs and other Southern Baptist types, with their dogma, fear-mongering, war-mongering, homophobia, islamophobia, anti-semitism and cultic conspiracy theories." ~ Paul Salahuddin Armstrong
I've been reflecting on a most interesting speech, by a great American General and President, a tremendous man to whom we in Britain and Europe owe in great part, our 20th Century deliverance from Nazi aggression. While the Soviet Union is thankfully no more, the "Chance for Peace" speech by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower…Read more So Peace Is On Me
Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem Aggression feeds further anger and hatred, continuing ongoing violence... Leaders on both sides in Palestine and Israel need to calm down and sit around a table, and AGREE a permanent settlement to end SIX DECADES of violence. Which eventually, at some point they must. The longer that takes, gives some indication of…Read more Give Peace a Chance
Remember the brave Shaheeds who went before us, fighting for Liberty, Justice and Security for our Human Family. May their sacrifices never be forgotten. "But do not think of those that have been slain in God's cause as dead. Nay, they are alive! With their Sustainer have they their sustenance, exulting in that [martyrdom] which…Read more Remember the Shaheeds…
The Messenger of Allah, sallallahu `alaihi wa sallam, said, “Grab five things before five others: your youth before your old age, your health before your illness, your wealth before your poverty, your free-time before your preoccupation, and your life before your death.” [al-Hakim] The Prophet, sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam, said, “Lose no time to do…Read more Don’t Be So Quick To Judge…
"Are we destined to repeat the mistakes of the past for eternity? Can we not build a better future instead?" ~ Paul Salahuddin Armstrong