“That the Law calls for consideration of existing things by means of the intellect and for pursuing cognizance of them by means of it is evident from various verses in the Book of God (may He be blessed and exalted). There is His statement (may He be exalted), ‘Consider, you who have sight’ [59:2]; this…Read more Ibn Rushd: The Shariah Calls Us To Use Our Intellect And Reason
Is Thinking Haram?
Presenting 23 verses from the Holy Quran at the New Horizons in British Islam Conference 2018, that encourage us to think things through for ourselves, and not to blindly follow anything we hear or read without checking things out, and using our brains. https://youtu.be/ojwNqyYDwFw
On Poppies and Imitating Non-Muslims…
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Apparently, according to some guy called Abu Baraa, wearing poppies is imitating "non-muslims" like Jews and Christians. "There has even been a campaign recently pushing Muslims to wear ‘poppy hijabs’ and similar clothing. This is worrying not only because of the dangers of imitating non-muslims in their, religious clothes, commemorations, their…Read more On Poppies and Imitating Non-Muslims…
Carl Jung: From Where Do We Derive Meaning?
In elfin nature wisdom and folly appear as one and the same; and they are one and the same as long as they are acted out by the anima. Life is crazy and meaningful at once. And when we do not laugh over the one aspect and speculate about the other, life is exceedingly drab,…Read more Carl Jung: From Where Do We Derive Meaning?