Post Tagged with: "Islam"

The Submission : Contemporary Islam and its different conceptions after 9/11

June 29, 2016 4:29 pm0 comments
The Submission : Contemporary Islam and its different conceptions after 9/11

This essay aims to give a better understanding of the extremely complex concept of Islam that nowadays seems to be the centre of an articulated dispute arisen after the horrific attacks of 9/11. The first chapter analyses the meaning of Islam commencing from the etymological roots to the study of […]

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New Charlie Hebdo Issue: Finding Balance Between Rights And Morals In Media

January 21, 2015 4:17 pm1 comment
New Charlie Hebdo Issue: Finding Balance Between Rights And Morals In Media

The worldwide community has split over the Charlie Hebdo issue No. 1178, originally printed at 3 million copies. However, the increased demand caused the journal to increase the print run to 5 million, later – 7 million copies. The “survivors’ issue” released on January 14, 2015, featured a cover cartoon […]

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New Egypt leader must recover country’s economy and authority

July 16, 2014 9:50 am0 comments
New Egypt leader must recover country’s economy and authority

The new cabinet of Egypt headed by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab took the oath of office on June 17 after Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, former Minister of Defense who organized the 2013 coup d’état, became the next President after the election which took place on May 26-28. The country’s new leader […]

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A Leap Of Faith

November 11, 2013 12:21 pm3 comments
A Leap Of Faith

There may just be hope for the rest of us. If the co-founders of the English Defence League can take the brave leap of working with Quilliam, an Islamic think tank set up to combat radical Islamism, then there cannot be any excuse for every community, faith-based or otherwise, not […]

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Kashmir: Echoes of 1989

September 30, 2013 7:25 pm4 comments
Kashmir: Echoes of 1989

The Indian-administered state of Kashmir can be described as nothing less but a Gordian knot. “The man who unties this knot will become the King of Asia” said the Greek god, Zeus. When Alexander The Great marched into Gordium, he untied the knot with his sword. The geo-political knot that […]

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Religion as a whole

July 12, 2013 6:00 pm0 comments
Religion as a whole

Religion. Does religion have any relevance whatsoever in current society? It’s one of those topics some or most people may not necessarily agree to but let me break it down so you have a better understanding of what I’m trying to say but let you decide for yourself. Religion. Some […]

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Desensitized to the madness

May 26, 2013 4:32 pm3 comments
Desensitized to the madness

Wednesday saw the report, photos and videos of two extreme Islamists who hacked a soldier wearing a Help For Heroes shirt to death in the town of Woolwich, Greater London – a mere few miles from where I live with my other half. The images were so shocking and horrible […]

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Should a Liberal Society Tolerate Religious Minorities?

March 26, 2013 3:22 pm0 comments
Should a Liberal Society Tolerate Religious Minorities?

The very definition of liberalism can be summarised in Voltaire’s famous quote, ‘I don’t agree with what you’re saying, but I’ll fight to the death for your right to say it.’ It is rare that the essence of an ideology can be truly captured in a single sentence, but I feel […]

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