Assessment of Open Boarders Policy: A Response to Abdullah Bin Hamid Ali

Shaykh Abdullah Hamid Ali creates a facebook post essentially trying to create a ficticious link between remote aspects of the sunnah and the modern political issue surrounding the boarder debate. Here is a snapshot of his deplorable post This is utterly ridiculous. The shaykh always makes absurd rationalizations and this is yet another prime example. … Continue reading Assessment of Open Boarders Policy: A Response to Abdullah Bin Hamid Ali

Fundamentals of Dissecting Political Language

Orwell says  Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. – George Orwell, “Politics and the English Language,” 1946 This is an extremely apt description. What does “solidity” in this context mean? It means the quality or state of being substantial … Continue reading Fundamentals of Dissecting Political Language

Societal Heedlessness in Liberalism: A Sociological Commentary of the Hadith of Safina and the Qur’an

The most accurate comparative etymological meaning of “al-Ghaflah” in the English language would be the term “heedlessness”. It is a sub-category of wantonness but is oriented more within the realm of faith with regards to the servants (humans) in relationship to their meeting with their Lord. Ghaflah is a horrific disease of the heart and … Continue reading Societal Heedlessness in Liberalism: A Sociological Commentary of the Hadith of Safina and the Qur’an

Conceptions of Reality Via A Supplication from the Prophet Muhammad

There is a specific du’a that was of utmost importance that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ use to say “اللَّهُمَّ أرِنِى حَقِيقَةَ الْاَشْيَآءَ كَمَا هِىَ” “Oh my Allah! Show me the reality of all things as it (really) is..” Some hadith maters said it is a marf’u hadith and some say this specific narration is … Continue reading Conceptions of Reality Via A Supplication from the Prophet Muhammad

The Ontology of Linguistic Minimalism: A Sociological Commentary on a Report by Hudhayfah ibnul-Yaman narrated in The Sunnan of Ibni-Majah

One of the troubles that has risen from the horizon in the post mobile era is the rise of attention deficit of information retainment. I’d call this ADIR. There are even books that have been authored as a result of this cognitive arresting of development. With the advent of Twitter and the rest of the … Continue reading The Ontology of Linguistic Minimalism: A Sociological Commentary on a Report by Hudhayfah ibnul-Yaman narrated in The Sunnan of Ibni-Majah