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

Between Centrism and Balance in Islam

﷽   There are many social commentators among Muslims who have a notion about *fair and balance* and being “balanced” as rooted in being centrists or moderates. The pretext used for this is based on the fact that Allah has established the Muslim nation as a balanced nation as He says Himself in the Qur’an … Continue reading Between Centrism and Balance in Islam

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