I get that God made this universe and some very respectable Muslim scientists were behind inventions that modernized the world. But that's just about it. What have we done as a collective humanitarian effort other than fight? Our textbooks are full of Quranic verses. SCIENCE TEXTBOOKS! I simply cannot understand the reason? At one place … Continue reading The Inclusion of Religion in Scientific Education in Pakistan
Marriage is a fine institution writes 'jlphd' and with every institution comes a set of rules one must follow!
There are times when I'm just disgusted by how my family has been harbouring bigoted beliefs of self-righteousness and blackmailing me into insinuating hatred against minorities. Writing has helped me jog down the memory lane and I recall a dialogue with a friend who happened to be a part of a minority in my country … Continue reading My religion is humanity
I love you more than tea or books, or the smell of rain in the sand. There's a word for that. It's called petrichor. Not for the love that I had for you. That I still have for you. The word is meant for the smell of the rain, but that's irrelevant for the moment. … Continue reading Just a bad dream
A friend of mine who's famous in the world of art by the name of Sanki King recently wrote an amazing post about a burning issue that's gripped the Muslim world by a storm and has plagued almost all of the people of my country, Pakistan.
I've been a devout Muslim growing up listening and learning about Islam. Going to the mosque, praying and then hating the concept of it being an obligatory ritual to carry out five times a day. Often making family members and parents angry for questioning obedience. I was really young when I had started memorizing the … Continue reading Reflections on the Quran