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The unseen ‘slow violence’

What is violence? At its most obvious, it is a bullet fired at flesh, a knee pushed into a neck, or a mob storming the Capitol. In law, it is criminal, domestic, sexual, alcohol-fuelled. On the battlefield, it is state-sanctioned. Often violence is understood by the adjectives appended to it:...

Turning COVID Lockdown Stories into Meditative Art

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) explores the universal sanctity of breath through a series of commissioned paintings, accompanied with animation and soundscape, by British artist Zarah Hussain. Moving through inhalations and exhalations, as well as the silent spaces in between, Hussain’s work — produced in London while the artist was...

Al-Khwarizmi The Father of Algebra Mahmudul Hasan Jobayer

Abu Ja’far Mohammad Ibn Musa Al-Khawarizmi, popular in the west as ‘Algorithmi’, was a Persian and Islamic Golden Age Polymath who had appellation in numerous bounds of knowledge as he’s been recognized as the father of Algebra, adopter of zero and the decimal system, astronomer, geographer and cartographer. His principal...

Things You Need to

Stop Doing “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius This article is about a few mistakes I’ve made. About a few destructive habits that can make life quite messy and unhappy. And it’s about what you can do instead to replace those mistakes and...

Tools for Better Meetings

Experts love to say that meetings kill productivity. They certainly can, but they don’t have to. When you schedule only necessary meetings and make choosing a time and date painless, meetings are more productive. When you prepare an agenda in advance and assign someone to take notes, the content of...

Teenage Sleep and Mental Health

It’s late morning and the teenagers in the house are still fast asleep long after you’ve got up. Should you rush upstairs and pull them out of bed by their feet? It may be tempting, but the answer is probably no. The evidence is mounting that sleep in adolescence is...

Everything Other Than God Is Unreal -FARAZ KHAN

“Everything Other Than God Is Unreal” Exploring a Kalam Ontological Argument That is because God alone is the Absolutely Real, and what they call upon other than Him is unreal, and God alone is the Sublime, the Exalted. Qur’an 31:30 The most truthful statement a poet ever uttered is the statement of Labid:...

Conversion Story of Peter Sanders

Peter Sanders was born in London in 1946. His professional career in photography began during the mid-sixties where he photographed most of the major stars in the music business including Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Who, the Rolling Stones etc. Towards the end of the 1970’s, Sanders’ attention...

Perceptions Of Diversity Vary By Race And Political Views

Black, Latino and Asian people tend to see U.S. neighborhoods as more diverse when their group is in the majority In the wake of the past year’s Black Lives Matter protests, achieving “diversity” across domains has become a pressing societal concern. But “diversity” means different things to different people, sociologist Janet...

Sir Muhammad Iqbal- The sun

O Sun! The world’s essence and motivator you are The organizer of the book of the world you are The splendor of existence has been created by you The verdure of the garden of existence depends on you The spectacle of elements is maintained by you The exigency of life...

Editorial

Editorial

Dear thinkers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope the issue will find you well in March. If we think about the size of the face cream industry in the world, the answer would be $170 billion, according to Eurostaf—May 2007. Global beauty market can be categorized into main five segments—skincare, haircare,...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Knowledge enhances human dignity “O Allah, teach me that which will benefit me, and increase me in knowledge.” (At-Tirmidhi, Chapters on Supplication, 128) Dear Brothers and Sisters! One day, some companions of the Prophet in the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi were busy praying, and another group were busy studying. Our Prophet (pbuh)...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Disabilities a trial that leads to heaven “Indeed, the noblest of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you.” (Al Quran, Surah Hujurat, 49/13) Dear Brothers and Sisters! What makes the human notable in the sight of our Lord Almighty is not fame, might, beauty, health,...