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My generation grew up at a time when colonial hang up was at its peak. Our older generation had been slaves and had a huge inferiority complex of the British. The school I went to was similar to all elite schools in Pakistan. Despite gaining independent, they were, and still are, producing replicas of public schoolboys rather than Pakistanis.I read Shakespeare, which was fine, but no Allama Iqbal - the national poet of Pakistan. The class on Islamic studies was not taken seriously, and when I left school I was considered among the elite of the country because I could speak English and wore Western clothes........... Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

Sunday, 14 December 2008 10:57

Questioning scientists for a better world

FOR the first time, scientists from all four corners of the earth are going to be questioned about their beliefs. Dr Elisabet Sahtouris tells AUDREY VIJAINDREN that she's more than ready to change the way things work in the world of science, starting with her fellow scientists. Most people her age would be enjoying their retirement , but Dr Elisabet Sahtouris has no intention of slowing down........... Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

Sunday, 27 November 2011 15:55

The Quest Continues

Some would have Hamlet a schizophrenic – “To be or not to be…” Schizophrenia is a mental illness caused by a split or bipolar – and sometimes multipolar – personality that has to do with chemical imbalance in the brain. Anyone caught in wonderment about ‘being’ and separation between Man and God – since our souls come from His spirit – are very intelligent and sensitive people. If I too were the contemptuous kind as those ‘knowalls’ so arrogantly sure of themselves, I would venture that those who don’t wonder are actually the unfortunate ones, for they are limited........... Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

Islam enshrines both a profound Faith and a unitive Epistemology manifested in its historical civilisation embracing a great variety of religious and spiritual activities integrated with rational and scientific disciplines. Unitary spiritual awareness was intimately joined with rational knowledge-disciplines linking the spectrum of intellectual, ethical and aesthetic domains. This integrative .......... Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)
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