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Shirkification. What is it?

Many may not know what the Islamic concept of shirk is (please continue reading). Related to this term are other related and important terms. They include the likes of ‘shirkification’, ‘yushriku’ and ‘idol-isation’. But what exactly are they?

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Thinking Morbidly or Thinking Morgudly?

Morbid

Characterized by or appealing to an abnormal and unhealthy interest in disturbing and unpleasant subjects, esp. death and disease.

Adjective

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What on Earth is Epistemicide?

Epistemicide: n.

1. “The killing of other knowledge systems.” (cf. ‘Decolonization of knowledge, epitemecide, participatory research and higher education’ by Hall and Tandon (2017)).

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