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Modern Madness

The modern city walls are constrainingly grey,

Prone to obviating the prospect of the boundless sky,

Delimiting the perspective for profundity,

Dulling my perception to the duniya.*

Its system is like the sewer:

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What’s the Social-ution?

Isolated 1

PART 1

Society is remote.

Where the robots live

Estranged

In cell to cell,

Padded walls,

Talking sideways through the wire or the wave,

Satellite inn, alone.

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Take Off Your HIjab…

This is by Amenakin who heads up Pearl Daisy.

Her dedication for this video is as follows: “For every woman who has had her hijab bashed, criticised, physically pulled off, threatened with a ban and questioned.”

hijab

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Your Remembrance

‘Ala Bi Dhikrika’ (‘Your Remembrance’) by Sami Yusuf is poetic in nature. I have deliberately opted for this piece of his to share (instead of others of his that sound like songs and look more like music videos) as this one reads and sounds more like (spoken word? Dramatic?) poetry – albeit in Arabic with an English translation. I am aware of the disapproval of music in Islamic discourse (See ‘On Music’ – a pending post). Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life

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Rules of Inter-Communication 2

war of words

Three ways to Fail – Versus – One way to Succeed

When we decide to discuss in two-way conversation – let us first define our terms to discourse.

What is the purpose for our communication?

In that is already the answer you’re speaking for: Continue reading

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Shh! Be Vewy Vewy Qwiet. (Think ii – 7 of 7)

laughing

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