Category: FEATURES

The Pyramid of Thought

| September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
The Pyramid of Thought

The Pyramid of Thought I think of thought as a pyramid. At the top of the thought pyramid is Concepts such as Truth, Freedom, Equality, Peace, Justice, Love. Below the Concepts are Issues such as Freedom of Speech, civil Rights, Foreign and Economic Policy. At the bottom of the pyramid are Details. Many, many details […]

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Stephen Hawking’s “The Grand Design”

| September 11, 2010 | 0 Comments
Stephen Hawking’s “The Grand Design”

Move Over God, Here Comes Science… In His New Book, The Grand Design, Acclaimed Scientist Stephen Hawking Shifts Away from His Earlier Theory on the Nature of the Universe Move over Biblical interpretation of origin of world; bye Darwin’s concept; The Quranic and Vedic theories are also seemingly not acceptable. The Big Bang theory is […]

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What an Increasing Number of Muslim Colleges Says About the Future of Islam in the West

| August 26, 2010 | 0 Comments
What an Increasing Number of Muslim Colleges Says About the Future of Islam in the West

What an Increasing Number of Muslim Colleges Says About the Future of Islam in the West Every fall, thousands of recent high school graduates embark on the next chapter in their lives. For every student and every parent, crossing the threshold into college raises dozens of questions and sparks the imagination on what the future […]

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A Response to a Robert Reilly Interview

| August 18, 2010 | 0 Comments
A Response to a Robert Reilly Interview

  The Closing of the Muslim Mind What Went Wrong and What Can be Done?   While currently reading Robert Reilly’s The Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist Crisis, a book I highly recommend, I received an email from a Qudosi Chronicles reader asking my opinion on a recent […]

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Makeup and the Hijab: A Study with Seven Muslim Women Explores Possible Contradictions

| August 9, 2010 | 22 Comments
Makeup and the Hijab: A Study with Seven Muslim Women Explores Possible Contradictions

A Study with Seven Muslim Women Explores Possible Contradictions By Ruhi Al-Ahmed For the majority of women across the globe, makeup has almost become a necessity for them. Samina Akhter, a Muslim businesswoman has launched UK’s first “halal makeup” meaning that it is 100% free of alcohol and animal products. After reading this article on […]

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Ground Zero Mosque a Show of America’s Religious Tolerance?

| August 5, 2010 | 1 Comment
Ground Zero Mosque a Show of America’s Religious Tolerance?

In Response to NYT’s “Broadway and the Mosque“ Good intentions don’t mean anything if you’re missing the truth. Liberals keep talking about how a Ground Zero Mosque will help bridge the gap, and now well-intentioned Thomas Friedman offers his perspective on Ground Zero. Friedman notes how areas in the Mid East/South Asia don’t allow churches […]

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Among Refugees, Mothers and Children Must Always Come First

| July 17, 2010 | 1 Comment
Among Refugees, Mothers and Children Must Always Come First

In the plight of people, especially refugees, we must always, always do what we can to protect women and children first. This is without question and without compromise. The condition of a woman in a third-world mindset is one of the greatest cruelties, especially if she is a mother, and worse if she is a […]

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Dueling Ad Campaigns Leave Muslim Apostates in the Crossfire

| June 22, 2010 | 0 Comments
Dueling Ad Campaigns Leave Muslim Apostates in the Crossfire

Dueling Ad Campaigns On Islam Dangerously Drag Muslim Apostates into a Very Real Cross-Fire.   From Hudson-NY Upon Obama’s succession, the majority of the public believed that tensions between Muslim and non-Muslims were a thing of the past.  Since his election, Obama has already appointed a U.S. envoy to the Muslim world, pulled an unknown […]

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Muslim American Relations and How UCI Could Have Avoided a PR Disaster

| June 22, 2010 | 0 Comments
Muslim American Relations and How UCI Could Have Avoided a PR Disaster

WHAT MUSLIM AMERICAN RELATIONS MEANS…. ….and HOW UCI COULD HAVE AVOIDED A PR DISASTER A question that has been voiced from several areas is on “Muslim American Relations”. Unfortunately, many individuals and groups think this immediately points to a division within American society, that being Muslims on one side and Americans on the other. It can […]

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“Light Has No Fellowship With Darkness”

| April 30, 2010 | 0 Comments
“Light Has No Fellowship With Darkness”

  “…the erect and the fallen are but one man standing in twilight between the night of his pigmy-self and the day of his god-self, and that the corner-stone of the temple is not higher than the lowest stone in its foundation.” – Khalil Gibran What I find most fascinating about people are the little […]

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Limitations for Women in Muslim Marriages

| April 13, 2010 | 0 Comments
Limitations for Women in Muslim Marriages

A Look at the Double Standards in Muslim Marriages When it comes to Muslim marriages, what’s good for the goose isn’t good for the gander. In both the Quran and in the Sunnah (sayings of Prophet Muhammad), a Muslim man is allowed to marry a non-Muslim woman as long as she is a believer (Jewish […]

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A Global Inheritance: Who “Owns” Space?

| December 4, 2009 | 0 Comments
A Global Inheritance: Who “Owns” Space?

A War and Peace article entitled “Who Owns Space?” writer Kevin Sanders takes on the question of which nation/group has authority over space. Taking on Alex Lightman, Sanders cites against the Kennedy School of Government graduate by arguing the case against the U.S. Though his specific arguments were flawed at times, citing acts committed by […]

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Islam’s Green Initiative

| November 13, 2009 | 0 Comments
Islam’s Green Initiative

Muslim Seven Year Plan Shows Potential for Flexibility and Cooperation within Islam Written for Green Prophet On November 4, 2009, UK-based the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC), in working with the U.N., hosted 200 representatives from nine major world religions spanning over 60 different religious organizations. Baha’i, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Shintoists, Taoists […]

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Sufi Muslims: Islam’s Eco Guardians

| October 29, 2009 | 0 Comments
Sufi Muslims: Islam’s Eco Guardians

Originally Featured on the  Green Prophet Sufism is the undiscovered sect within Islam known only through its most famous disciple, the 13thRumi whose work reflected strong themes pairing nature and spirituality. century philosopher poet Sufis, “heirs of a mystical ancient tradition”, helped propagate the faith to the height of its expansion in Islam’s coined “Golden […]

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