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“Economics of wealth” – Story of an elusive equilibrium
Economics / History / Living

“Economics of wealth” – Story of an elusive equilibrium

Human history is rife with stories of economic manipulation. Wars have been fought over it, religious passions have been exploited by it, and societies have used it as means of controlling the populace. Currency it seems has always reined supreme, more than ideals and certainly more than moralities. So it is no surprise that the likes of occupy movement have … Continue reading

“Passion and Character” – The dividing lines between cultures
Living / Philosophy / Science

“Passion and Character” – The dividing lines between cultures

As we head deeper into the 21st century, the world continues to become a bigger melting pot of cultures.  The cultural boundaries which had existed from the start have quickly eroded over the past two centuries.  Economic incentives overseas, coupled with lenient immigration laws, have brought diverse cultures together.  There is an ever-increasing need for recognizing the similarities … Continue reading

“Decision Making” – The avoidable pitfalls of rational mind
Living / Philosophy

“Decision Making” – The avoidable pitfalls of rational mind

Nowadays the pursuit of success is very much in vogue.  Whether its performance in career or happiness in relationship; the desire to succeed is a constant driver for everyone.  Some of us will excel at it while others will repeatedly fail.  What then are the factors that make the difference between success and failure?  What is the secret key that can open doors of prosperity and … Continue reading

“Reason-Revelation Balance” – Revival of the spirit of enquiry in Islam
History / Religion / Science

“Reason-Revelation Balance” – Revival of the spirit of enquiry in Islam

This article is part of a series of articles on the topics of science, religion, progress and Islam.  Although this current article is sufficient in itself, the full effect may only come from following the series:  article1 -> article2 -> article3 -> this article. – – – – – – – – – – – … Continue reading

“Islam and the West” – History of the age old contention
Economics / History / Religion

“Islam and the West” – History of the age old contention

Not a day passes by when we don’t hear about the Islamic threat and the impending doom that awaits us. Although the contention between Islam and West goes back a thousand years, it has been reignited in recent times with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Islam is viewed by West as increasingly ‘problematic’ or desperately struggling at best.  History on the other hand reveals … Continue reading