Bloody Religions

With the rise of political islamism contributing to some resorting to global islamic terrorism around the globe, there is the reappearance of the notion that ‘religion is inherently violent’, that religion and war go like the automobile and its driver. Religion and violence appeared as early as the Ancient Sumeria, earliest civilisation found in Mesotoptamia […]

Multiculturalism has let down British Muslims

Previous British prime minister David Cameron to current German prime minister Angela Merkel, have all declared in some form or another that multiculturalism as we know it, is dead! Multiculturalism or better known in sociology as ethnic pluralism, has failed. In an attempt to celebrate differences, multiculturalism has led to social segregation. It has led […]

Jihadism and Islamism

Islamism– is the desire to impose any given versions of Islam on society. Jihadism– is the means of the use of force to spread Islamism. Thus Islamism is the ideology and jihadism is the forcible method used by Al-Qaeda or ISIS. But not every Islamist is a jihadist. It’s not that ISIS is Islam. But you can’t also […]

Inequality​ is a threat to modernity​

Inequality has given rise to nationalism, far right extremism, anti-globalism, anti-migration, anti-Islam.   After the collapse of communism, enlightenment ideals such as democracy, equality, freedom of speech, secularism, humanism, the separation of state and religion (to some extent) gained popularity. However, these ideas of a free and fairer society, might have been popular but they were not […]

What to do when you hit 40. 2: Keep it fresh by having an Instagram Account.

For some by the time they have reached 40, they have a more holistic understanding of their position in this chaotic complex social world. However, for some, like me, we are still in that coming of age, late teenage period, where we are attempting to understand how the world works. Some of us, like myself, still […]