Desi Thoughts

Democracy (What the Heck)

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what does Democracy means, hmmm i dont feel like taking the meaning out of the Dictionary but it would be something along “right to elect leaders by the people” but guess what it is all wrong, it is a not true it actually is “Govt elected by the people which conforms to the ideology of the foreign super Powers”. now why would i say that, why would i torment the dead romans or Greeks who came up with this beautiful way of life, because it is a sham in these…read more

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What is the world coming to Cairo street crowds target womenBy Magdi AbdelhadiArab affairs analyst, BBC News Egyptians are horrified by the news that women have been assaulted by hordes of young men in the centre of the capital, Cairo. The incidents were first reported online by Egyptian bloggers, some of whom saw large number of men harassing the women and ripping off their clothes. It all happened over the Eid al-Fitr period staring on 23 October, as thousands of young men thronged the streets of central Cairo to celebrate…read more

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Modernism in Islam

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Came across this article about Modernism. Actual link is here WHAT IS MODERNISM AND WHERE DID IT COME FROM? We can relate, ideologically, the modernist movement spreading these days to one sect in the past. This sect is called the Muta’zila, which is dated back to the third Islamic century. Although those people accepted the Qur’an and Sunna they made ta’weel (their own interpretation of the Qur’an) and said ‘aql (intelligence) takes precedence over naql (guidance of the Prophet). However, this school died out. The modernist movement did not evolve…read more

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