Quote-Unquote: Dr. Pasha on Islam,
Muslims and the World
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“It is Eid today. Muslims around the world are celebrating, as they should. Happy Eid Everyone!
But I am in tears today, which I am trying to hide from my family – and from my extended family of man, as they say.
Because I cry for the victims of earthquakes – in Haiti and elsewhere.
And for the victims of tsunamis and Katrina, who, after all this time, are yet to be made whole.
And I cry for the victims of floods in Pakistan. All 21 million of them according to the United Nations.
And I cry for the nameless, countless victims of the endless “wars” in Iraq and Afghanistan. All the wounded, the dead and the dying. All the widows and the orphans.
Their screams, groans, moans and sobs fill my ears and burn my brain. Are they not people, I ask myself. Are those little ones not children, I ask.
In response, my tears gush in bigger torrents.
And I cry with shame for a humanity that would not cry for them. Or would scale its tears to their names and identities; their race and religion; their ethnicity and nationality; and to the fine technicalities of their own geopolitics and so-called national interests..
But it is Eid. Everybody is happy. As they should be.
“I have often thought about how some of us think: “Truth is what we say.” And “We” are the Good Guys. Propaganda, on the other hand, is what those Other Guys say. And “They” are the Bad Guys.
And I tell myself: Wow, what a perfect recipe we ...
God in his heaven sent down the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam. Right here on earth, the Church gave us the Pope. And now the Pope and the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, some among the followers of both say, ...
ALL THE NAMES PEOPLE USED TO CALL US
IT IS GOD ALMIGHTY WHO GAVE US THE NAME MUSLIMS
MUSLIMS ARE ON THEIR PATH TO PARADISE
MUSLIMS AND THE REAL PERSPECTIVE ON ISLAM
ISLAM BASHING FEEDS A LOT OF MOUTHS
WE SAY ABRAHAM, BUT WHAT ...
These days, they are all experts: on Islam and Muslims I mean. And in as many cases as not, instant experts, I must point out.
Drive-by Experts is what I call this crop of instant cognoscenti that flood the market – ...
A DARK DAY
WHAT THE MUSLIMS SUFFERED
VODKA AND STRIP BARS: PATH OF ISLAMIC TERRORISTS TO MARTYRDOM
MUSLIMS IN SHOCK
WHAT KIND OF MUSLIM WERE THEY?
WHAT KIND OF ISLAM WAS THEIRS?
DENOUNCING TERROR IN ...
Would someone then ask my brothers and sisters who seem to be waging a hate campaign against Islam – and Muslims – in Europe and elsewhere, would somebody please ask them if they even know what Islam is?
“They say Truth is the first casualty of war. Makes sense, does it not? For, once you kill Truth, then it becomes easier to kill people. That is why Falsehood is such a staunch and inseparable ally of Tyranny. They are two peas in ...
“First the Bible says in the Sixth Commandment: “Thou Shalt Not Kill!”
Then the Bible says in the Ninth Commandment: “Thou Shalt Not Lie!”
Don’t you see how Lying and Killing go hand in hand? In fact, the two seem to be ...
“When a society loses truly free, fearless and independent media, it is not long before basic human rights and political freedoms in that society take their leave. When media become a mouthpiece – no, make it bullhorns – for government ...
“Islam is about telling people, not what you think they might like or want to hear, but what, to the best of your knowledge, you believe to be the facts and the truth.
Truth is an Amaanat – a matter of faith ...
“Sometimes I suspect this is how some people think: “The Bible says 'Thou Shalt Not Steal,’ so I don’t and won’t steal. Except on those occasions when I steal from fellows who are not of my tribe, or my race, ...
“At a time, during the so-called Dark Ages, when much of Europe subjected the Jews to all kinds of persecution, including systematic pogroms – generally a form of officially sanctioned, aided or condoned organized violence, terror and mass killings – there ...
“Those who are so loud and aggressive about condemning Female Illiteracy in a place like Afghanistan, how loud and aggressive do you think they have ever been in condemning or fighting Male Illiteracy in that society?
Or in any other Muslim society anywhere ...
“Islam may be a lot of things. But a champion, advocate, instigator or friend of senseless Violence it is not.
Nor does Islam use lies, fraud and tricks of any kind as part of its repertoire in dealing with others — or ...
“As a child as I studied the vilification and demonization of Islam and Muslims through history, one thing clearly stood out in my mind: There was near-consensus among the critics that there was nothing good that could be said about ...
“Today’s definition of Islam, if you have not heard it from me before, and even if you have: “Blessing the World – the whole world – without regard to race or religion, and without regard to gender, class or nationality.
“In the midst of all the din and confusion that surround the subject of Islam today, here is what Islam really stands for:
Islam means studying one’s environment in all its dimensions – physical, social, political, economic, cultural and all else – carefully, ...
Here is a real-life Whodunit in the form of a perfect chicken-or-egg circle: Is it Islam or is it the Muslims: Who is the real culprit when it comes to all the terrible things that are going on in the ...
First of all, let me explain a simple fact about life – and about science, to the extent I understand science, if I do at all: As a rule, a univariate model of reality is dead on arrival.
Meaning: Any attempt ...
"Some people will continue to harbor hate and spew venom and prejudice against Islam and Muslims, no matter who tells them what to the contrary.
Often, such people abhor and fear truth in general -- and about Islam and Muslims in ...
“Islamist” is just another racial, ideological and political slur that the enemies of God use to insult Islam and Muslims.
They must make sure their official websites respect the integrity of the term “Muslim” and abstain from referring to themselves and ...
I have devoted a lifetime to the study of attacks on Islam and Muslims.
"And on the Qur'an and the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam.
After years of careful analysis, I have come to the following conclusions:
(1) Many of the attacks on ...
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