Quote-Unquote: Dr. Pasha on Islam,
Muslims and the World
(Bringing Islam to the World One Concept at a Time!
Taking the Qur'an to Every Home and Heart that Needs It --
And which One Does Not?)
Media are a strange beast. Reading them right, and dealing with them effectively, is one of the greatest challenges of modern times.
Questions to ask when dealing with the media is who are the media outlets working for?
And what political, religious, cultural and personal stripes do they wear?
And those stripes are not always easy to spot. And the media agendas are not always easy to identify and unravel.
As a result, with regard to any news story that the media report, a question that one can never get rid of is this:
Is this particular story true?
How much of it is true?
And what could be the possible or true origin of the story,
regardless of how the media themselves source that story?
So, keeping all those caveats in mind, here is a story from Turkey, reported in one of the Turkish media.
Read it how you will and make of it what you will.
The news report, and I am paraphrasing it here fairly closely, says that President Erdogan of Turkey has decided to withdraw all suits filed in his name pertaining to the charges of “Insulting the Nation’s President.”
The defamation suits Mr. Erdogan thus decided to withdraw are said to number 2000.
Mr. Erdogan was reported as saying that he was withdrawing these suits in the spirit of the unprecedented unity that the Turkish nation as a whole displayed in resisting the 15th July military coup.
Jannat – what people call Paradise or Heaven – doesn’t come cheap or easy. There is a lot of toil, tears and heartache that goes into earning it.
All those virgins the mealy-mouths and the mercenaries in the media and elsewhere ...
“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 ...
“The tragedy of modern times is not that there is so much hate and malicious propaganda let loose from so many different directions against Islam and Muslims.
The real tragedy is how few truly authentic and credible voices there are that ...
“It is the day after Lailatul Qad’r, Ramadan, 1431/2010. The news media today produced two photographs, almost side by side. One, of four little children, perhaps between the ages of one and two, lying on their back, covered by flies, in a ...
So, here is the first My Log of the day, week, year, century. And it is mostly directed at the willful and deliberate Liars-Liars-Pants-on-Fires.
And of course it is also for those who may be genuinely and honestly confused or unaware ...
“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, ...
"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 ...
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 ...
Muslims just don't get it, do they?
What is happening in Egypt these days -- and it has been happening there for a very long time -- is an attempt to wipe out Islam and turn the so-called Middle East into a slave ...
Islam and Muslims have always had enemies. It is the nature of the thing: You do something good, something really noble and outstanding, and bad people will resist, oppose and fight you and fight what you are doing. That, as ...
People generally sock it to the American People in two very important ways.
First, they feed the American People all kinds of poison in the name of food and drink.
And then, second, they send the American People to the poorhouse by ...
The most blessed and wonderful month of Ramadan is upon us.
Good people fast and pray during this blessed month.
And they stay away -- more than ever -- from bad things, whether it is bad speech or bad behavior.
The Month of ...
Last night, July 15-16, 2016. There was an attempted coup d'é·tat in Turkey.
Thank God Almighty that evil and wicked coup appears to have failed, leaving behind, at the time of writing, a debris of nearly 1000 dead and 2000 wounded.
Everyone, everywhere, I am ...
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, ...
“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.
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?
“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 ...