LIFE IS LIKE A BALOON

In this article I would like to take it light, something not too serious, but good for us to ponder and contemplate. Life is like a balloon. When you are growing up, you blow it with your full might. While it ballooned up makes you wonder, how large it could be. You became sometimes proud, and sometimes […]

ON MAKASIB (EFFORTS)

In Islam, the efforts to get Rizk (Providence and livelihood) is called “makasib”(  مَكَاسِبٌ ). It is something that is at times obligatory (Fard), sometimes permissible and encouraged, but may also be discouraged (makruh), and in certain cases, must be avoided (Haram). All of these could be understood clearly depending on conditions and situations of […]

ON SOUL, MIND & BODY

I had written about the subject sometimes back, and here is a revisit and revision of the previous article. Our existence is on THREE LEVELS: 1) Jismaniah (matter or physical forms – BODY); 2) ‘Aqliyyah (the intellect and all that relates to it  – MIND); and 3) Ruhiyyah (the metaphysical part of our self – […]

HUMAN ECONOMICS – EUROEXIT

I have not touch about my traditional subject, which is economics. Of interest is the subject of BREXIT, and then now NEXIT, and maybe later on EUROEXIT; we wouldn’t know for sure how these “exits” going to turn into. Before going deeper into all sorts of “politicking reasoning” of British, Netherlands or others – I […]

TRADITIONS OF KNOWLEDGE

The traditions of knowledge truly stands by the simple maxims – seeking knowledge is seeking wisdom, and it belongs to whoever seeks them sincerely and truthfully – doesn’t matter who you are. And for this maxim the Prophet (saw) said: “Seek knowledge even in China” – which implies that knowledge has no boundaries and geographic […]

Truth, False & Probability

The usage of testing True or False are connected intimately to the Theory of Probability. This is scientific way to look at the subject of Truth, False, and Ignorance as I have explained before. Any statements, to be known whether it is True is tested through Probability statements. And hence, an experimenter, after getting the […]

Truth, False, and Ignorance

This is a continuation of the previous subject on “Degrees of Truth & Ignorance”. The opposite of Truth is always thought to be False. This is not exactly correct. As described before, the exact opposite of Absolute Truth is Absolute Ignorance. In between are various degrees of Truth. Similarly, the exact opposite of Absolute False […]