The self righteous indignation of the Liberal Party leadership on the issue of extremism and terrorism is mildly amusing to those of us who have followed their history over the years.Read More
The sorrow of the author, as he narrates the complex decline of the culture and the language of his people, illustrates the divisive and tyrannical imposition of another way of living and of seeing the world.
It now seems that the very imperial culture, so pervasive in the 1800s and continuing well into this century, which caused things to fall apart in Nigeria, is itself beginning the same process.
Dr Alwani argues that as the empire of the early Muslims grew, and became more urban, new concepts and ideals were introduced into “the social fabric of early Muslim society.”Read More
Craig Emerson, a former Labor Party minister, in his resignation letter as a commentator for Sky News issued the next day, stated: “That Seven and Sky could present a neo-Nazi as a regular kind of guy and, in Seven’s case, a pillar of the community as a sort of neighbourhood watch coordinator, is frightening. Seven and Sky have sought to normalise racism and bigotry to boosts their ratings and advertising revenue.” [6 August AFR]Read More
The cause of these upheavals could be described in two phrases:
“One is “So long as I’m full, what is it to me if others dies of hunger,” and the other, “You struggle and labour so that I can live in ease and comfort.”
He asserts that if they are to be eradicated, it will be through applying the Qur’anic injunction of alms-giving and prohibition on usury and interest.Read More