The Misconception about Persistence

By Sarah Suleman (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) Persistence is a word that correlates strongly with opposition on a socially accepted level. Typically, when a person is labelled to be ‘persistent’, it is an unfavorable trait. But why is this? For this weeks’ edition, I…

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Utilitarianism and Robin Hood – are they ethically correct?

Sarah Suleman (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) Utilitarianism is the popular doctrine that an action is righteous if it promotes happiness and benefits a greater majority of people. English Philosopher and political radical Jeremy Benthan termed the basic principle of utilitarianism to be ‘the greatest…

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What is Surah Ibrahim’s Ayah 14 telling us?

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The Concept of Freedom

By Sarah Suleman, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Recently, on my way out, careful calibration of text caught my eye from a billboard. It was an Ayah from the Qur’an on freedom in which all of Mankind is instructed by the Almighty Lord to be…

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What really matters?

By Sarah Suleman, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It’s easy to forget what a marvelous gift life really is. Our lives, despite seeming all-encompassing account for only a single speck in the gist of our planet and the cosmos surrounding us. You can think of…

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