04.28.08

The Islamization of the Law

Posted in Islamist, Kuwait, Politics at 7:39 pm by Haider

One of the most meaningless and misleading agendas ever to make an appearance on the political stage is the call for the Islamization of the law. In this post, I wish to explain why this is the case, as well as explain the popularity of such a call in many Muslim countries. Read the rest of this entry »

04.27.08

New Concepts, Old Templates

Posted in Knowledge at 9:46 am by Haider

We are constantly exposed to new ideas that can expand our thinking and shed new light on the knowledge we possess. However, rather than understand these ideas for what they are, we often associate them with what we already know, and assume that they are identical. This limits our ability to acquire new knowledge and distorts the new information we come across. Read the rest of this entry »

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