Reading John Locke, while you are a Muslim, makes you wonder whether he was a Muslim or not. His theories especially those of human understanding and humans as individuals resemble so much to Islamic doctrines that one cannot stop comparing the two (although incongruous in some parts). His emphasis on humans as individual beings who…… Continue reading Was John Locke a Muslim?
My research starts with the name of Thomas Hobbes, said to be the founding father of social studies. But to me he seemed to have a rather perplexed mind, and Leviathan is his great masterpiece, which perfectly shows this complexity and alienated feelings. Hobbes believed humans are by nature evil; therefore, should be ruled! It…… Continue reading Thomas Hobbes
There has been a long history of conflict between religion and reason since the creation of Adam and the sending of prophets. The desire of each religion’s adherents to prove themselves as true and the rest as misguided in order to gain privilege to rule over (them) has nothing to do with God and…… Continue reading Object X
I believe human life (both in the individual and collective sense) is a puzzle. The pieces will ultimately fall in place, but if they don’t (in certain times and places), there must have been something wrong with the cause of disconnectedness; which has to be corrected, upgraded, or changed in some sort. Likewise, when looking at the…… Continue reading The Puzzle
This weblog is an attempt to record my research on studying Imam Sajjad, shiite’s 4th Imam’s, Human Rights Statement and how it can be implemented in the 21st century of politicized human rights.