Once upon a time, a man from Basra, Iraq, had a bedouin as a guest. Continue reading “Mathematical division, bedouin style”
‘Not a thing’ or ‘nothing’ … nothingness is now qualified by some as a ‘maximum nothingness‘.
Who knows? Next we might have ‘minimum nothingness’ or even ‘mean nothingness’!
You should educate yourself, but do not be deluded by titles. Continue reading “A scientist is just a creature”
I grew up in a small farm like house. Continue reading “Our bees”
MBS can easily be an acronym for Muawiya Bin abi Sufyan. Continue reading “M.B.S.”
A man known as Hatim alAsam [died 237 Hijra / ~851 CE] from Balkh said:
“If you want to walk our path then you must take on four attributes of death:
1. White death
2. Black death
3. Red death and
4. Green death
As to the white death, it is hunger;
The black death is the ability to withstand pain caused by people;
The red death is the ability to oppose one’s unlawlful desires;
And the green death is to ‘wear patched materials one on top of the other’.
I have read Tolstoy’s virulent criticism of Shakespeare. Continue reading “Shakespeare explains Muawiya”
“They all worship You out of fear from Fire,
And they see being saved a great fortune;
Or to dwell in Gardens and be privileged,
With castles and drinks from fountains;
I seek no share in Gardens or Fire,
I seek no replacement to my Beloved!”
Rabia Al-Adawiya [Born 100 Hijra / 717 CE and died 135 Hijra / 796 CE]