MBS can easily be an acronym for Muawiya Bin abi Sufyan. Continue reading “M.B.S.”
Where do you draw the line between criticism and insult? Continue reading “On freedom”
Europa is the name of a princess from Lebanon in ancient Greek. Continue reading “Europa”
You lose something in a war even when you win the overall battle. Continue reading “Meaning of words”
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”
“Please reconsider!”; the ant said.
Continue reading “Mr Hasegawa, please reconsider!”
Some scholars compared one’s ego to a wild horse.
Continue reading “The Creator of the wild horse”