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Is Intentional Weight Loss Fatphobic?

After experiencing fat-related trauma or knowing people who have, it is understandable if you are fatphobic. It could be a parent, sibling, neighbor, cousin, child, friend or you facing such challenges, even the thought of it could be draining. Fatphobia is simply the dread of fat or fat people. There’s a lot of stereotypes attached to being fat, so it’s easy to want to intentionally lose weight, to avoid dealing with these problems or reduce the risk altogether. Is Intentional Weight Loss Fatphobic? The answer to this is simply underlain by the reasons for which you’re clamping down on your Read More

How to Prevent Potential Rape

WHAT IS “SEXUAL ASSAULT”? Sexual assault is any type of sexual activity or contact that you do not consent to. It can happen through physical force or threats of force or if the attacker gave the victim drugs or alcohol as part of the assault. Sexual assault includes rape and sexual coercion. In an ideal world, understanding what is going on within yourself, and knowing how to defend yourself is really important nowadays.  There are a lot of factors to consider for you to be physically and mentally prepared during a high risk situation. Keep in mind that even when Read More

Who Was Considered The Greatest Physician In The Muslim World?

Humans have always sought means of healing themselves and curing any disease that afflict them. Herbs were boiled in medieval time to cure diseases and afflictions, and a poultice was applied to soothe the sore, aching or lesioned part of their body. Shamen were often consulted too for sacrifices. We have come a long way since then. Drugs are being patented daily to treat ailments. Who Is Considered To Be The Greatest Physician In The Muslim World? The greatest Physician In the Muslim World is Muhammed Ibn Zakariya Al Razi. Al Razi was the first man in history to document Read More

How Did The Muslim Trade Routes Affect The Development Of Agriculture?

Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs listed food, water, warmth, and the rest as Humans psychological needs. These psychological needs form the basic building block on which all other human needs depend on. Agriculture is the means through which food is produced for the populace. Man has continued to research means of improving agricultural yields. How did Muslim trade routes affect the development of Agriculture? The trade-dependent economy of the Arab and Islamic world enabled them to introduce crops to other parts of the world where they conducted their businesses. The Muslim traders also introduced their superior farming implement, techniques, and irrigation Read More

How Has Islamophobia Changed Since 9/11?

A young financial advisor sat at his desk beneath the North Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC). It was on a beautiful Tuesday morning, and he sat facing the window. He took a sip out of his latte coffee and a big bite out of his doughnut. BOOM! A plane crashed into the North Tower and it was all over. How has islamophobia changed since 9/11? “I was afraid to go outside. If I stayed inside, I couldn’t be mess up, except maybe with my words which I policed carefully. I couldn’t speed, I couldn’t frighten anyone, I couldn’t Read More

How to Fight Islamophobia?

On March 15th, 2019 during the Muslim Jumat prayer, an Islamophobia attack was carried out in two mosques in Christchurch New Zealand by an Australian man killing over 50 people. While Islamophobia attacks in New Zealand are rare occurrences, Islamophobia attacks are carried out almost every day in the globe. The question begging for answer is How do we fight Islamophobia in our society?  I am of the opinion that the best way time to stop or greatly reduce Islamophobia is by creating awareness about it. We need to help people understand what Islamophobia means, how to be religiously tolerant Read More