This absolutely touches my soul. This tree was alive when the Prophet Muhammad walked on the Earth. This tree was probably alive when Christ walked on the Earth. This tree might have been alive during the time of Moses.
I saw this article on the murder of Shi’ah in Karachi a couple of weeks ago. I didn’t want to do another article on Muslim-on-Muslim violence; they weren’t anything new. Last night, I had a conversation with a friend and something occurred to me: Pakistan is a Muslim country, at least 99% of the population is Muslim. There are some Christians, and the Ahmadis (different post) were declared non-Muslim, otherwise the assumption is that everyone in Pakistan is a Muslim. The Ahmadiyya situation indicates that the Sunni majority could work to legally have the Shi’ah declared non-Muslim, like in Saudi…
Having just come from a conference in Cairo, I can agree that everyone will want to give you directions, regardless of what they know, and everyone says “insha’allah” every second word. However, the worst culprits of the second act are British Muslims at the conference who seemed really insecure about any identification they had. Cairo, Egypt
This ruling (Don’t Reincarnate Without Permission) really has to be one of the stupidest things I’ve heard. Communism seems to have made the communist leadership a little daft. Marx was close, but wrong. Anything that imbues people with a sense of power can be turned into an opiate for the masses. Technorati Tags: Buddhism, China, communism, reincarnation