The Culture of Peace
|The Moros of
Mindanao have been brutalized over centuries of wars. Even today, with all the trimmings
of so-called agreements and governance, they are being continually pushed to a situation
where no amount of law and order will convince them that they should not convulse out of
their current displacement. Without the necessary accommodation ...the convulsion can only
be violent... Read the full article
Second part of a series on
Are The Times Really A Changin'?
freedom and human rights. To be dispensed with by whom and for whom? You'd think after all
the wars and aggressions the world has gone through all these centuries, and with all the
words and letters and chatting we've exchanged with each other in this recent information
age, we already have the answers to such questions. But then look again:
There is no plugging the leak, no
taming the monsters ... this time, loose on Chechnya. Blast in or blast
Read a related summary report on the raging conflicts of
the 20th century.
|Letters To The World
millennium turns, the elders of the world try to reach out to the future generation of
2050 with letters straight from the hearts and minds of a fading century.
In the words of Kofi Annan,
Secretary General of the United Nations, "From the sextant to the satellite, each
new technical breakthrough has allowed us to conquer the barrier of distance. Indeed,
today, people in different parts of the world are directly affected by each other's
actions more than ever before in human history..."
Read on Annan's
vision of peace for all cultures.
More letters by
|BUGS & BYTES Features
An Old Issue Article
1999. The Christmas Season is upon us. And so is the Muslim Ramadan Season and the holy
months extending up to Hajj. And yet how many people outside the Islamic world are aware
of Ramadan and the holy months and their significance, as much as they are aware of
Christmas or even Valentines like they were the air they breath?
Are the glass
windows attractive enough to bring in the customers?
Wisdom For All Times & Places
will Allah say:
"O Jesus the son of Mary!
Recount My favour
To thee and to thy mother.
Behold! I strengthened thee
With the holy spirit,
So that thou didst speak
To the people in childhood
And in maturity."
Who is Jesus
Christ? Find out more what the Qur'an says about the man, his birth, his miracles and his
position with God.
Excerpts from the
Qur'an, The Book of Wisdom. Don't shut it outright just because you are not a disciple....
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