Celebrity has merged human institutions into a “much-of-a-mulchness”, such that the values surrounding political leaders and infamous sex workers are becoming increasingly indistinguisable.
Intergalactic Fame (29 July 2011)
There is no god but God and Muhammad (aws) is God’s prophet and messenger; the purpose of life is to establish a loving relationship with The One through a hermeneutic engagement with God’s signs (ayat) in revelation , creation , and in the human mind and heart ; such a purpose requires a wholehearted commitment to learning in all its forms…Yakoub Islam
The Muslim Anarchist Charter rejects absolutely: all forms of violence and political coercion; all forms of racism and prejudice , including Islamophobia , homophobia and neurelitism.Yakoub Islam
There is, I believe, a great deal to be learned from faith traditions – from the ordinary people who practice them today; from their sacred texts and writings and artefacts; and from their histories. Faith traditions present a rich and diverse vein of human experience, and I am convinced that as with other humanities a serious interest in them is a cultural education in itself.Yakoub Islam
We’ve been listening into and watching your planet’s radio and television transmissions ever since Reginald Fessenden proclaimed, ‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men of good willies’, back in 1906. Since then, our research at the University of Weagu Tafrid has focused primarily on the concept of human “celebrity”.Yakoub Islam