The blasphemy around us

by: Ayaz Amir

The News

If Islam stands for anything, it is for a just society, free from want and oppression. There is, thus, in Islam no blasphemy greater than a child dying of hunger, a child begging for bread, a woman drowning herself and her children, as has frequently happened in the Islamic Republic, because the burden of life was too much for her, a man throwing himself before an onrushing train because of poverty.

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WHY SHOULD I BE SAD?

A man proposed a woman who rejected his proposal. Amazingly the man was not SAD. Friends asked him “WHY YOU ARE NOT SAD ALTHOUGH WE KNOW VERY WELL THAT YOU WERE SO EXITED TO MARRY HER”. The man replied “WHY SHOULD I BE SAD? I LOST ONE WHO NEVER LOVED ME WHERE SHE LOST ONE WHO REALLY LOVED HER”

via – Najamuddin Ghanghro

Democracy versus dictatorship

by: Dr. Syed Ehtisham

The worst ‘democracy’ is better than the best dictatorship, as democracy is a sociological and political step forward. Democracy is a function of capitalism, while dictatorship is a function of pre-capitalist tribal -monarchical- feudal-agricultural-mercantile- stages of society.

The West proceeded to the capitalist stage from the mercantile stage, while the Ottoman empire reverted to agricultural mode and other countries stayed put. Pakistan stayed in the feudal stage while India moved to early capitalist stage.

Courtesy: CRDP, Jun 10, 2010