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Science, Technology, Environment & Ethics

Science, Technology, Environment & Ethics (23)

The Topics gathered here address pressing issues in Environmental Sciences, Medical & Biological Ethics, urban design and food production, enlightened use of Technology for human wellbeing, as well as re-thinking the function and role of Knowledge and Rationality from Islamic perspectives. Muslim thinkers and professionals must enrich the boundaries of contemporary ‘Islamic’ discourse by creatively drawing nourishment from their profound ethico-spiritual heritage and authentic rational–epistemic roots. This journey may potentially contribute to the emergence of a genuine Islamic alternative which integrates cosmology, soul-science, human-oriented technologies, and sustainable knowledge applications promoting a truly universal science which recognizes the transcendent source of Life.


 

Returning to Islam

Hikmah

Righteousness is good morality, and wrongdoing is that which wavers in your soul and which you dislike people finding out about. - Hadith: An-Nawawis Forty Hadith, Number 27.

Quotable Quotes

After three days without reading, talk becomes flavourless - Chinese proverb

Humour Without Malice

Ahmad was speaking to his friend and shared his hapiness with him. So he said that he is fortunate to have been given two very special gifts in life. The friend was listening - there was a pause. He then asked: what are they Ahmad?Ahmad replied: one is a very good memory that God has given me. Ahmad paused again, and when his friend asked: what is the second one? Ahmad replied: Oh, wait a minute, I am trying to remember!

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