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divorce

Increasing Divorce Rate in Pakistan

The family is the most important institution, and it is never static, but always dynamic, and it is responsible for human development through conjugal relationships. It is possible if marriages remain intact, but marriage rates have fallen, divorce rates have increased, and the distinguishing characteristics of marriage have changed in recent decades. Divorce is on […]

seraat-um-mustkeem

“Straight Path” Why We Call it a Golden Period

As a Pakistani national and as a Pakistani Muslim, we follow Islam in a way that is different from other parts of the world. Muslims with all schools of thoughts are living all over the world. It means the way Islam is practiced as a religion in our region is having some Islamic rituals that […]

organized religion

Organized Religion and Secular Societies

Will organized religion die out eventually? If so, is that a good thing? In modern times, more and more people are speaking out against organized religion. A popular stance from the opponents is observed. “We are not against individual religion. We are against organized religion. Religion should be everyone’s private matter!” Apparently, there is nothing […]

religion-tolerance

Tolerance in Every Religion

Religion is a sensitive subject for everyone, no matter what context it comes up in and where it’s being discussed. There have been many instances where it’s been easy to be tolerant of others and the ideas. However, we are not ready to listen and pay any attention. What happens to educated, intellectual human beings […]

nihilism

The Irrevocable Nihilism of Pakistan

United by religion, divided by the lack thereof Chaos comes from ignorance. Chaos comes from confusion. Chaos comes from dogmas and the inability to broaden one’s horizons limiting the mind to be a dark narrow prison. Ideology is what moved many Indian Muslims to start a struggle for independence. The unified ideology was one of […]

emotional abuse

Why Talk About Emotional Abuse?

When we talk about abuse, we don’t realize how many layers it has and how many different forms it can take. Sometimes the discussion remains incomplete because we are not able to look at the big picture. We are too busy trying to validate both parties because from the very beginning, we are taught that […]

student teacher relation

Why do we need empathy from our Teachers?

While writing on this subject, the first thing I noticed is the possibility of the existence of this question and also retaining a befitting answer to it. Empathy from a teacher, this thought gives rise to several questions. Shouldn’t it be a given that a teacher should already possess empathy? Is empathy a necessary trait […]

illusion

Revelations During Times of Uncertainty

Often people talking about tragedies they have been through sound rather fond of the very source of pain, that is, life itself. I always assumed it to be the masochistic nature of man. I thought relishing in pain might just be another contradictory factor in our psyche. But what I have learnt now is that […]

Democracy

Defacing Democracy in Low Literacy

Foreword: Contents of this article appeal to the educated lot (University graduates, teachers, scholars, religious leaders and sincere sections of media) in low literacy states for guiding the uneducated masses to cast their votes in respect of honest and truthful candidates who know the meaning of patriotism (dedication, contributions and sacrifices) if at all customary […]

Pakistan’s Religious Right Succumbs To Militancy

Pakistan’s Religious Right Succumbs To Militancy

The Killing of the Punjab governor is not an individual’s act, it is a mindset, and it is unacceptable. The recent gruesome murder of Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab – the most populous and prosperous of the four provinces of Pakistan, at the hands of a member of his personal security squad has stunned […]