IKIM Views


IKIM Views

Scientism versus integrated learning

According to Islamic tradition, science alone cannot give access to the three levels of knowledge.

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Ramadan – a month of self reflection

ALL Malaysians, regardless of ethnicity or religious beliefs, know well the importance of the month of Ramadan. Because we live side by side, our cultural and religious practices are familiar to one another. Two simple observations come to mind in relation to Ramadan – that Muslims will fast and some res­taurants will be closed during the day.

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Light at the end of the tunnel

THE results of GE14 have shone an extraordinary light at the end of the 60-year-old independence tunnel.

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Lessons in history on governance

11th century Persian leader Nizam al-Mulk has much to teach us about infrastructure, education, taxes and fighting corruption.

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Islam promotes safe births

OBSTETRICS and gynaecology are combined in medical practice to ensure the health of the mother during pregnancy and childbirth.

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Power, politics and trust go together

Those in positions of authority must be just and moral when fulfilling their duties.

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Encrypted risks of cryptocurrency

We hear a lot about initial coin offerings these days, but everybody is on the learning curve.

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Being human in the 21st century

Spirituality will always matter amid the innovation, sophistication and disruption.

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Nation branding and TN50

BEHIND a country’s wealth and success are the policies that create its possibilities, the people that drive its efforts and the perspective or world views that shape its values.

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Self-mastery is the key to better politics

WITH GE14 imminent and the politicians in a mood for campaigning, the political temperature in Malaysia is rising. Even so, all these years, the tranquillity of our life has, more often than not, already been affected by political issues.

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Equality and the next revolution

Malaysia has a grand vision for 2050, and it’s a vision for everyone.

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How to regain past glory in science

MODERN Muslims tend to be nostalgic about the tremendous legacy of science left behind by Muslim scientists of centuries past. Many Muslims today can probably name some of these great figures who have been recognised as “fathers” of various fields of science.