The Mirror of Words

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You know what the most terrifying thing about writing is? The moment when you look at what you’ve written and see a mirror reflecting those parts of you that you try so hard to bury.
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Layers of Interaction

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We humans are social beings. For the most part, we all have a desire to interact and connect with one another. But we don’t always interact on the same level with each other. From my own experience, I gather that there are four layers of interaction: atmosphere, surface, mantle and core. Continue reading “Layers of Interaction”

Analyzing The Words “Religion”, “Faith” and “Deen”

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I don’t like the word “religion”.

This may seem odd, considering that I am a Muslim and consider myself a religious person. But one thing I’ve learned from studying the English language is that a single word can carry with it many unpleasant connotations. Continue reading “Analyzing The Words “Religion”, “Faith” and “Deen””