GHAZALI & SUFISM

Sufism is an esoteric religion that overlaps with philosophy. So, we can posit Sufism is a way of being. Also, I should like to point out that Sufism in Persia (Iran) was a movement that began to transgress the exoteric-and institutionalized- Islam that was appropriated by the rulers of the region to control society. So […]

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 SOME THOUGHTS ON HABERMAS

I believe that an inquiry into issues of social justice can benefit greatly from critical theory. Habermas has believed that human beings are unnecessarily oppressed by implicit cultural ideologies. Therefore when a research uses critical theory as its framework its goal will necessarily become one of making the implicit belief systems explicit. In other words […]

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 IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE LIKE THIS

It has been close to thirty years since neoliberalism and what Henry Giroux has called “the new gilded age” has brought us new conditions like globalization and militarism resulting in inconceivable inequalities, which is supported by a corporate-owned media that daily give us empty messages about “war on terror,” “support the troops,” “we need change,” “Israel […]

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