Category Archives: Commentary

The Great Books – Audio Book links (Part 1)

These are the Great Books, a list created by Mortimer Alder. I’ve linked to the audio book version whenever possible. The Syntopicon: An Index to the Great Ideas Angel to Love The Syntopicon (continued) Man to World Homer Iliad Odyssey Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes Aeschylus. Plays Sophocles. Plays (in progress) Euripides. Plays (in progress) Aristophanes. […]

Five Dangerous Assumptions

Whether speaking on the job, to the public, preaching to a congregation, or just talking to a group of friends, I found the info in this article by Larry Moyer entitled “The Five Most Dangerous Assumptions in Preaching” to contain some useful points. Here’s a summary [with a few personal tweaks]: A group of high-wealth […]

Five Essential Tips For Every …

… [insert your title here] I found this over @ Shariq Ghani’s site today, good stuff, I think its applicable to more than just activism, here’s a summary: No matter how noble your cause there will always be a group of people who will vehemently stand against you for no particular reason. 1. They will […]

Mustafa Zarka – A list of his works:

Mustafa Zarka, one of the most prolific scholars of the last century, was a rarity amongst intellectuals. Not only had he mastered the Hanafi school of jurisprudence, reached the level of tackling higher legal debate outside of his specific school, but had also studied western law to the extent that he could see the need […]