“If you want to free a society,
just give them internet access.
Because people, the young guys, you know,
are all going to go out and see biased media,
see the truth about other nations
and their own nation
and they’re going to be able to
contribute and collaborate together.”
Curation of international news, visuals, music - and our stories and conversation. And
Promise of obviating past
“The starting point of spirituality is to look at nature and what is natural in a new way. Convert your sight, convert the way you look at things. The way you look at things is a mirror. Look at nature as if it is a gift.”
I was curious about that conference - because the body invited him (Islamic Renaissance Front, Malaysia) sounds so radical (in terms of reforming Islam).
From this blog by Din Merican (who quotes Colin Powell “Don’t Let those Bastards Get You Down”) and IRF (Islamic Renaissance Front: http://www.irfront.org/ - in Malaysia). I think they are the ones hosted? this Tariq Ramadan talk/conference “Rethinking Islamic Reform” (Malaysia version. UK/Oxford University conference was the start/origin.)