Books

Arguments

Arguments aren’t bad for you, if you know how to disagree

Dr. Jeff DeGraff |Conflict is everywhere. On social media and late night television, e see never-ending arguments about politics, religion, or generational gaps. What...
Lunar and Solar eclipses: how and why astronomical study originated

Lunar and Solar eclipses: how and why astronomical study originated

In August, a total solar eclipse will traverse America for the first time in nearly a century. So many tourists are expected to flood...
Books

Books as decoration: How have we made hypocrites out of ourselves!

Huda Mahmood |Education and books are as closely related as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, Rahel and Estha, Fred and George, and Joey and...
bookstore

Why is the Iranian government opening the world’s biggest bookstore?

Holly Dagres |There is a conundrum facing Iranian officials. The government, on the one hand, wants Iranians to read more. At the same time,...
fukuyama

Was Fukuyama really wrong in his ‘End of History’ predictions?

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Francis Fukuyama’s The End of History and the Last Man (1992). Rarely read but often denigrated, it might be the...
Greek

Muslim Civilization: Essential Bridge & Connect between Ancient Greek & Modern...

In European antiquity, philosophers largely wrote in Greek. Even after the Roman conquest of the Mediterranean and the demise of paganism, philosophy was strongly...
Rich

10 Must Read Books To Get Rich

The journey to get rich requires certain tools. Although many seem to ignore this, books can help you build your mind, zeal, and knowledge...
on war and democracy

War and Democracy in the age of Trump

War and democracy in the age of Trump John Keane|The ancient Greek historian Herodotus once observed that Persian rulers indulged the habit of getting drunk...

Depictions of the Dragon in an early Islamic astrological manuscript

Zahra Khan | Nov 15, 2016 Similar to today’s contemporary culture, pictorial representations in early Islamic manuscripts and literature were highly influenced by social and...

What Is a TinyLetter? Like Ye Olde Blog, but Less Public

Let’s recap — not the election or imposture of Mr. Trump, but the trajectory of the mass-distributed personal update. In the beginning, there was...

With ‘Pink’ And Chetan Bhagat’s New Book, Feminism Is In Danger...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGpp76LU8sU Does feminism need to win a popularity contest? It would help. There are too many intelligent women (and men) out there who believe it...
classics

Top Ten Must Read Literary Classics

The Global Vision team has come up with a list of our own Top 10 favorite literary classics. We are touching the iceberg here...
video

48 Laws of Power

This 11 minute video is a brief animated version of the book. It gives you insights into the 48 laws of power and how...
millionairesvideo

75% of self-made millionaires report reading at least 2 books a...

Orissa I have always loved reading since I was a child. I would go to the library and return with 10 plus book and then...
video

Elif Shafak Reading from Honour

Orissa Manchester I still remember today, the night when my mother and her sister sat on the sofa whispering about a distant uncle living in London,...
video

Elif Shafak on the Power of Fiction

Listen to Elif Shafak eloquently point out why we should read fiction...Fiction speaks to our hearts and connects us with each other. In comparison...
Animal Farm’ by George Orwell

Why you must read: ‘Animal Farm’ by George Orwell?

Moeed Pirzada |Why must you read: Animal Farm by George Orwell? Let me tell you a short story or call it an example. I...
lost history

Lost history …!

Moeed Pirzada |Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers and Artists. By Michael Hamilton Morgan, (National Geographic) – Anyone interested in reading...
triple agent

The triple agent’: The final days of the suicide bomber who...

Moeed Pirzada |By Joby Warrick, Published The CIA believed he was a “golden source,” a top-secret informant who had penetrated al-Qaeda and brought the...

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