A New Series About Scholars & Academics From The Past

Why the change? Previously when I was writing on this blog page of mine, I as writing articles about interesting Islamic leaders from the past as well as their biographies. Some of them tended to be viewed as controversial people. The term controversial doesn’t have to have negative connotations surrounding it. It just meant thatContinue reading “A New Series About Scholars & Academics From The Past”

Why You Should Move Out For Uni?

From time to time I’ll write a personal blog that isn’t about news, politics, literature, health etc. Just a personal blog where I just write about my experiences and attempt to express myself. Luckily, for anyone who is deciding to move out for university this post might just convince you to do so. It’s beenContinue reading “Why You Should Move Out For Uni?”

Why is History Important?

History has always been a fundamental subject that everyone has come across during their lives. As humans we live in the present moment and we constantly think about the future. How do we navigate through our future without making terrible mistakes? How do we arrive where we are now? Who will tell us what hasContinue reading “Why is History Important?”

Why is Fantasy Important?

Fantasy is one of the most common genres that people read. Perhaps one of the first ever books that you have ever might have been a fantasy book. Due to television adaptations (like HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones) and many other films over the years, the fantasy genre has become a huge part ofContinue reading “Why is Fantasy Important?”

How To Read Consistently?

Recently I began a new reading schedule which allowed me to start reading consistently again. In the past, I would read for hours daily and keep that momentum up for months. However, after suffering from an academic burn-out, I lost the ability to do that. However, my recent changes have allowed me to rebuild myContinue reading “How To Read Consistently?”

How to Get Over an Academic Burn-Out?

For around 2 years, I was suffering from an academic burn-out without even realising it. That was a real shame because, at times, I thought that something might have been wrong with me since I felt ‘off’. Of course, it is important to tell loved ones about the state of your mental health however, sometimes,Continue reading “How to Get Over an Academic Burn-Out?”

What is my exciting new reading project?

During the past few weeks, I spent a lot of my time reading and analysing Mortimer Adler’s ‘How to read a book’ which is a touchstone of a book. As simple as the title might appear, the book teaches the readers what reading really is, the different levels of reading as well as the differentContinue reading “What is my exciting new reading project?”

Can You Be Illiterate Despite Being Literate?

A wise person once said the definition of being literate is the ability to understand everything you read and the ability to articulate your thoughts. Unfortunately, in our time, people generally assume that they are all literate because they could literally read and write. In this paper, I will discuss whether or not someone couldContinue reading “Can You Be Illiterate Despite Being Literate?”