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Eid Mubarak

Posted: August 8, 2013 in Celebrations, Islam, Prayer
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May this ……
Eid bring God Endless Blessings.
Eid bring Fun, Eid bring Happiness.
Eid bring fresh love ….
EID MUBARAK to You with all best wishes.

Muslims pray together in Moscow at Eid al-Fitr

“Bradley Manning should be regarded as a hero. He is doing what an honest, decent citizen should be doing: letting your population know what the government, the people who rule you are doing. They want to keep it secret of course.”
Noam Chomsky


Manning Supporters Sign Petition to Serve Prison Time

These types of stereotypes and misinformation about Islam and Muslims are often blamed on ignorance, and many argue that education is the best way to dispell these misconceptions. However, when it comes to outright bigotry, Aslan argues that the problem isn’t ignorance. Bigotry stems from fear, he says—and fear cannot be quelled through education.

“The only way that you can battle fear is through relationships,” he explains. “Polls show that if you just know one Muslim that it cuts in half your negativity rating of Islam…because if you know a person…then you can’t see him as just a symbol.” Further, he says that the simple act of “opening up [your] eyes and looking around,” can change many of the outlandish beliefs about the Eastern world—simply by taking the time to understand how nonsensical most of them are.

Top 10 misconceptions about Islam

http://listverse.com/2009/07/10/top-10-misconceptions-about-islam/

Fatima Al-fihri a woman from Morocco who dedicated her wealth to build the first and the the oldest university in the world. This university is called Al-Karaouine.

The historic university is actually recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest degree-granting university in the world. Moreover, UNESCO considers Al-Karaouine to have been a university since its founding.

http://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2012/10/59056/al-karaouin-of-fez-the-oldest-university-in-the-world/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatima_al-Fihri