Muhammad Ahsan Kureshi

  • Basically, every big company in the world is now offering a work-from-home option in one way or another. Let’s jump back to 2019 for a second. Can you imagine this option in a pre-covid world? The most that was happening back then was outliers like Sweden trying a 4-day work week. Or, we had ...

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  • Yes, the Unhinged is remixing our religion. Indeed, his devotees are undeterred, and nothing written on these pages will weaken their resolve. The truth is that this is not the first time the remixing has happened. In many ways, this is old news. The reaction of his followers is old news as well. ...

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  • Recently, an article on Irrfan Khan written by Abhrajyoti Chakraborty for Hazlitt sneaked into my twitter feed. What followed was a rabbit hole dive that had me watching and re-watching a few of Khan’s works. I’ll limit my focus to two of these for this writeup: the ‘Namesake’, and his ...

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  • I’m reading ‘The homoerotics of Orientalism’ by Joseph Boone these days and its cover photo has quite a story to tell once googled and cross-referenced/read. The cover photo is that of a young boy, maybe 10 or 15 years old, who seems to be from the Middle East and North African (MENA)region. ...

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  • So, let’s talk comics. Here are a few instances: A child is sent to another world by their father to guide the people of that planet on the right way to live and survive. That child, eventually, gives their life to save the people they have been sent to guide. But they return for they are, after ...

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  • In Christianity, the divine and the mundane combine. Jesus was both a god and a human. The clergy in a church is sacred so, they too are divine. Churches that carry sacraments are sacred as well. The pope is sacred. And, historically, once sanctioned by the church, the ruler too is sacred. In all ...

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  • Last week’s article started off with an anecdote. I’d recommend you to mental-paste it here before you proceed.In May, I ended up attending a conference on religion and theology here in northern Europe. In one session, a researcher offered her analysis on Islam and music. This researcher, with ...

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  • Let’s start with a hypothetical anecdote: You’re on a tennis field playing against your arch-rival. On the side benches sits a man. He’s both the head of the selecting committee and is also the medical specialist. Yes, in this hypothetical world, power is concentrated to a selected few. The ...

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  • Humanism is often portrayed as an integral feature of European identity. It is here in Europe that there is respect for a human and their life/rights irrespective of their political, religious, traditional, national, ethnical, or cultural realities. The Europeans, in that sense, are shown to have ...

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