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Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 2

Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 1 Personal data Nothing on the internet is for free. Accessing websites using an internet browser will often lead to a cookie (small piece of data sent from the website to the user’s computer via the browser) being stored on the user’s …

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Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 1

    It is hardly surprising that the iconic founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, along with a number of other tech CEOs and venture capitalists would strictly control their children’s screen time.The prefrontal cortex of the teenage brain, that regulates behaviour and evaluates the consequences of actions, continues to develop …

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Everyone Stealing From Just About Anyone

   By Maulana Khalid Dhorat   Morality, religion and values have not only flown out of the window, but it seems that the ceiling has cracked wide open and all traces of shame, decency and Allah-consciousness has simply evaporated into thin air. We are indeed witnessing the time wherein Rasulullah …

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Anger – The True Enemy?

Contrary to popular sentiment, anger is not the bad guy. Like all emotions, anger is the body’s way of getting our attention when we feel threatened or endangered, both literally and hypothetically. Trying to rid ourselves of anger is a losing game, not the least of which because of the …

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Victims of Free-Mixing 

  Umm Muhammad, a woman over the age of 40, tells her story.   I lived a life of modest means with my husband. There was never any closeness and harmony, and my husband did not have the kind of strong personality that a woman would hope for, but his …

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6 Types Of Hayaa – Modesty

    Abu Hurairah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) narrated that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, “Faith or belief consists of more than sixty branches or parts, and Hayaa is a (big) part of faith”.   There is no true English definition of the word ‘Hayaa’ but the closest one can …

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What’s Gotten into Us – Staying Healthy in a Toxic World

    McKay Jenkins The author went for his regular medical checkup not anticipating any problems. Though middle aged, he was in good shape. He never smoked, ate all the right foods, and was a dedicated runner and cyclist. His only complaint was a faint, intermittent tightness in his hip, …

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Women Deserve Better

  From the beginning, we tell young girls they can do anything they want to do, they can be anyone they want to be. They are given access to great education, encouraged to further their studies and attain higher degrees. We push them to push themselves, to break boundaries, to …

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