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Ibn Khaldun and Karl Marx: Five Centuries of History and Two Civilisations Apart, Yet Remarkably Similar

By Muhammad Ahmedullah*

London, 22 October 2014 (Alochonaa): Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406) and Karl Marx (1818-1883) are separated by five centuries of history and two civilizations and yet they exhibit some very important similarities. 3,308 more words



What priority does house cleaning hold in your life?  I don’t think I was born a cleaner. I don’t mind cleaning, even if I dust today, it will magically appear to be there again tomorrow. 54 more words


Does Conscription Have Any Merits?


noun \kən-ˈskrip-shən\

The practice of ordering people by law to serve in the armed forces (taken from Merriam Webster website).

As a pacifist I am not exactly smitten with the idea of conscription. 175 more words


Chaotic Division

Although I enjoy the sound of it, the flow and its logic,
what basis does solidarity have within this world?
If humankind is not united after many thousands of years, 33 more words


Putting our words to practice...

Where do we go post-Camino to have a break and relax? We go to Paris, where else? And moreover, we are hoping that the lessons we have learnt on the Camino have stuck, and where else to practice than a city with 2.2 million people and where 27 million tourists come to visit a year. 260 more words

Positive Thinking

Can You Solve This?

There was a link to this lesson in the most recent TED Ed newsletter, and I immediately jumped at the challenge. I’m a bit competitive sometimes;) 113 more words