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Is the city a refuge? Cleanthes of Assos and Norbert Elias on civilisation.

When humans reflect on the transition of the species to its current, civilised state, this change is typically portrayed in terms of the developments of modernity. 2,322 more words

Will Johncock

Young Woman Refrains From Grabbing Phone Off Of 'Puzzled' Fellow Commuter!

A certain young woman is reported to have practiced severe self restraint on her journey home from work this evening.

Witnesses claim to have seen the young woman sit down behind a slightly older woman. 95 more words

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Unmoved In My Wrath

…And I, wracked by frustration,

Stood enraged and appalled

By the scene unfolding.

Never had I bragged

Of my prowess or strength

Nor of my power or might, 65 more words



Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) asked Allah to refuge him from sadness, inability and laziness.

Exercising pushes away laziness and negative feelings.

It invites activity and positive energy. 61 more words




Foster silence

To not react

Hold it in

For as long as you can


The month of Ramadan is the world’s most widespread fast and yet its teachings are minimised, neglected and even betrayed (through literal application of rules that overlooks their ultimate objective). 50 more words


Alma 61 - True Freedom

Alright! Last night was crazy here, y’all. We had a huge thunderstorm where the lightning was constantly lighting up my room, and it must’ve been close, cuz the boom-booms were shaking my entire house. 687 more words