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29 Aug, 2011

Al-Ahram Weekly | An equal and opposite reaction

So goes one of the fundamental laws of physics. In the face of recent “actions” in the West — economic crisis and rampant Islamophobia, there is an inexorable “reaction”, as the eternal values of Islam continue to manifest themselves

Ramadan exemplifies the powerful spiritual calling of Islam. Dry fasting is more a test of the spirit and the will, proof of devotion, than just some health gimmick. And it is precisely this cultivation of mass “mind over matter” that frustrates Western secularists, so used to indulging every consumer fetish on a whim.

via Al-Ahram Weekly | Culture | An equal and opposite reaction.