Smartphones restrict our access to information. Are they preventing our intellectual growth?

Smartphones restrict our access to information. Are they preventing our intellectual growth? What did we do? When we all had desktop computers way back in 2007, 8, 9, etc., we accessed too much information, we learned too many truths, many of us collectively researched across “the internet” and we found out things we weren’t supposed to know. And we posted about them and linked to references. Oops. Well now you’ve done it. In fact, we all did it. So the system is reacting. The system responded. The system created Smart Phones as a response to the population accessing way too much data and learning farRead More →

“I shall watch with keenness the work of your Research Organization in evolving banking practices compatible with Islamic ideals of social and economic life. The economic system of the West has created almost insoluble problems for humanity and to many of us it appears that only a miracle can save it from disaster that is now facing the world.” “It has failed to do justice between man and man and to eradicate friction from the international field. On the contrary, it was largely responsible for the two world wars in the last half century, The Western world, in spite of its advantages of mechanization andRead More →

Pakistan is a country of wonders. We have a President, who is the beneficiary of an assassination, inheritor of the political party through will and stigmatic with 10 percent all over the world. It is a place where the incumbent President can rape any woman or molest any boy by the dent of Article 248 (2) of the Constitution. It is a where Prime Minister is disqualified by the highest court and he still hang on till he is given the marching orders. We have a system of democracy where the Speaker of the assembly becomes the Chief Judge and the spurious constitutional experts wouldRead More →

  [en] The Prime minister of a nuclear armed nation is being interviewed by CNN. He is asked, “ Do you know 34% of your people want to leave their country?” The Prime minister replies, “Why don’t they go, who is stopping them!” What unfortunate country can this be, which has such senseless leaders? This is Pakistan and the leader is the infamous Syed Youef Raza Gillani. How can you stop the brain drain  and migration of intellectual, technical and other professionals  from the country, where the highest designator bears this approach? We are already suffering from a ‘brain drain’ and this careless and indifferentRead More →