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Q48: Why do Muslims keep beards?

Throughout history many people have kept beards in all parts of the world as far back as the Ancient Greeks, Ancient Egyptians and Babylonians and that was not a problem at all, although there were of course people who did not keep beards as well such as various Roman emperors. It is only in fairly… Continue reading Q48: Why do Muslims keep beards?

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A day at the Human Zoo

“What’s that?” “It’s an atomium!” “A what?” “An atomium! It’s a model that resembles an atom and symbolises the future growth of atomic energy in the world!” “Yeah, whatever!”   Being an 11-year-old, Jamie took little interest in what the World fair in Belgium, 1958, had to offer but only accompanied his parents reluctantly. This… Continue reading A day at the Human Zoo

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Q47: Why do Muslims try to overthrow their leaders? 

For better or for worse, it is nothing new for people to rise up against their governments and on occasion try to overthrow them. This has occurred on many occasions all over the world such as during the French Revolution, the Russian Revolution, the freedom movement in the US during the 1960s, the war in… Continue reading Q47: Why do Muslims try to overthrow their leaders? 

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Lessons from the Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

The Coronavirus pandemic of 2019 created all sorts of problems and inconveniences for people all over the world. While this is a difficult time, there are many lessons that can be learnt from the outbreak. Here are some possible lessons in no particular order:   -        Pay attention to personal hygiene: personal hygiene can go… Continue reading Lessons from the Covid-19 (Coronavirus)