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William Tarpai commented on Hassan Mustafa's blog post Stabilizing Afghanistan
"This is a good paper as it relates to 'military speak', and allow me to underline costly options.   A senior Afghan official told me in Tampa several years ago, that employing Afghan youth was very critical to achieving peace. Is it…"
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Kant’s Notion of Enlightenment: Influence on Rawls and Arendt

 IntroductionMy difficulty is only an – enormous – difficulty of expression.-          Ludwig Wittgenstein[1]             The notion of enlightenment that transpires from Kant’s epigraph,[2] central focus is establishing reason as the precursor and salient feature of every civilized and progressive society rather than tradition and mythology. Moreover, the principal premise in a resounding manner not only declares barbarianism and…See More
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Kant’s Notion of Enlightenment: Influence on Rawls and Arendt

 IntroductionMy difficulty is only an – enormous – difficulty of expression.-          Ludwig Wittgenstein[1]             The notion of enlightenment that transpires from Kant’s epigraph,[2] central focus is establishing reason as the precursor and salient feature of every civilized and progressive society rather than tradition and mythology. Moreover, the principal premise in a resounding manner not only declares barbarianism and…See More
Aug 16, 2016
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Food Security and Poverty in Rural and Urban Afghanistan: Post 9/11

IntroductionWell, whiles I am a beggar, I will railAnd say there is no sin but to be rich;And being rich, my virtue then shall be,To say there is no vice but beggary. -          Shakespeare, King John[1] “For thirty years I have run my business on one principle”, remarked the banker in negotiation with Goetz, in Sartre’s Devil and the Good Lord, “that self-interest directs the world”.[2] The notion in a resounding manner promulgates…See More
Aug 12, 2016
Hassan Mustafa's blog post was featured

Food Security and Poverty in Rural and Urban Afghanistan: Post 9/11

IntroductionWell, whiles I am a beggar, I will railAnd say there is no sin but to be rich;And being rich, my virtue then shall be,To say there is no vice but beggary. -          Shakespeare, King John[1] “For thirty years I have run my business on one principle”, remarked the banker in negotiation with Goetz, in Sartre’s Devil and the Good Lord, “that self-interest directs the world”.[2] The notion in a resounding manner promulgates…See More
Aug 12, 2016
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Pakistan's Cycle of Violence

In Plato’s Apology, Socrates famously remarked, that, “the unexamined life is not worth living”. The aphorism sheds light on one of the founding principles of philosophy and intellectual enquiry. It was a fundamental part of philosophical life till George Eliot took up the task and decided to challenge Socrates by asserting that, “life examined too closely might not be lived at all.” The question of examining one’s life is usually brushed off as an abstract and theoretical proposition that has…See More
Feb 16, 2016
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Women and Islam – A Historical and Theological Examination

IntroductionThe lovers have built from the evil of the eye underground houses like the city of Rayy.There is no worse torture than knowledge; alas for him who remains in good and evil.Those women of Egypt in their unselfedness suffered wounds and did not utter “Woe!”– Rumi “You were the first to teach us something absolutely fundamental: the indignity of speaking for…See More
Feb 2, 2016
Hassan Mustafa's blog post was featured

Women and Islam – A Historical and Theological Examination

IntroductionThe lovers have built from the evil of the eye underground houses like the city of Rayy.There is no worse torture than knowledge; alas for him who remains in good and evil.Those women of Egypt in their unselfedness suffered wounds and did not utter “Woe!”– Rumi “You were the first to teach us something absolutely fundamental: the indignity of speaking for…See More
Feb 2, 2016
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Evolution of ‘anti-political cultural policy’ among the philosophes after the French Revolution and after WW2

IntroductionThe philosopher treats a question; like an illness.Ludwig Wittgenstein[1]             “The state intervention in cultural matters has always proved certain mistrust on the part of French intellectuals”, wrote Remy Rieffel in an encyclopedia entry on French Intellectuals and Cultural Policy, “who are inclined to be individualist and anti-authoritarian” (Ahearne, 2006, p. 324). The central reason behind such an attitude according to Rieffel is…See More
Jan 28, 2016
Hassan Mustafa's blog post was featured

Evolution of ‘anti-political cultural policy’ among the philosophes after the French Revolution and after WW2

IntroductionThe philosopher treats a question; like an illness.Ludwig Wittgenstein[1]             “The state intervention in cultural matters has always proved certain mistrust on the part of French intellectuals”, wrote Remy Rieffel in an encyclopedia entry on French Intellectuals and Cultural Policy, “who are inclined to be individualist and anti-authoritarian” (Ahearne, 2006, p. 324). The central reason behind such an attitude according to Rieffel is…See More
Jan 28, 2016
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Stabilizing Afghanistan

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 12:29pm 1 Comment

Introduction

In a state of affairs objects fit into one another like links of a chain.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

Afghanistan has been in turmoil for decades now, since its independence Afghanistan’s government legitimacy has been challenged by the actors from within the country supported by actors from the outside – there were several groups that begun insurgency separately but most of them became part of a major movement over the years. During British…

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Comparing Inequalities in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s Education System

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 12:26pm 0 Comments

Introduction

One could also say that the feeling gave the words truth.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

“The degree of equality in education that we can reasonably hope to attain, but that should be adequate”, remarked Condorcet in one of his seminal works The Sketch “is that which excludes all dependence, either forced or voluntary” (Condorcet & Lukas, 2012). The premise asserted by Condorcet, promulgates the importance of quality of…

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Anti-Political Cultural Policy among the Philosophes

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 12:20pm 0 Comments

The philosopher treats a question; like an illness.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

“The state intervention in cultural matters has always proved certain mistrust on the part of French intellectuals”, wrote Remy Rieffel in an encyclopaedia entry on French Intellectuals and Cultural Policy, “who are inclined to be individualist and anti-authoritarian” (Ahearne, 2006, p. 324). The central reason behind such an attitude according to Rieffel is preservation…

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Kant’s Notion of Enlightenment: Influence on Rawls and Arendt

Posted on August 12, 2016 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

 

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