A Qualitative Study of Ramadan in Egypt

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A qualitative study across class and gender of the transient mini-verse of Ramadan in Egypt. by Amanda Tapp “Ramadan is an example of how humans differentiate themselves as different from any other type of being - the spiritual value you get from fasting, from understanding what it means to fast. Understanding that your mind is … Continue reading A Qualitative Study of Ramadan in Egypt

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Deciding to stay in Egypt during COVID-19 as a Chinese-British Woman

COVID-19: The unasked for mirror of humanity and the individual. On Monday March 16th, Egypt announced it would close all the airports for two weeks. As a 24-year-old British-Chinese UK citizen, I decided to stay in Egypt during the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic is a testament to humanity and the unasked-for mirror of ourselves.  When … Continue reading Deciding to stay in Egypt during COVID-19 as a Chinese-British Woman

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A Call for Pedagogical Reform

"There is a fundamental crisis in our global education system. Today's global education systems are primarily designed in the form of disciplinary learning. This method of disciplinary learning constrains the learner into a number of commandment that must be the underlying basis and start towards analysing and examining the subject matter."

My Experience as a Non-Muslim of Ramadan in Egypt

Every Muslim I've talked to that is fasting is happily doing it for ربنا ("rabana", our Lord), and doesn't complain. After having studied and read about Ramadan so much, it is infinitely more rich and beautiful when witnessing it all around you, for miles and miles. About 24% of the world is Muslim, which means that a large portion of almost a fourth of the world is currently fasting. That's something to think about.