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Random Thoughts

It has been, it seems, at least two years since I have logged in to my WordPress account. However, I have not forgotten my little blog, nor my enormous ambition when I graduated from college five years ago of being a … Continue reading

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Fear breeds the very thing one is afraid of

I once read an answer on Quora that said something along the lines of “fear breeds the very thing that one is afraid of.” The example given was how germophobes are actually the ones who spread germs by peeing all … Continue reading

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[Thinking Out Loud] What to do with the feeling of emptiness

By (the Token of) Time (through the ages), Verily Man is in loss, Except such as have Faith, and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of Truth, and of Patience and Constancy. Qur’an (103:1-3) Problem Lately, … Continue reading

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Abstraction, intuition, and the “monad tutorial fallacy”

Originally posted on blog :: Brent -> [String]:
While working on an article for the Monad.Reader, I’ve had the opportunity to think about how people learn and gain intuition for abstraction, and the implications for pedagogy. The heart of the…

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the purpose of this blog

In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, In 8 days, I will graduate from college insha’Allah*. I am starting this blog to keep me on track on seeking knowledge. I will assign myself insha’Allah at least two “readings” … Continue reading

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