Begging in Pakistan is seen as a criminal activity. But what would force someone to beg in the first place?
25.3 | Values
Whether they admit it or not, all foreign correspondents deal in comparisons, and western reporters in the Islamic world more than most.
I remember the incredulity and fascination of my siblings and I as we would listen to our parents tell us this story of how their marriage was arranged and beg them to repeat it over and over.
Never ask people what they do for a living. The answer is often completely incomprehensible.
The introduction of Kamala Khan, a sixteen-year old, Pakistani-American superhero, as the first female-Muslim headliner captivated the comics world.
How do we navigate these turbulent postnormal times of contradictions, complexity and chaos, of uncertainty and ignorance? What values do we need to pilot our way to a sane and humane new paradigm?
What is the umma and how do we conceive of the role of ‘community’ in advancing human values?