Sh. Bakr Abu Zayd [d. 1429 AH] – “If the one who has no knowledge remained silent then conflicts would subside.”

Sh. Bakr Abu Zayd [d. 1429 AH] – "'If the one who has no knowledge remained silent then conflicts would subside.' this statement regards the "muta'aalimoon" [pseudo-intellectuals] - those who [thought it wise] to sleep on knowledge [never venture to study or seek knowledge] and have yet to wake up. They exaggerated [their worth] without … Continue reading Sh. Bakr Abu Zayd [d. 1429 AH] – “If the one who has no knowledge remained silent then conflicts would subside.”

Imam al-Shawkāni [d. 1834 CE] on Argumentation: Desire for Defeating and Overwhelming [arguing for the sake of arguing]

Imam al-Shawkāni [d. 1834 CE] – "From the various means that cause [one to] forsake justice, conceal the truth, and dismiss what is right [whilst acknowledging it], is what occurs between the people of knowledge [that is] disputations and arguments. A man perhaps may be insightful, observant, acquainted with truth, and strives for it, [yet] one … Continue reading Imam al-Shawkāni [d. 1834 CE] on Argumentation: Desire for Defeating and Overwhelming [arguing for the sake of arguing]