Tag: BYSTANDER EFFECT

Islamic Thought 8 Min Read

The trait shared by the earliest to accept Islam

In part three of a series on responsibility, we find that being responsible is the key to joy and freedom.

Islamic Thought 12 Min Read

Irresponsibility and how to cross that hurdle

In part two of a series on responsibility, we hear about common examples of irresponsibility and how to combat it.

Islamic Thought 13 Min Read

Prophetic call to individual responsibility

In part one of a series on responsibility, we learn about individual responsibility and the Prophetic direction behind it.

Surah al-Buruj: a crucial lesson on human suffering

“When they sat by it” Surah al-Buruj in light of Bystanding The place of ‘witnessing’ is a salient motif in Sūrah al-Burūj. At four points within the sūrah Allah draws our attention to forms of shahāda – ‘to witness’. He (subḥānahu wa ta’āla) swears by the shāhid ‘witness’ and mash-hūd