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Are morals real without God?

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SHAFAQNA- Socrates on the topic of morality is quoted as saying “we are not talking about something little but how we ought to live”. As morally conscious individuals, we are concerned with the qualities required for living a…

Morality of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Compiled by: Allama Husayn Ansariyan Muawiyah ibn Wahab has reported: I was with Imam al-Sadiq (a.s) in Medina intending to go to the market. Suddenly, he fell into prostration. When he rose is head, I asked for the reason. He said,…

Preliminaries of Reflection by Shahīd Qadhi Ṭabāṭabāī

SHAFAQNA- Preliminaries of Reflection by Shahīd Qadhi Ṭabāṭabāī (d. 1979) Source: اللّوامع الإلهیة في المباحث الکلامیة by Jamal ul-Din Miqdad bin ‘Abdillah al-Asadi al-Suyuri al-Hilli – with footnotes…

It's Basically Just Immoral to be Rich

SHAFAQNA - Here is a simple statement of principle that doesn’t get repeated enough: if you possess billions of dollars, in a world where many people struggle because they do not have much money, you are an immoral person. The same is true…

Morality of Imam al-Hadi (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- Abu-Hashim Ja`fari has reported: I was afflicted with a bad poverty; so, I went to Abu’l-Hasan `Ali ibn Muhammad. When I sat in his presence, he asked, “Abu-Hashim! Which of the bounties of your Lord will you thank?” I could…