Category archives for Psychology

Free Will or Original Sin: We Can’t have Both!

Written and Collected by Zia H Shah MD Ignatius of Antioch was one of the Pioneers of Contradictory belief system of Trinitarian Christianity.  In logical terms Jesus cannot be man and God at the same time. Like a man cannot be a rock or an apple, at the same time; men, rocks and apples are […]

Curing Sigmund Freud’s Atheism

By Zia H Shah MD According to a BBC survey, in 2007, one billion people world wide are suffering from anxiety and depression. Which world view will give you contentment and peace, Sigmund Freud’s or Carl Jung’s? This is the question, the answer of which you owe to yourself! The answer may predict your sanity […]

Al Aleem: The Bestower of true Dreams

Revelation has had a very large role to play in human history. The evidence not only comes from religion but also science. This article was originally published in June, 2007 volume of Ahmadiyya Gazette USA. Let me first introduce the subject of revelation in language and examples that are more familiar to my Western readers. […]

Allopathic Medicine’s long struggle with the Bible

In Matt. 17 Jesus, on whom be peace, gives recipe for casting out the demons: When they came to the crowd, a man approached Jesus and knelt before him. “Lord, have mercy on my son,” he said. “He has seizures and is suffering greatly. He often falls into the fire or into the water. I […]

Islam and Psychology

A famous, almost legendary mystic poet from Punjab Pakistan, Bullah Shah wrote: پڑھ پڑھ علم تے فاضل ھوییں تے کدے اپنے آپ نوں پڑھیا نھیں  بھج بھج وڑناں اے مندر مسیتی تے کدے من اپنے وچ وڑیا نھیں … He says that you have read scores of books to become a scholar but have never read yourself.  […]

Psychiatric Drug Use on the Rise and Your Choices: How about a True Religion and Code of Ethics?

  http://s.wsj.net/media/swf/VideoPlayerMain.swf A famous, almost legendary mystic poet from Punjab Pakistan, Bullah Shah wrote: پڑھ پڑھ علم تے فاضل ھوییں تے کدے اپنے آپ نوں پڑھیا نھیں  بھج بھج وڑناں اے مندر مسیتی  تے کدے من اپنے وچ وڑیا نھیں … He says that you have read scores of books to become a scholar but have never […]

Babies are smarter than you think

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=living/2011/10/23/tedtalk-gopnik-baby-intelligence.ted CNN Editor’s note: Alison Gopnik is a professor of psychology and philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley. Her books include “The Philosophical Baby” and “The Scientist in the Crib.” TED is a nonprofit dedicated to “Ideas worth spreading,” which it makes available through talks posted on its website.

‘Every child is born a Muslim’ the Prophet Muhammad and recent research

ScienceDaily (Oct. 7, 2011) — A new study presents the first evidence that a basic sense of fairness and altruism appears in infancy. Babies as young as 15 months perceived the difference between equal and unequal distribution of food, and their awareness of equal rations was linked to their willingness to share a toy. “Our findings […]

Why did Michael Jackson have severe insomnia and what could have cured him?

National media constantly discusses all the medication Jackson was taking to promote sleep, almost to the point of general anesthesia.  But, they seldom pause to ask the question, as to why the world famous, successful and rich person had the problem in the first place.  I want to share a video about his illness and then […]