Posts Tagged ‘books’

A Hijab Utopia?

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A Hijab Utopia?

Sir Thomas More described utopia in his 14th century novel as a society that was the pinnacle of perfection. A society in which evil didn’t exist and the very social, idealistic and moral foundations it was built upon, were, as he put it simply, “perfect”. His mentioned fictional characters were assumed to be accepting of each other and that even door locks weren’t a necessity as the trustworthiness of the island’s inhabitants was picturesque. He never failed to mention that the island was but a figment of one’s imagination and that no such place existed.

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As The Pages Turn

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As The Pages Turn

When I hold a good book in my hands, I feel as though I am cradling a life. A life in a different, mystifying world that I chose to be a part of when I gently open its crisp pages and read under a warm, golden light to learn more of its details, complexities and traditions. I read about beautiful characters within the book that, often, are young in the beginning and elderly at the end. Together we walk through their journey in life in their separate world.

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