Fountain Archive

July 2000

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
M. Fethullah Gulen
30060

The Necessity Of Interfaith Dialogue

People are talking about peace, contentment, ecology, justice, tolerance, and dialogue. Unfortunately, the prevailing materialist worldview disturbs the balance between humanity and nature and within ... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Ali Kaya
3405

A Falling Rock

Any observant person recognizes that there is a magnificent, astonishing, and unbelievable order in the universe and what happens within it. Moreover, scientists cannot help but notice that things are... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Yasemin Acikel
6074

Spirituality and Religion in the Workplace

What is the meaning of work in my life? Does my work contribute something meaningful to society? Is it reasonable to expect to have a job in which I really love what I am doing? Am I willing to sacrif... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Suat Yildirim
4224

Islam's Tolerance Toward Christians

The Qur’an calls Christians and Jews “the People of the Book,” meaning those who have a Divinely revealed holy hook that they follow. Toward the end of the Makkan era of the Prophet’s life, the Qur’an... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Saken Sherkhanov
7635

Computer And Video Games And Violence

Our world continues to advance rapidly, especially when it concerns technology. As computerization has many aspects, and since everyday routines revolve around computers, we must study its effects on ... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Dr. B. Gunay
3331

Journeying Intelligently

Nearly a century after Henry Ford’s Model T allowed almost everyone to drive, the motor vehicle industry is entering a new stage. Mobile computers (so-called “cars”) today can act as navigators, safeg... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Yusuf Toprak
3088

Trends In Energy Markets In The Near Future

As we enter the new millennium, economic growth and technological progress seem to be promising in most developing countries. However, whether their existing energy systems will support a fast-growing... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi
3415

Human Perfection

Are we meant to be more than just intelligent animals?With respect to action and bodily endeavors, we are no more than weak animals or helpless creatures. The realm at our disposal is so limited that ... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Nihal B. Karaca
4644

Wrong Timing Wounded Conscious

It was always the 1968 generation. It was considered an insult not to recall them when mention was made of that year. Critical, revolutionary, taboo destroyer, pacifist, an individualistic protester w... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Yasin Kesen
4673

Virtual Park

www.sciencedaily.comThe tradition of our scientific and technological explosion continues in the new millennium as an inheritance from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The need to publicize sci... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Hikmet Isik
5191

Why do we need to worship God?

QuestionWhat is the point of worship, and why does it have to be done in a certain way?AnswerConsider our position in this universe. We are neither omnipotent nor self-sufficient, and so have needs, m... read more..

Issue 31 (July - September 2000)
Abdulaziz Sachedina
5785

Travel to Your Heart

Modern men and women are in search of meaningful existence as they encounter materialist culture, which consumes their inner peace and sense of wholeness and integrity. Human life is full of challenge... read more..

Issue 32 (October - December 2000)
Jay Willoughby
5010

Editorial (Issue 32)

Advantage or Disadvantage?In this issue, we address the effect of rapid technological development on our society. One of the most recent and unexpected examples is the phenomenal spread of the Interne... read more..

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