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Monthly Archive

January 2024

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 13 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
311

Editorial: Turning to the Only One Who Has the True Power

The tragic events in the last quarter of 2023 have exhausted our hopes for a brighter future. With no power to change the course of events, we would like to start off 2024 with a prayer in the Lead Ar... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
M. Fethullah Gulen
418

A Prayer to The One Who Can Do What He Wills

O Lord! You are by no means obliged to accept our supplications; however, we are in need of this more than we truly realize. I ask You to accept our supplications and pleas and convey their acceptan read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
411

Are Brains the Source?

There are many mysterious aspects of animal behavior which keep mesmerizing scientists. Zoologists dedicate their research to unravel these mysteries, not only to gain insights for our improvement, read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
411

The Giant Mirror of Earth

Yes, our Earth boasts a colossal mirror—an awe-inspiring wonder known as Salar de Uyuni, situated in South America. This expansive salt flat acts as a pristine reflector of the sky above, with a surre... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
432

Can Money Bring Happiness?

Throughout life, people seek the elusive formula for happiness. The myth of King Midas serves as a poignant illustration that controlling external circumstances does not necessarily lead to a fulfille... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
402

Hearts and Minds: Hizmet Schools and Interethnic Relations

Authored by Dr. Vincent N. Parrillo and Dr. Maboud Ansari, two American scholars specializing in sociology, Hearts and Minds: Hizmet Schools and Interethnic Relations, are on the bookshelves for reade... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
M. Fethullah Gulen
417

The Distance between Two Bows or Nearer

This metaphoric Qur’anic expression concerns God’s Messenger’s unparalleled nearness to God during his Ascension. From the viewpoint of Sufism, it denotes rising beyond the horizons of Divine Acts and... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
424

The Case for Heaven

The question of what happens after we die is one that has been pondered by humans for centuries. Is there an afterlife? If so, what is it like? These are questions that have no easy answers, but they ... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
418

Analyzing Drug Formulations and Halal Status of a Drug (2)

People all over the world, rely on modern medicine to cure diseases. Whether it is a simple painkiller for a headache, or medication needed for a chronic disease like hypertension, we are using medica... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
422

The Return of Aether?

Electrons and quarks (the building blocks of protons and neutrons) have traditionally been regarded as the fundamental building blocks of matter. But, physicists now tell us that everything is made up... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
410

Flux and Fury

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” Lao Tzu I read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
417

Steadfastness

Emotions like resentment, enmity, hatred, and jealousy, which, if left unchecked, can render us morally blind, deaf, and heartless. These emotions have the power to transform humans into aggressive be... read more..

Issue 157 (Jan - Feb 2024)
The Fountain
406

Science Square (Issue 157)

Plant-based diet promotes rapid heart benefits Landry MJ et al. Cardiometabolic Effects of Omnivorous vs Vegan Diets in Identical Twins. JAMA Network Open, November 2023. A vegan diet has been shown... read more..

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