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Lecture: Reviving the Islamic Spirit in Spain

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Event Date12/25/2005
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Note: How Aristotle called for the ban of music because it is too powerful
"Locke is one of the key ideologies behind the founding of America" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Note: SHY read his biography and turns to him often as an example of American ideas on tolerance
Note: Speaking about the relationship of Arabic Music on the Blues (American Music)
Note: Numerals are the secret to the West`s power
Note: How the premodern world did not use exact measurements. The foot, span, Cubit. But now everything is measured and there was an initial fight against the decimal system and people don't know that.
Note: `If you don't believe me then you should read`, he was talking about how the secret to the west is in their math, and their numbers.
Note: `If you don't believe me then you should read`, he was talking about how the secret to the west is in their math, and their numbers.
Note: SHY owns a copy of this book
"I have this book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Note: This book in particular was not recommended. Just a biography on Locke.
"I read a biography on Locke" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf