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Lecture: Reviving the Islamic Spirit in Spain

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Lecture Details

Event Date12/25/2005
Event LocationToronto, Canada
Event DescriptionRIS 2005

Event Transcripts

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Quotes Made at this Event

The Republic of Plato - Note: How Aristotle called for the ban of music because it is too powerful
Two Treatises of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration - "Locke is one of the key ideologies behind the founding of America" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Two Treatises of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration - Note: SHY read his biography and turns to him often as an example of American ideas on tolerance
Africa and the Blues - Note: Speaking about the relationship of Arabic Music on the Blues (American Music)
The Measure of Everything - Note: Numerals are the secret to the West`s power
The Measure of Everything - 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.
The Measure of Everything - 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.

Big book of Music - Note: SHY owns a copy of this book
Big book of Music - "I have this book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Biography of John Locke - Note: This book in particular was not recommended. Just a biography on Locke.
Biography of John Locke - "I read a biography on Locke" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf