Lecture: The Middle Path: United against Poverty

Information about a lecture Shaykh Hamza gave. Organizes quotes he made, books recommended, a transcript. Llick the Lecture CD image see where you can purchase the CD set.

Lecture Details

Event Date11/1/2012
Event LocationUSA
Event Description

Event Transcripts

Quotes Made at this Event

Richistan: "Shaykh Hamza discussed the data from this book. That 1000 Billionaires control most of the wealth on this Earth."
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle: "A whole chapter was devoted to the City of Camden, NJ and its poverty. A city that doesn't have enough money to run itself, hence has limited / no Police. A city within the US Empire."
Edgar Allen Poe Compilation: "Read Edgar Allan Poe. He was constantly in debt."
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Edgar Allen Poe Compilation: "How literature is the domain of the poor. Edgar Allen Poe was destitute, as was Dostoevsky and Van Gogh."
"I lived in a place where the rich people could place all their possessions into a box; and the poor people didn't have a box. I lived in Nigeria, Mali, Ghana, Mauritania."
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
"I was thinking about the title “United Against Poverty”. I think it’d be better if we “United against Wealth”"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf