Tuesday, August 4, 2009

499)Summer, Fall and Winter Reading For Those Who Are Interested: My Choice Of The Top 50 Posts In My 500-post Blog


1)Blogpost Four Hundred, Knowledge, Intellect, Creation, Science and Religion: Comprehensive Quotes of Aga Khan IV and Others; a never-ending post.. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/09/400blogpost-four-hundred-knowledge.html

2)A Blog Constructed Within a Scaffolding of the Al Sijistani-Khusraw Cosmological Doctrine and, Everywhere I Turn, There is Blogpost Four Hundred.. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/03/453a-blog-constructed-within.html

3)Golden Jubilee Quotes of Aga Khan IV on the subjects of Knowledge, Intellect, Creation, Education, Science and Religion, July 11 '07 to Dec 13 '08 http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/01/434golden-jubilee-quotes-of-aga-khan-iv.html

4)"The Quran Says......."; Quotes of Aga Khan IV and Others on the Subjects of Knowledge, Intellect, Creation, Education, Science and Religion

5)What Do You Get If You Divide Science By God? A Cosmopolitan Sampling of Opinion;Quotes of Aga Khans IV+ III,Al Sijistani,Nasir Khusraw,Azim Nanji http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/05/477what-do-you-get-if-you-divide.html

6)The Conservative Government Of The Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper, 22nd Prime Minister Of Canada, Has Righteously, Rightfully And Consistently Shown The Utmost Deference And Respect to His Highness The Aga Khan, 49th Hereditary Imam Of The Shia Ismaili Muslims. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/06/486the-conservative-government-of-prime.html

7)The Role of Consensus in the Contemporary Struggle for Islam; The Amman Message. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/12/431the-role-of-consensus-in.html

8)'Animal Voyage' by Prince Hussain Aga Khan: A Book On The Natural World To Possess And Savour; Quotes of Aga Khans and Others.

9)A Collection Of Posts Describing The Ethos Of My Blog On The Link Between Science And Religion In Islam; Quotes Of Aga Khans And Others.

10)2 intellectual giants speak to each other accross a millenium on "time": can it be slowed, sped up, reversed, transcended?Ask Einstein and Khusraw http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/05/3592-intellectual-giants-speak-to-each.html

11)Canadian Conservative Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney makes Courageous and Necessary Immigration Reforms http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/04/475canadian-conservative-minister-of.html

12)Allegories in Nature: "....a Cosmos full of signs and symbols that evoke the perfection of Allah's creation and mercy"; Quotes of Aga Khans. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/03/332allegories-in-nature-cosmos-full-of.html

13)"The learning of mathematics was therefore linked to the Muslim religion and developing an understanding of the world...."; Quotes of Aga Khan IV http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/01/319the-learning-of-mathematics-was.html

14)A Collection of Posts on Symmetry in Nature, as a Product of the Human Mind, Geometry and Harmonious Mathematical Reasoning; Quotes of Aga Khan IV http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/03/454a-collection-of-posts-on-symmetry-in.html

15)No. 7: Ayats(Signs) in the Universe series. How are proteins made inside living cells and what does this have to do with religion?

16)How Cells Work: The Miniscule, Ordered, Dynamic And Thriving Universe Inside A Cell; Quotes of Aga Khan IV and Others.

17)A collection of posts about life: tiniest matter, supernovae, living cells, water, proteins, blood, photosynthesis, etc;Quotes of Aga Khans+others

18)Ayats(Signs) In The Universe Series:A Collection of Seven+ Posts;Quotes of Noble Quran, Prophet Muhammad, Aga Khans, Nasir Khusraw + Al Sijistani http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/03/460ayatssigns-in-universe-seriesa.html

19)The architect of universal good -Gulf News Interview with Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness Aga Khan IV, April 2008, United Arab Emirates. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/04/351the-architect-of-universal-good-gulf.html

20)The bending and scattering of light in the recent total lunar eclipse; Quote of Aga Khan IV. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/01/308the-bending-and-scattering-of-light.html

21)Matter and Energy: two sides of the same coin; how interpreting the light(energy) from the sun gives precise information about the matter in it. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/02/330matter-and-energy-two-sides-of-same.html

22)A Collection of Posts on Nasir Khusraw; Quotes of Aga Khan IV and Nasir Khusraw http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/03/455a-collection-of-posts-on-nasir.html

23)Muslim Philosophy and the Sciences(IIS Review Article); Quotes of Aga Khan IV. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/02/331muslim-philosophy-and-sciencesiis.html

24)One mega-post, encompassing five regular posts, on the pioneering 9th century Muslim scientist Ibn al-Haytham or Alhazen(965CE to 1039CE). http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/01/296one-mega-post-encompassing-four.html

25)A Collection of Posts on this Blog about Great Scientists; Quote of Aga Khan IV.

26)Basics on the vast distances and sizes in Astronomy. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/01/273basics-on-vast-distances-and-sizes.html

27)So how old is the Universe anyway, 6000 years or 14 billion(14,000,000,000) years old?; Quotes of Aga Khan IV.

28)Islam and Astronomy: Vestiges of a fine legacy; Quotes of Aga Khan IV and Ibn Sina http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/05/358islam-and-astronomy-vestiges-of-fine.html

29)Al-Nitak, Al-Nilam, Mintaka, Betelgeuse, Al-Deberan: Arabic-named stars in nearby constellations in space.

30)A Collection of Posts on Astronomy; Quotes of Noble Quran, Aga Khan IV, Aga Khan III, Nasir Khusraw, Abu Yakub Al Sijistani and Aristotle

31)The Peter McKnight Collection Of Posts On Science And Religion; Read Them Along With Blogpost Four Hundred; Quotes of Aga Khans IV and III http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/01/441the-peter-mcknight-collection-of.html

32)A Collection of Posts on my Blog from the Institute of Ismaili Studies, Aga Khan Development Network and Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/04/467a-collection-of-posts-on-my-blog.html

33)Elevating Science, Elevating Democracy: "If we are not practicing good science, we probably aren’t practicing good democracy. And vice versa" http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/01/444elevating-science-elevating.html

34)Latest 2008 USA quotes and speech excerpts of Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness Aga Khan IV, on the subjects of knowledge, learning and education, and more.

35)Science and Religion in Christianity: The Link http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/03/451science-and-religion-in-christianity.html

36)Science and Religion in The Islamic World, a Talk by Professor Mehdi Golshani at Cambridge University's Faraday Institute; Quotes of Aga Khans http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/03/452science-and-religion-in-islamic.html

37)An Article By Khalil Andani That Reaches The Heart Of The Shia Ismaili Muslim Belief System;Light Upon Light:Succession in the Shia Ismaili Imamat http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/07/492an-article-by-khalil-andani-that.html

38)A Collection of Posts on Charles Darwin,a Scientist Way Ahead of His Time; Dynamic vs Static Creation; Quotes of Noble Quran, Aga Khans IV and III http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/02/450a-collection-of-posts-on-charles.html

39)Knowledge Society: A Collection of Posts on the Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain; Quotes of Aga Khan IV.

40)A Magnificently Detailed Interview With Ismaili Astrophysicist Professor Arif Babul By Blogger Simerg; Quotes Of Aga Khans And Others. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/06/485a-magnificently-detailed-interview.html

41)A Collection Of Posts By Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy, World-Renowned Physics Professor And Disciple Of 1979 Physics Nobel Laureate Abdus Salaam http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/03/461a-collection-of-posts-on-pervez.html

42)Albert Einstein and Faith; Quote of Aga Khan III. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/01/311albert-einstein-and-faith-quote-of.html

43)Pluralism and Ikhwan al-Safa: If society is to start from a premise that knowledge should be foundational, what form should that knowledge take? http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2007/12/267pluralism-and-ikhwan-al-safa-if.html

44)Excerpt: Aga Khan IV's interview with Spiegel newspaper, October 9th 2006. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/01/28760excerpt-aga-khan-ivs-interview.html

45)Tiniest matter: The strange world of the Quantum; harbinger of the world of spirit? http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/01/297tiniest-matter-strange-world-of.html

46)20 things you need to know about Albert Einstein, the smartest scientist of the 20th century; Quotes of Aga Khan III.

47)Transcendence and Distinction: Metaphoric Process in Isma‘ili Muslim Thought, by Dr Azim Nanji, Director of the Institute of Ismaili Studies. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2008/08/397transcendence-and-distinction.html

48)The Top Ten Hubble Space Telescope photographs of the past 16 years.

49)The Quran itself repeatedly recommends Muslims to become better educated in order better to understand God's creation(Aga Khan IV)

50)Worried About H1N1 Flu This Fall?First Learn About Your Immune System+Viruses:What Are They Made Of+How Do They Operate?Marvels Of God's Creation. http://gonashgo.blogspot.com/2009/07/496worried-about-h1n1-flu-this.html

Bonus Post:
51)Blogpost Five Hundred IS Blogpost Four Hundred, The High-Octane Fuel That Powers My Blog On The Link Between Science And Religion In Islam: Genesis and Offshoots


Easy Nash

The Qur'an itself repeatedly recommends Muslims to become better educated in order better to understand God's creation: Aga Khan IV(2007)
The Quran tells us that signs of Allah's Sovereignty are found in the contemplation of His Creation: Aga Khan IV(2007)
This notion of the capacity of the human intellect to understand and to admire the creation of Allah will bring you happiness in your everyday lives: Aga Khan IV(2007)
Islam, eminently logical, placing the greatest emphasis on knowledge, purports to understand God's creation: Aga Khan IV(2006)
The Holy Qu'ran's encouragement to study nature and the physical world around us gave the original impetus to scientific enquiry among Muslims: Aga Khan IV(1985)
The first and only thing created by God was the Intellect(Aql): Prophet Muhammad(circa 632CE)