Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'Idries de Vries''
A Criticism of Derivatives
Idries de Vries There can be no debate that derivatives are amongst root causes for the Global Financial Crisis of 2007 – 2008, arguably the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression that has kept most [...]
Does Islam need Freedom of Speech?
Idries de Vries The current outrage all over the Muslim world, sparked by the awful vilification of Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) in the movie “Innocence of Muslims”, has been carefully framed by the United [...]
An open letter to Rashid al Ghannouchi
Idries de Vries Sheikh Rashid, On the 23rd of October 2011, during the first “free” elections in Tunisia following the departure of the tyrant dictator Ben Ali, the 60% of Tunisians eligible to vote that actually [...]
A critique of natural law theory
Idries de Vries The ideology of the west (capitalism) is founded on the idea that man is capable of determining the good and the bad, and that he is capable of determining the laws and systems [...]
Is the current financial crisis the end of capitalism?
Idries de Vries The credit crisis of 2007 and 2008, which has since then morphed into a global sovereign debt crisis, has shown fundamental flaws in the economic system of capitalism. This does not necessarily imply [...]
An open letter to Sheikh Yusuf Qaradawi
Idries de Vries Sheikh Yusuf, Your appearance at Tahrir Square on the 18th of February 2011 during the height of what has been named the “Arab Spring”, and the warm reception given to you at the [...]