THE MEANING OF HISTORY

Excerpt from Essay on the Meaning of Development

Contrary to what is widely believed, our history is not etched in stone and unchangeable. Rather, we choose our history (for instance, by identifying with the Muslim immigrants, rather than the Hindu residents),  and these choices have dramatic implications for our future. This is explained in the following excerpt from my longer essay: Is Development the Accumulation of Wealth? Islamic Views. The essay explores 10 different widely believed myths, and provides alternatives. See also the following related links:

Articles on Islamic Economics
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