Zakir Naik is not even a theologian. He's an MBBS doctor-turned-Islamic preacher whose reputation rests on only his computer-like memory. Naik can quote verse after verse from the Quran, Bible, Gita and others just off his head. His speeches are littered with pseudoscience, bogus philosophy, absurd arguments, false analogies, and above all, an impertinent disrespect of other religions and cultures. But as long as he's citing chapter number and verse number, he keeps getting applause.
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Farhan Musavi is a freelance writer and the self-published author of <em><a href="http://www.amazon.in/dp/B00VS7BFVM" rel="nofollow">Concision: A No-Grammar Guide to Good Writing</a></em> which costs $4.99 on Amazon. You can download the complete PDF version of this <a href="http://majorjournal.com/download-concision/" rel="nofollow">writing book for free</a> from his blog Major Journal.
In this article I'll be making two assumptions. One -- You are a newbie writer who has just started blogging after reading about the importance of blogs. Two -- You already know about the basics of blog writing. So now let me show you some slightly advanced-level mistakes that a lot of bloggers make and how to avoid them.
11/09/2015 8:13 AM IST
Even if a writer is writing only to provide comfort and relief to his readers, I think his work still should be factually accurate. Facts are the scaffolding on which the lies of fiction rest.
10/08/2015 8:15 AM IST
In my writing career I've come across the works of thousands of writers. I've seen a lot of them making some common grammatical mistakes. So I thought I'll put down a list on some of those errors and their rectification.
18/05/2015 8:04 AM IST
Though self-publishing is still not as respected as traditional publishing, some experts think it's only a matter of time before perceptions shift.
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