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Qur’an and Symphonic Music — Miscellaneous Comments 001 — exchange of responses

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem What follows is an exchange of responses on the previous blogpost (Qur’an and Symphonic Music — Miscellaneous Comments 001 … Continue reading

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Qur’an and Symphonic Music — Miscellaneous Comments 001

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِنَّا خَلَقْنَاكُم مِّن ذَكَرٍ وَأُنثَىٰ وَجَعَلْنَاكُمْ شُعُوبًا وَقَبَائِلَ لِتَعَارَفُوا ۚ إِنَّ أَكْرَمَكُمْ عِندَ اللَّهِ أَتْقَاكُمْ ۚ … Continue reading

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Mass Shooting Day — 0068

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem In the United States of America, every day is a Mass Shooting Day. It is no longer news. It … Continue reading

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Strategy 001

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Preliminary notes on sources: The forces of the corporate oligarchy are at war with the common people of America … Continue reading

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This New Black Music Is Terrible Awful Trash

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem African Americans have been saying that the new black music is terrible for over a century. I was born … Continue reading

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Strategy, Symphonic Music, and the OODA Loop

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem (If you have problems understanding this blog post, it is probably because I am constantly studying and learning — … Continue reading

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Strategy 000

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Preliminary notes on sources: The forces of white supremacy (European domination of the world) are at war with African … Continue reading

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On Strategy

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem I was a student of strategy before I knew what strategy was. Growing up in Harlem meant knowing not … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s 3rd — Please Make It Stop

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem During the first movement of the first performance of Beethoven’s third symphony (April 7, 1805), it is reported that … Continue reading

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serious music being human

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem if there is no pain in your music it is not serious music if there is no fear in … Continue reading

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