The Loss of Adab

Syed Naquib Al Attas on his works and his writings has said that, the most crucial issues in the world civilizations is the “Loss of Adab”. May the West call this as norms and values, but, Naquib Al Attas stated that Islam as a worldview has its own concept about morality spirits in humans interactions. It is called as Adab’. Differ from the West theorist about norms, almost of them have no consolidated meanings about values and norms. The Wests tend to emphasize values and norms on “how to do about it” not on “how to understand it”. And its implications, international systems nowadays have no consensus about norms and values. This case always convey us to double standard as […]