A Meritocratic Islamic State as Islamic Solution to Current Issues 
International Conference on Islamic Solutions to Curre...
Principles Applied to the World
Islamic 
Principles
Applied to the World
Democracy vs. DictatorshipChoose one?
Vs
Beyond Democracy vs. Dictatorship	Hegelian Synthesis
Democracy FLAWED
Is everybody equal in their wisdom?
All men equal, but not equal in their knowledge and wisdom
Average of...
Meritocracy
Government based on merit of candidates.
Plato’s Republic
Islamic state meant to be run on merit (Bangash, 200...
Dissecting Democracy
Take what we want
Trash the rest.
Beyond Riba & Islamic Finance
Not based on Merit!
Conclusion
Meritocracy as a central concept in Islam.
Unjust and exploitative systems are not meritocratic
Political syste...
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A political and economic solution in the form of a meritocratic Islamic state for the current crisis in the Muslim world.

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A Meritocratic Islamic State

  1. 1. A Meritocratic Islamic State as Islamic Solution to Current Issues International Conference on Islamic Solutions to Current Issues in the World based on 1 Malaysia Concept January 2-3, 2011 Meinhaj Hussain GrandeStrategy.com Email: m.hussain@grandestrategy.com
  2. 2. Principles Applied to the World Islamic Principles Applied to the World
  3. 3. Democracy vs. DictatorshipChoose one? Vs
  4. 4. Beyond Democracy vs. Dictatorship Hegelian Synthesis
  5. 5. Democracy FLAWED Is everybody equal in their wisdom? All men equal, but not equal in their knowledge and wisdom Average of mediocre equals mediocre.
  6. 6. Meritocracy Government based on merit of candidates. Plato’s Republic Islamic state meant to be run on merit (Bangash, 2000)
  7. 7. Dissecting Democracy Take what we want Trash the rest.
  8. 8. Beyond Riba & Islamic Finance Not based on Merit!
  9. 9. Conclusion Meritocracy as a central concept in Islam. Unjust and exploitative systems are not meritocratic Political system beyond democracy Economic system beyond Islamic banking

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