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Getting up again: A Muslim solution to my inconsistency

  Apr 15 2011 The motivation for writing this came up after having a rather unusual conversation with a young Muslim who writes a blog about his experience with bipolar. Ok let’s rewind and get a bit of background here, if you don’t know what bipolar is I recommend you do a bit of reading as odds are you’ve met someone who has it. The short version is that it is a mental illness which causes extraordinary mood swings in which a person swings between extreme happiness and depression. The topic of conversation was a rather harsh comment from a mental illness skeptic arguing that there is nothing wrong with him “We all experience mood swings”. As upsetting as this was for our young...

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