Prof Muhaya is an eye specialist. Not a psychologist / Islamic scholar / marriage counselor / a professor of sociology or human behaviour.
But our society gave her the platform & money to speak on everything cause we have an obsession with feel-good motivational speakers
Why do our society like to uplift talking heads bereft of intellect, knowledge and critical thinking? Maybe cause getting real experts will reveal hard truths about us we are not willing and ready to accept.
People like Prof Muhaya are dangerous. Lawan lah pembodohan ummah.
I remember in one of her old videos she said those suffering from mental health problems should check if their source of income is halal and their relationship with god, dismissing important factors like repressed trauma, prolonged stress, loss & grief in mental health
an open secret that no one could raise just a few years ago. In 2018, I visited the lake to do a report on its alarming decay - floating dead fish, horrid smell, and grey, think water - I wanted to interview a prof who lead a research that classified the lake as ‘near dead’...
I got her number and...she didn’t want to be interviewed, she said she had nothing to say. It was the first time I encountered a researcher who doesn’t want to defend/explain their work-didn’t want to be quoted too. interviewed the villagers and indigenous community instead...
On the ride out of the village, I saw a yellow signboard on the side of the street, almost hidden by a fallen tree branch, that says the area is gazetted for mining work. My eyes widen. The driver remarked, “Now you know why no one wants to talk”. A couple of hundred meters...
#KualaTahan Puncanya? Pembalakan yang berlaku berdekatan dengan empangan takungan air yang menjadi sumber air untuk lebih 1,000 penduduk di sini. Pada hari kejadian, penduduk dan pelancong sama-sama tak mandi. Kedai-kedai makan tutup. #MalaysiaMemilih#HogohUndi
#KualaTahan Bila hujan, air lumpur dari kawasan pembalakan mengalir ke empangan. Walaupun pembalakan itu sah, penduduk Kampung rasa ia terlalu berleluasa dan merosakkan alam semulajadi.
Selepas kejadian itu, penduduk ada sesi dialog dengan kontraktor balak & pejabat hutan