Abdurraheem Green – E-REMINDERS – Allah’s advice to Dawood

Abdurraheem Green
AI: Summary © The importance of following one's desires and actions is crucial to achieving justice and avoiding evil behavior. The speaker emphasizes the need for a strong connection between desire and behavior, being smart and intelligent, and following one's beliefs and actions to avoid causing harm. The responsibility of the ruler over his people is crucial, and individuals have a responsibility to act in a fair and impartial way. The importance of being aware of one's options and feelings to avoid harming one's satisfaction and achieve long term goals is emphasized, along with the need for control and a focus on being a good person for the world.
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Right brothers and sisters yes sir. Oh my leikam Welcome to my Monday reminder Alhamdulillah it's been a while it seems like a while because I think I missed last Monday. Today I want to talk about Allah's advice to that don't Okay, so I came across this pantalones reading the Quran and it's in sort of a sad which is the 38th surah and ayah 26 And Allah subhanaw taala is saying

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last one on saying

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Yeah doldo

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In Naja Ohnaka Holly Fulton Phil out of the old out. Indeed we have made you a successor, a vice Jarrett's on the earth

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for addcom bein in Nursey Ville happy

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so judge between people in truth. Yeah.

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Well, Allah, Tibet, how're you

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and do not follow the desire

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for yo DeLuca and severely lay,

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because it will lead you astray from the Way of Allah.

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And in Alladhina your DeLuna unser de la he follow whom other one shady don't, Dima Naso yo mon hisab.

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For those who go away or for those who go astray from the Path of Allah subhanaw taala upon them is a punishment because they forgot a severe punishment

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other than Shaadi it as severe punishment, because they forgot the Day of Account.

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There's so much in this Subhanallah you see why

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it's called an IRA. Because really, every single

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I have the Quran, how is a sign a miracle? It's something amazing. There's so much in this small little few words, but Panama so much information. So first of all, Allah subhanaw taala is advising his prophet,

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Tao Wood was a prophet, but he was also a king.

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So he was a prophet, he was a ruler of his people, he was a king.

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And as we know, Allah subhanaw taala revealed to him as a bore the Psalms, and he is the father of Solomon was another Subhan Allah prophet and a king. And both of them are truly Subhanallah remarkable human beings.

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So the first thing is that Allah subhanaw taala has made doweled Allah is saying to him, we've made you fully fulfilled.

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Khalifa tan, fill it out,

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fill out of the so Allah subhanaw taala has made him a success on the earth. But obviously the meaning of this brothers and sisters doesn't just mean you know, something limited to the general term of one generation succeeding another. Although that is true, of course, that Swilly man succeeds though but it's referring to him here clearly is his position of rulership. So the idea of Khalifa here is way more than just one generation succeeding the other is clearly something connected to his position of having authority and having rulership and custodianship and being responsible, because obviously with this power comes the responsibility. And from the Islamic

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perspective, what is the responsibility and these are two very important things right.

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And it's very interesting that Allah subhanaw taala begins by saying, right so judge between people in truth Yeah, for Yeah, come.

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Being a nursery Bill happy.

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So judge between men, humanity between the human beings Bill hockey

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With truth with the truth, this is very important brothers and sisters, right. And I want to now mention something

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that is not a hadith. But it's something that, you know, the scholars of the past. Well, the people, you know, the scholars of today, they noticed they observed this, it's something a statement they made and that is that ALLAH SubhanA, Allah subhanho wa Taala supports the nation that is just even if it is disbelieving

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over the nation that is unjust, even if it is believing.

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And the reason for this is given is because the Sunnah of Allah subhanaw taala, in dealing with the affairs of human beings in terms of its rulership in terms of power structures, in terms of society, is based on justice. The whole subject of justice brothers and sisters is a very, very vast and important,

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a very, very vast and important subject.

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And it's something that is a very, very important characteristic that every single Muslim has to seek to imbibe within themselves. And it is in many ways and respects one of the most challenging and difficult characteristics that a person can adopt. And the reason is indicated here, right? So and because Allah goes on to say, yeah, and don't follow the desire

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and don't follow the desire or it will lead you astray from the Path of Allah. So the connection here between a person who is ruled by their desires and their inability to be just there is a very strong connection between the two things. There is a very strong connection between a person who is ruled by their desires and their in ability to treat people with justice. Because the reality is that unless you have

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unless you

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unless you have

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excuse me, ever excuse me, honey, sir Sofia. Hello, Sofia.

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Yeah, I'm trying to do a live and I can't concentrate with you clinking your plate, if you don't mind. Yeah, I said, I'm doing a talk. And everyone's hearing this as well, just to let you know. Yeah. So they will hold me shouting. So yeah, sorry, everyone bit of domestic issue here. Just normal life in lockdown. My wife decides to come in and he had any hearing, and listen to stuff. And I really can't concentrate with that happening at the same time. So

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thank the Zocalo. Thank you.

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That's very sweet of her to leave.

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So yeah, as I was saying, Guys, right.

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I had to shout because she had her headphones.

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Yes. So this connection between following your desires. And I was thinking about this, I was thinking about the intellect, I was thinking about the use of the intellect and why thinking and being able to think and being able to think clearly is very, very important. However, I read, I realized that just the ability to think just the ability, just for example, having an a high IQ is not in any way shape, or form a guarantee that you're going to reach the correct conclusions about things. Because the problem is that unless you have a grip of your knifes, unless you have control your impulses, unless you've controlled your desires, what you may end up doing and often what is

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it's exactly what people end up doing is that they use their intellect in order to try and rationalize and justify their you know, that, that that desires, right. So, I was just Subhanallah someone sent a message about some French philosopher for call for call or something like that, right? Who there was some tweet about him recently, that basically, you know, he's this French philosopher, who?

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Yeah, he's basically used to, he used to pay boys in Tunisia.

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This is in the 1950s He used to pay boys in Tunisia and sodomized them in the graveyards.

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And he did this repeatedly, I think over 50 Boys he raped because that's what it is right.

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And, and apparently he had AIDS and even though he knew he had AIDS, you continue to have,

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you know, to have * with other men.

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And this is a French philosopher.

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And really, his philosophy is nothing more than a, an attempt for him to rationalize his disgusting perverted behavior. So a person can can have a very, you know, they can have a higher IQ, they could have a very lucid mind, they could use the process of reasoning, but you can just use this process for very, very perverted and misguided purposes.

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And so just being smart and being intelligent is not enough. This is very important to understand my brothers and sisters, very, very important. Because a lot of us obviously for for understandable reasons people value, the intellect and the process of being able to think deeply and properly is very, very important. But that on its own is not a guarantee of anything. Okay? So this, this, so to go back to this advice that Allah is giving to Donald, judge between men in truth. This is because as I'm saying, again, is the whole foundation, the whole basis of the way that human society works is based on justice, people can put up with all sorts of things. But funnily enough, they can't put

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up with justice for too long,

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there will come a time there will come a point a breaking point that if they are not treated fairly, they will just not tolerate it, they will not put up with it. And really, you could probably trace the rise and fall of civilizations to this issue, to the issue of were they able to

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treat Pete slowly it comes down to the fact that soon.

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Sooner or later societies what happens is that you get an elite group of people who are particularly wealthy and particularly powerful, and they use their wealth and power only to further entrench their own position and not for the benefit and not for the well being of ordinary people. You see, and ultimately, this results in injustice, this results in wrongdoing, this results in mistreatment of people. Okay, so the fundamental obligation, the fundamental job the fundamental

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responsibility of a ruler, and everyone, by the way, don't think that you escape it. Because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that everybody has that level of responsibility. Everyone is a shepherd, and they will also be asked about their flock. Everyone has sowed some level of responsibility and rulership.

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You see brothers and sisters, everybody has some level of responsibility of rulership. So obviously, the ruler is a ruler over his people. Yeah, but also a man is a in a sense, a ruler over his household. A woman is a ruler over her children. Even the eldest children have that responsibility and a degree of rulership over the younger children. So everyone has this type of responsibility in some way, shape, or form. And what is the one of the most important things that you need to have is justice. Right? But how can you be just if you are ruled by your desires, you can't think about it. Because if you're ruled by your desires, all you will do is make things the way that is easy for

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you. If you for example, are an elder sister, and you have in your in charge of your younger brothers and sisters, you can either be fair, unjust or you will

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favor certain ones of your brothers and sisters who are your favorites. And if they treat you in a certain way, you will treat them in a particular favorite way. And you will not do anything yourself and make them do all the hard work and not contribute yourself. So is this just is this fair? No one everyone knows instinctively. This is not fairness and this is not justice. Right? And it's it goes the same way for the way that the mother she treats her children. And it goes the same for the way that the Father the husband treats his wife and treats his family

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If all he does is use his family in order to satisfy his particular whims and desires and fancies, and doesn't care about treating people fairly, then what will happen that will be a miserable family, it will be a place of injustice, and it will be a place of oppression and we place where no one wants to be a no one wants to live. And then this will infect society. Because if this is how one family as well, what if all families are like this, this is just then it becomes a place of oppression, it becomes a place of tyranny. And inevitably, you see, you get the rule as you deserve you do you get the rules you deserve? And I am sure, I feel sure I'm not sure. From a scientific

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point of view that I can say I've studied this, and I've made it in a proper sociological sites, psychological scientific study, because I haven't, it's my feeling my strong feeling based on some level of observation, that what you will find, I think that if you look is you will find that the way men treat their women in a given society is the same way that rulers treat their subjects.

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Just have a look at that. Just look at different countries think about how they treat their women. Yeah.

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Think about it. Think in Afghanistan, we constantly people complain about the Taliban. How does the average Afghani treat his wife,

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Saudi Arabia, you might complain about, you know, Mohamed, what's his name? Right? How does the average Saudi treat his wife,

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I wonder.

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look around the world and see generally how men treat those people, and especially the more vulnerable and weak who are under their authority generally. And then you'll probably see that that's also the same way the people who are leaders in society treat those people who are under them.

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This is because this is how society is structured. This is how society is built, if you understand the nucleolus of society is the family, right? So this this, this dimension, brothers and sisters of justice is very

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important. The

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things that during the course of justice, obviously, people just following their whims and their desires and their and their own opinions. In order to be a judge. And to judge people fairly, you have to have a very, very firm control over your desires. So it's interesting that before this passage that I read about those that Allah's advice to doubt, it is talking about the two people who came to him in his, you know, when he is when he was praying in his bed chamber. So I'm just presuming that you no doubt at this time was tired, you know, he wasn't a particular I'm just guessing, because he was if he was in his bedroom is probably, you know, because he was tired. And

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these two disciplines and Dale obviously was shocked as you would be if someone just came to your bedroom. And you know that one of them says, Well, look, you know,

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my brother has 100 use and he's, I only have one and he's telling me to give his my you to him. And, and he does this with he's done it with persuasive speech. And then though it says, you know, how many partners oppress one another and you know, very your brother is wrong. And then he realizes that Allah had tested him. So one of the things one of the things that commentators mentioned about this is that the test he was that download only took one side of the story, he didn't listen to what the other person had to say. Right? You always have to listen to both sides of the story. And also, perhaps if we reflect on the next verses that I've just read out, that Allah says to those, you

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know, we've made you a vise Geron on Earth, so judge between the men that judge between people in truth, right?

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With the truth, so And don't let your don't follow your desire, because why following your desire is going to follow your loves is something that is going to get in the way of you judging people justly. So obviously, when you're tired when you're in a particular state, this is why people should not make judgments when they are in that state of being angry or being tired or even being hungry. Because all of these things and actually it's very interesting that that now this has actually been studied, right. They studied some they studied the in Israel they made a study on

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But how particular criminals were punished. And it really depended on what time of the day they went in front of a judge. And it was found that if they weren't in the front of the judge early in the morning, when the judge was, you know, fresh and the day had begun, they were more likely to get a lenient, lenient, lenient sentence. And if they came, at the end of the day, when the judge was more tired, and therefore more grumpy, and whatever he was, they were more likely to get a harsh sentence Subhanallah, right. Look at this, look how even something like how tired we feel, how hungry we feel, how long a day has been, is going to affect our judgment. So really, you can see that in order

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to and we're all called upon to make judgments.

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Right, throughout the day. And, you know, therefore, the point being, is that it's very important to be on top of your, you know, to have control of your knifes, right? Because if you don't, how will you make sure that you are judging people Bill hack with truth, right, and not based upon your feelings at the time.

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Right, because how you happen to feel at any particular time is not the HAC is it is just your emotions and your feelings. The truth that we need to go back to is what Allah subhanaw taala and his messenger say, so the point being brothers and sisters, what is so profound about this is the importance of being in control of our knifes. And it's just a reflection on it really is a reflection on the,

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the disastrous path of any society and civilization, that just goes down the route of following its passions and desires and makes and literally makes that that's the basis of what its society is about. Do what you feel, do what you like, do whatever you feel like having no moral discipline whatsoever. Ultimately, any society that goes down that route, any family that goes down that route, is going to go down a path of self destruction. So the other point being as well, brothers and sisters, obviously, that if we do follow our desires, right, and you end up following, you know, Al Hawa instead of Al happ, if you end up following al Hawa, what's it going to do? Yeah, it's going to

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lead you astray from the Path of Allah subhanaw taala, from the way of Allah

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which shall set

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and show laying on ice to staying on Allah's path is controlling your desires

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Subhanallah and this is why it is so important this whole topic of to scuttle knifes, Jihad Bill knifes, the struggle against yourself the struggle against your desires, the struggle against your impulses, your ability to restrain yourself and control yourself from giving into your sense of immediate gratification, I want this over now, I want this done. Now, I want I feel like this I feel like that it is so important to learn to overcome that and to be able to engage your brain to be able to think things through to be able to make decisions that are going to be the right decisions in the long run.

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Term accounts, you see

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they forgot to Allah, this is the ultimate long term planning. This is the ultimate long term planning. This is what it is at the end of the day as Muslims that is what our life is about. We are surrendering, we are controlling, we are giving up our immediate desire to satiate and gratify ourselves in order to reach a long term objective. What is the long term objective is to be safe when we stand in front of Allah subhanaw taala on the Day of Judgment.

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That's the long term goal brothers and sisters. That's the long term objective, you see. And for those who don't achieve it, what is that? There is a severe punishment, a service

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A punishment? Yes.

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What is that severe punishment that is that that's Hellfire brothers and sisters, that well, even before hellfire, there's the torment of the grave. And then even after that, then there is just the waiting, the terror and the fear on the Day of Judgment, even if you don't go to *, even the fear and the terror and the waiting and the sweat, and that you know which group you're going to be in who you're going to be raised with. Are you going to be under uh, would you be raised under the banner of the just? Or do you want to be under the banner of the tyrants? Yes, brothers think about this.

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That's a torment as well.

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And a severe one.

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So brothers and sisters egg, so taking it in reverse order. When we fear Allah when we're mindful of Allah when we have Taqwa of Allah subhanaw taala, which we talked about before, we talked about Taqwa. When we remember when we think about that's what we think what is going to happen to me when I meet Allah on the Day of Judgment. If I do this, if I die right now, and you meet Allah, what is your situation going to be?

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This is what you need to have. Because this apart from anything, creates the right framework for you to make decisions. If you want to be the wisest person, if you want to be the most wise person. Think of that.

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Everything you do every decision you make, ask yourself, Is this pleasing to Allah or not? What is the consequence of this going to be when I die? And when I meet Allah subhanaw taala? What am I going to have to face the consequence of this? On the Day of Judgment? Ask yourself, but again, even that is no good. If you are not informed, if you don't know what are the right things to do, if you're not educated with what is pleasing, and what is displeasing to Allah subhanaw taala. So you may have the impulse you may have the fear of Allah. But what is that fear of Allah, if you don't know and you're not educated, you're not informed about what is truly pleasing to Allah, and what is

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not truly pleasing to Allah subhana wa Tada. And of course, the higher your sense, the higher your position of responsibility, the more the imperative is upon you to be educated and to be informed so that you can make the right decisions. So for example, a person may think that

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favoring your family or favoring your tribe is the right thing to do. But that is not judging Bill Huck, that is not judging by the truth, because tribalism has nothing to do with Islam. Right. In fact, this contradicts what justice is, if you prefer your family, because it's your family. That's the opposite of justice. That's definitely not justice. This is what we find in the world. You know, look at what's going on right now. In America with racism here in the UK with racism looks, look what's going on with the way that they're talking about the parents who are protesting outside that school in badly. If this is a group of white parents protesting about something they would not be,

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they wouldn't be making the same comments, you can guarantee they wouldn't be making the same comments.

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In fact, that's it you see, like when it comes to some pensioner, some war veteran who was insulted with a tweet, the person who made that insulting tweet was fined

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may have even been put in prison. But when they come in and assault the Prophet Muhammad, even though this is actually technically clearly against against the law, it's it contradicts what it means to protect children. It's bullying and intimidating them. Because what, because Muslims have different cultural understandings because they have because they're a different color. Because there are different, you know, they have a different way of thinking.

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So they're treated differently. That is injustice, by a very definition. But then like I said,

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I wonder I want us Muslims to think about how we behave. Are we any different?

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Are we any different brothers and sisters?

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How do we treat people?

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Do we treat people who are not from our family in the same way? Do we cheat treat them justly? Do we treat them fairly people are from a different tribe from us. Because this disease of tribalism, this disease of nationalism, nationalism is nothing except, you know, an expanded form of tribalism. tribalism is a disease nationalism is a disease. It's a sickness.

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And this sickness and disease has infected many, many Muslims.

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And what is it?

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It's when you support your people in wrongdoing and injustice. It doesn't mean Oh, I like my town where I was born and where I was brought up, you know, and I, you know, I like roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, because I'm English. And I like that particular type of food. And, you know, I like the British weather or whatever it may be. No, we're not talking about that. It's talking about when you support your people in Injustice and wrongdoing.

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If someone else does it, you criticize them. But when you do it, and when your people do it, you don't criticize them, is the same as Serbia. His BIA is another port, but Muslims do it within their own groups, when they see someone from another sector or another group or another, his or another, whatever GEMA. They will criticize, oh, look at this, doing that, and that this and that. But when someone in their own group does it, they overlook it. Do you understand this is injustice. This is nothing but following Hawa. This is nothing but you support people because

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of what they're the same group as you that the same tribe as you, they're the same family. Now, you may say, and you may think this is very natural, yes, it isn't natural. But being natural in Islam is not an excuse. Islam does not say because it's natural, it's acceptable. I mean, it's natural in the sense that human beings live in tribes and societies. And we depend upon those tribes. And we depend upon those communities in which we live, often for our very existence. So it's very normal for people to support their tribe,

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even when their tribe is doing wrong, because in your little context of your little world, that's what's important for your survival. But Allah tells us that life is a test.

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It doesn't mean that that's because it's the way it is that that's the way you're supposed to behave. Life is a test to see whether you are going to behave in the right way or not, whether you're going to judge Bill Huck, or not.

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This is the test of life. Everyone can be loyal to their own family and their own tribe. There's nothing special about that. There's nothing remarkable about that. There's nothing heroic about that. That's not That's not remarkable or heroic or outstanding, to be patriotic, or to support your own people or to love your own homeland. There's nothing amazing about that at all.

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It's just perfectly normal, what is heroic and outstanding, and exceptional and exemplary. When a person goes against their tribe goes against their nation goes against their husband that are in that country to stand up for what is right, that is heroic, that is exceptional.

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And this is what Allah subhanaw taala. This is what he's indicating to those, what it takes to be a ruler. Because if you have rulers like that, then you have societies that will thrive, you have a society where people love to be want to be loved to live,

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because they know that they will be treated fairly, and they will know they will be treated with justice. And they won't think that oh, just because I'm not of the same color skin, or I'm not the same tribe, or I don't speak the same language, I'm going to be treated in a different way.

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You see, so this is the basis brothers and sisters of successful societies, as the basis of successful families is the basis of successful organizations is the basis of successful societies. And that is why Allah begins with this because he's talking to dowload as a qualified as someone who is a ruler, he is giving advice to him from the position of from his specific position. It's not general advice that Allah will give to everybody. It's something specific to download, because he's in a specific situation. They will donate his salaam, he is in the situation of being a ruler of having to make judgments over people. That's what really a ruler does. And a good ruler, does it

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based on what favoritism you're from my family. You've got the same color as the skin of me. You're my same religion. No.

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He does it on the basis of justice with truth Bill Huck, whereas the truth of the matter

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this is it. And you're you want to see the early Muslims if you want to see Subhan

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Allah, you know, brothers and sisters, literally people, there are accounts we have documents of Christians when the Muslims were fighting in Sham, the early Muslims in Persia in North Africa. The Christians were writing to the Muslims, begging them to come and liberate them.

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And they said because why, even though the Byzantines are our brothers in faith,

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you will treat us fairly and justly whereas they do not.

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Yes, it this is really true.

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See, because the Muslims were known for their justice brothers and sisters, they were known for their justice

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Subhanallah there are so many stories and so many examples of the justice of the early Muslims.

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There's one incident when one of the Muslim generals or you know, a noble man anyway, he was amongst the Arabs.

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He had beaten a Christian in Egypt, a Copt. And this Christian Egyptian copti had heard about the justice of Islam, and heard about the justice of the Muslim ruler. Now think about this. So he traveled all the way from Egypt, to Mecca to go and see Omar ibn Aloha tub to complain about the way that he was treated because he was just, he was just whipped.

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Right? And so when he went there, Omar was there and he complained to Omar about his treatment.

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And it happened that the same Arab Nobleman was actually there in the Kaaba making Tawaf.

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So he called him over.

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Right? He called him over and said to him, is this true that you did this?

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Right? He said, Yes. So I'm Arab. He's just, you know, who is he just a Christian cops. So Omar took his stick, he said to this Christian cops, he said, beat him as he beat you.

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Now, you know, as far as I remember this, this Arab nobleman left Islam,

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he left this,

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whereas the Egyptian the copti became Muslim SubhanAllah. He said, This is the justice of Islam. Whereas this Arab said, What is this? How dare someone treat me I'm a noble from the nobles of the Arabs. It doesn't matter who cares. We don't care if you're a noble, from a noble of who, wherever, we don't care. We don't care if you're who's the Queen and who's the who cares. You you eat food and you, you defecate it out just like everybody else. You breathe there. You eat food. There's nothing special about anybody.

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Nothing. The only thing that's important is taqwa. That's it. That's the only thing. Do you have Taqwa? And, you know, we maybe if you're old, we will respect you for the show with your, for your old and if you're young, we'll have compassion on you because you're young. And if you're a woman, we will protect you. Because we should, because the Prophet said for Allah concerning the women, right? If you're a scholar, we will respect you for your scholarship, although we don't think you're infallible, but we respect your learning and will respect your scholarship. Yeah, sure. If people have earned a position through their hard work,

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and through their dedication, we'll respect that. But just because you're born of somebody, right, just because your dad was a ruler, does that make you or your brother or how does that fit?

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How does that fit into our concept?

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Unfortunately, it's that's the system that has been

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perpetuated in the Muslim world for a long, long time.

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Well, since the time of who was the last who is the last real Khalifa who was the last person who was really chosen by Shura not based upon who his dad was, or his brother was

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of man. Now Ali had been with Ali was the last one.

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Or maybe, yeah, Omar even Abdulaziz but I think even he because he was an omad. Right. So So brothers and sisters, justice is very important. And if you want justice in your life, and you want to be treated justly, and you want to be treated fairly, I haven't I have a suggestion for you.

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My suggestion is, is that you stop yourself

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treating people with justice.

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And if you want to know the level which you need to aspire to, then I want to finish with something that I always remind myself over and over and over, and I remind others when I can about this, right?

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When a woman from the noble woman from Nakuru Amish

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had stolen,

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and she was going to have the Hadith

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on her.

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So they were very concerned why? Because she's from this good family. She's from this noble family.

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they thought let's, let's try and you know, intervene. Let's try and get someone to appeal to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam this is what people do, this is what you do, right? Oh, I know, you know, this, you know, this is going to happen, that's going to happen, let's write to the MP, let's do this. Like, that's just normal people, when there's something they want to have it overturned, they intervene. Right? They try to get someone who's close to that high up person to speak to them. Because they why though, that means they don't really have faith in the justice system, right? Or they know that the justice system is going to hand out the punishment, and they

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want to avoid it.

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You see, so they were trying to do this for this, this woman.

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So they chose Osama, who was obviously very close to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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he went to the prophet and the prophet was very upset. And he said, Do you try and interfere in a matter of the hadith of Allah?

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Do you try to interfere in a matter of the limits that you know prescriptions of our last month Allah, and the Prophet said these words, by Allah, if Fatima, the daughter of Mohamed stole, we would implement Allah's punishment on her?

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Think about that, brothers and sisters.

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Think about that really deeply. Don't just think about it. I want you to think about it and internalize it.

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that's the standard that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has set for every single one of us.

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Right? You should never

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treat your children or your family, you know, in in a certain way, and preferring them just because they're your kids. But this unfortunately, this happens all the time. People, even you tell some people this, they don't even understand it. Oh, how could he do something like that? How how, what sort of thing is that I will protect my child against all odds. Right? That's where you get psychopathic, you know, killer murderer, thieves, gangsters, but it happens. And it happens in our communities, brothers and sisters, doesn't it? It happens in our communities. You see?

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There are parents that aren't they don't you know, that they know that their children. Their sons are drug dealers and pimps and all sorts of haram things. What do they do? Do they stand against it? Do they refuse their money? Do they? You know, would they hand them over to the police?

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So you know, if we're not ready to be just with ourselves and the people around us, why should we expect anyone else to treat us justly?

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I'll leave that with you brothers and sisters.

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Why didn't you read these verses? Because Subhanallah these verses of solitaire sad, which is the 38 Zero 26 and keep reading as well mashallah, because it talks about that. Allah didn't create this universe without purpose. Subhan Allah. And this is just it's amazing how all of these verses come together. Like when you when you sit and think about what Allah is saying. And then Allah say, Well, why would then Allah say we didn't create this universe without purpose because it's just to remind you, that it has a purpose, to test us to see

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which of us is best in conduct. Which of us is going to feel Allah which of us is going to do that deeds in the most correct way and do them sincerely for Allah? Life is a test brothers and sisters. May Allah help us in this test of life. May Allah help us to help ourselves by

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controlling our laughs ROM.

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Adan is a great time for knifes control. That's what it's all about really isn't it? Ramadan is a time of knifes control. It's all part of the training to restrain our desires. You see, to show you you can do it. You can do it rather than sisters until next time. May Allah bless you in the dunya and the Acura thanks for tuning in don't forget to share this video you never know who might listen to this some person who is living a life of tyranny may listen to this and change their life around and you know maybe the whole world will change round and we'll live in peace and harmony for a bit won't last forever never does. But who knows we can make the world a better place in sha Allah bit

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of Nila brothers and sisters and next tool until next time, so Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

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