Seerah #04 – Effect of Ethnicity

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Somebody was sending them to you know, have you eaten

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today insha, Allah will continue

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the sila Halacha, we have yet to arrive at the, at his birth, I just thought

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we probably won't get there today either. But inshallah next next time around, we'll talk about his birth and talk about the years that

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preceded his prophecy, meaning the years of preparation, I like to call them. But until then we I still have a few points I want to cover of how the world was before he was born, I just thought it was, I find it very important. And it's for relevance in order for you to actually connect with the broader audience. So obviously, on SEO, you have to know how the world was when it before or when it was born around the time he was born. And, and to do that, I told a number of stories. So I'm telling you the story of the Christians of Milan, the story that is documented as suited to the Buddha which and we talked about the story of us having seen

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what happened the year the prophet is also was born. And I told you about a number of smaller stories or shorter stories that happened within the 50 or 100 years before his birth ologists Otto Sinha So today as you all know what I'm going to do is I'm going to break down a little bit

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the families that existed within Qureshi just a little bit, nothing crazy just to kind of whenever they get the PowerPoint up and Gela to explain to you what time what tribes existed in Mecca, and what the alliances are legions of looked like in Mecca, this it was you understand that part of the syrup, you won't be surprised when I tell you full time didn't accept this number really, or if we learn accepted Islam early. A lot of this is political. A lot of the white people accepted them except went back to the politics of the tribes in Mecca. Meaning what that really means is that the most of the people of Mecca the people who didn't have the luxury of examining Islam through a

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unbind through an unbiased lens, they were forced to see the prophets of Allah or use them to the lens of the political norm of the time they were living in meaning they had to see Mohammed ibn Abdullah ibn Abdullah McCollum, even Hashem is an admin of see that says that's his passport and I just love to see them. Each name means something different coming from the grandfather admin, a man that he belonged to a certain group of tribes. The fact that he comes from Hashem Ivanovna means he also comes from a smaller group of tribes all these things mean I mean certain types of alliances animosities.

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Covenants and wars so when you when he's when he presents himself on a gestalt lucid and he asked himself based on who he is, and people when they see him, they see him through that lens.

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By the way, we do the same thing today. It's not that difference. Now, things haven't changed that much. You may say, Oh, what a silly way to look at a person. What a silly way to look, you guys are all relatives. But on the larger scale, all human beings are relative, it's just a number. You know, I just come to find him his grandfather's. If I count maybe 50. We all we're all relatives sitting here, I'm pretty sure he got 50 names, we'll all be cousins, is just a number. Right? If you think about it, and yet we see each other based on country based on ethnicity based on race, where he come where he comes from, he comes from what they what color their skin they have kind of tells you where

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they're coming from, and if they have to go to certain way that you know, they're a part of this peninsula, or this or this country or that. And we we judge each other based on that and we either refuse or commend or, or accept people based on that as well. So it's not that different. And even within this Muslim Ummah, we are the speakers that we listened to the people that were willing to follow the people that were willing to stand by, a lot of it comes back to where they come from, and how is that different from the than the people of Quraysh accepting what the prophets of Allah are you sending them rights, based on what family he belongs to? This way, no differences. Same thing.

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He's just on a smaller scale during his life, but he has taught wisdom and on a larger scale during our lives, nothing really changed besides that.

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Okay, if it's gonna take some time, then I'll move on to the point after that I'll break down the families which must be put into

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the point after that I wanted me to talk a little bit about a man by the name of Abdul Khalid Ibn Hashem. Now if I if you remember the lineages I use recited upon you for the Prophet Hadees soldiers and hopefully by the end of the fourth or fifth halacha in the future, you'll know his lineage journey as well, so properly, so He's behind many will have dinner, even up the length of time, even Hashem inhabitants. So I'm going to call it a Hashem.

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It's a man that is worthy of us talking a little bit about his his grandfather audience.

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As I entered his sixth or seventh or eighth year of life, I will talk about his relationship with him much more. Because I'm a believer will take care of the problems of advising them directly during those years, usually grandparents or they're indirectly, they're just spoiling your kids and make your life horrible. But that's that's what grandparents do. And they do it very well. They make sure that you all the reasoning effort you put into your kids has taken away with one visit, but at the end, or they're indirectly they're a part of your children's lives. And actually, they make a very positive impact on your children. You just don't know it. We don't see it until many many many

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years later. So I've never been I've had the opportunity to actually be directly involved in the profit as long as the upbringing and I'll talk about that effect inshallah. Once we arrived to his sixth or seventh or eighth year of life, but prior to that you have to know

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I'm a believer, even Hashem was a man who really changed the way Arabia looked. And before the Prophet came around, he made certain decisions, and he had any any perform certain actions, and he had influence in certain fields that actually changed how things worked within the peninsula. I'll talk about a few of them. Number one, he revives zum zum.

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He revives them to music What do you invite invite you see, sounds awesome. What was disappear, maybe 100 years after his money to

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hit the

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ground with his foot injury. I helped him on it. And we jumped on, and he used it to live from for the rest of her life. And, and it's nice, and I'm used it to hold on to the temeka. During his life. 100 years later, Joan had a war with another tribe and they want us Judo was the tribe that ran the city. And they had to leave McKenna out of spite. They destroyed the well of zamzam.

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They covered it up in stone, and no one could find it. For many, many, many centuries, no one knew where it was. It was people know that there. There is a Well, somewhere. There's no one knew where I was. And for many, many centuries, no one knew they couldn't find it. And Maccha struggled with water. Any city in the world struggles with water, it doesn't make that much progress if the water is the is the origin of life. And as the origin is the origin of the life of civilizations as well. You need water. That's what you did you study history, you look at the map, all the big civilizations always developed beside a body of water of some sorts. Usually, it's a huge river, or

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besides the sea, it's always somewhere where there's a lot of water, it's known. So America really didn't have water until I knew but even Hashem start to think about Giemsa because he knew from the stories, his grandfather is married, and he said, I'm gonna grow him. There was some some in the stories known. And he became obsessed with figuring out how to revive and fight and then some some.

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So he kept on thinking about it and asking people until one day, he saw a dream.

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And the gym, someone came to him and told him for Barbara, and left, and he did something called Barbara something that is pious or beautiful or brings piety. So the man so he said, What is bone right? The guy walks away the next night, he comes and tells him,

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hey, my balloon,

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take the one that is hidden. So he says, What are you talking about the man leaves in the next time he comes. He's

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a big believer. That which is beautiful. And he was fourth night the man came, and he gave him he told him where to dig. And he gave him certain, and he gave him certain descriptions of when you're going to find when he goes and he digs it. And then up until Robin awesome. And the funny thing is, they're gonna say no, you need to find the narration that is history, but it's not important. But anyways, he was given some descriptions, he went the next day, and he was looking for it. And he found the description that this person told him in his dream, and he began to dig in if you got to dig in the dirt for either for three days. And finally water came up in the midst of Mecca, if

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you've been to America, you know how difficult what I just explained to you is it's a very, very dry land. And it's rock. It's just it's mountain and it's rock line. You don't you don't agriculture wasn't a big thing in Mecca. And Medina is different. That's what they they grew crops, not in Mecca till this day. That's not you don't grow things there. It's very, it's very difficult then. So he dug them down. And he was able to revive some of them.

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And the more he spoke with him because they wanted a share of them for themselves, not we'll call it but he wanted, he wanted to make them as a civilian want to make it something open for everybody to benefit from it. And he wanted to make it something open for people free immigration wanted to basically take it for themselves and each one with its tribe would own a certain day where they could use the wealth and that water would be there as they sell the water make money. And I won't get into that you didn't want them to actually thought glacier for many, many decades to keep them free. And he built a lot of alliances when he did that and he lost a lot of friends

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back there when you did that as well, a lot of people in Mecca weren't having on people place weren't happy with the fact that I mean, McCollum was able to keep something for you whether during his way, his name was shava shava 200. That was his name. He was born Shiva. And his father Hashem even happens when he was named was Hashem because he Hashem is to break something down to the meat crumbles. So as you used to used to make wheat make bread for the judge and feed the judge, he was known to be someone very, very generous, and Hashem would go to Damascus.

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And he would go back and forth with business to buy and sell things. And one day he went to us then he died.

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It's not the people. It was his fault. By the way, he just that's what happened. He died. So I thought it was a shaver. His son was with him and had to come back. He had to come back with his uncle and his uncle is called Elmo, his name is Colin. So when we came back and entered Metka, and behind him on his donkey on his new on his camel is a young boy. So people asked him, Who is that younger put him? Is that your slave? I had to carry him. Is this your slave? Yeah, we'll call him. So they, he developed a nickname. Instead of being called shava shava, which is named, he was called to have dinner with Putin this lievable but it just became a nickname for him for the rest of his

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life. That's why he's known as I'm appointed, but his actual name was chamber. It wasn't often when

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his mother was sending them an album from Benny nutjob from yesterday. Now, why is that important to keep that piece of information with you for the next couple of months, is his mother, his new name was sent by the download. And she was from a tribe called going on the job and been in the job of a small tribe within the tribe have a physical edge. And where do they live? Live it yesterday. So Allah subhanaw taala had pre prepared for the prospect syllabi, send them a link with with yesterday, way before he was born. He's going to tell you he's going to immigrate to Canada at some point in the future. But there was a pre prepared link in association with that tried before he was

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born on a Southwest. Why? Because I'm going to call him and his wife said Mama will have Abdullah the prophets I send them his father, who will have the Prophet Mohammed Abdullah, if not, we will call him. He has relatives from his father's side. So his father's uncles on his father's mother's side. Now I was confused. But if you have families like mine, it's a piece of cake. I can kind of branch out a family for you go in different directions. If you have a pair of family that is simple. So for him on his father's side, his father had uncles that lived in yesterday, an uncle that lives in yesterday. So we have relatives in YouTube. So once he and when he ended up going there, there

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was some there's a link there for him that made it easier for him to actually fit in and to speak to them. And that's something I must have had to have prepared for them. I need selectors to them. So it's up to him.

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And he confronted me. I told you about this. I told you about this last time, he stood in front of me. He didn't fight. He didn't really cause a problem. But he stood there in front of him. And he made me very frustrated. Because I was looking for a fight. He was hoping that the Arabs would put together an army to defend their gabbeh He would demolish the army demolish the Kaaba and show supreme power and everyone to come to his church and I will put him last time him he basically he must have a heartless face telling him you're here to destroy the karma. Are you okay good for you. Can you give me please my camels because I know what that the die was destroyed because the Kaaba

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has a lord that will take care of it. So give me back my camels please. I invested a lot of money into them. So he gave him back his camels but he felt disgraced. And this story of course, all the Arabs heard of

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some people call it became an international figure known to the heavy ship in Yemen, known to the kingdom of Kenya and known to all the Arabs, Americans who have confronted Oprah laughed at him, took his camels and walked away and watched his demise.

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He became a man of quite a lot of influence. He was very famous people would come all over from all over Arabia to speak to him, he would make no money would take appointments this back before any people needed to take an appointment in order to demand to speak down to a button and Hashem. I've never had money. He was never a man of wealth ever. All the problems facing them as family going back into his lineage, none of them, none of them. He himself never never grew wealth. His father didn't live long enough to grow wealth and will fight even Hashem didn't grow wealth, and Hashem didn't grow wealth, and so did their great grandfather never grew and never had money. They had

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status they had so sorry.

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They had social status and people respected them, people for reasons that we'll talk about, and respect, held them in higher regards. And and that to them that more than having a lot of money, other families have different preferences.

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You also revived the live Ibrahim out of your setup. Is he even Hashem even though the people of that era had lost their way from the honey via the Brahim meaning the

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The dean have to heat the belief if Joe Hayden had been manipulated, and the entity brought in Islam and all these other things that weren't a part of tohave however, there are certain laws that

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Hashem was able was able to revive again and bring back within within within Mecca like making River. I'm seeing that river something that is not proper. And of course people still still did it. But it wouldn't

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went back to being a law of the land. The river is something that is haram and other examples that I've been able to revive the wild. And while he might have said I'm again and again, in preparation for the problem is sometimes you have to come forward and actually revive people like him on his way of life all together.

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The last point I'll make about a moment that he made was that an ally with flex this is probably the most important thing he did.

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Of course, everyone is looking at me like that's not important at all. You've never heard of it and it's a definitely an important well ran Mecca. They basically were the owners of Mecca for many many years to achieve stuff mecca for centuries upon centuries, until Polish was able to overthrow them and then become the the rulers of Metka. So the backlash between husana and operation was heavy was known. They hated one another and this was causing Mecca to be weak in the city effect, it was a leak city because it had two tribes in the middle of it, they've been fighting over who will rule for many, many years, and we're putting them in Hashem was able to open the door. To hold them in

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order for him to make alliances with was out to the point where he was I stopped trying to bleed Mecca. If you remember I told the person who's the first person to bring idols into into Arabia. He's a man of color I'm already been talking about last time, I don't even know how he was. He was the he was the chief of MK at the time, this was I ran back at the time. So I'm gonna call it was able to make allies which was, again, later in the sealer. Once the product size emblems finally was able to sign of Abia, who's the first tribe to enter into his alliance, I thought this

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was the first tribe to sign with the province I sent him a treaty and to be a part of his allegiance, this is after an ADEA will be. So you go back into history, you figure out a lot of these things were pre prepared by Allah subhanaw taala. For that welcome.

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I'm gonna go back to this year, and I'm going to use

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my finger at the microphone, to explain, explain a few things. And

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now, I'm not sure how clean this is to the ladies at the back, but this is the best I can do. So this is basically the products that I send them as lineage and branching out from it, or the different tribes and undred, or the names or some names that are important for us to know. And you'll see how this a lot of this will make sense. You can see there are small little the triangle here, and there's a circle here. So the triangle is called the beam, there was an alliance and mechanical tension with a union and the Prophet sallallahu wasallam belong to that alliance. So all the names that have beside them a triangle

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are a part of that alliance.

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And all the ones that have a circle around them are part a part of an alliance called Hindu.

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And it was an an opposite or an opposing alliance that existed in Mecca. So you can look at all the all the circles,

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all these circles, so if you broke them down, you will find that in Harris,

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Ben he's over. Then he has him many avid chimps, then He says very avid manner all the good all were a part of winter lights. And then if you look at the opposite of lions, you'll find any ID no very, very much zoo

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many outdoor dog and bunnies and venues. Now, why is it important? Now?

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Who does he belong to in terms of tribes?

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So whenever you see Mizzou

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name is Joe.

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Depending on Zoom, he shared with a new healer. Then when you have zoom, all three of them

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took him for how long it takes a Muslim

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20 years. It took him 20 years to accept Islam. He was only Muslim for the last few years of the Prophet's life and his wife, Justin was known to be the worst enemy he should have been the Lena was an enemy and these children continue to be enemies that are part of the wrong Alliance. And we know that because we got a new round we'll talk about it. You're actually saying word for word. I can never I can never ever follow or be a part of anything from a person from Benjamin Minaj. It's impossible. I can't do it. We've been we've been we've been against these people for many, many years. Ben Rocky, from the miserable club, is he here he's a circle over six years to accept Islam.

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Later on to become one of the greatest clips that ever lived by the greatest tools that the world has ever seen. It took him six years because he's a part of the wrong the lights. It didn't

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belong to the right group. When you saw him you can see her in circle under an angle

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Because I will also come 20 years as well, even the names of the newest books, it took them about two more minutes. Because we weren't able to see Islam through the unbiased lens of what the DEA was teaching, they had to see they had no choice if the artist sees them through the lens of the political agenda that was running the time. I am telling you this, because we still have the same problems today. This hasn't changed. This one, I'm fine. I'm telling you this because this has not changed. It's exactly the same. So don't mock them and don't think we're better than them. Don't look at them. So you are. Why why why would they do this?

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Why would you be 16 years 18 is the fact that he accepted his fan was a miracle. When I woke up and said he was gonna No one believes impossible. Someone from Benny ID is gonna follow someone from buddy Hashem, that's a joke. That's a joke. It's just It can't happen. That can't happen. They hate each other. And yet, Tom became the public so I sent him His most beloved companion.

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And the examples of course, are many. Now, why is place called Polish where the police come from? So look at the prophets. He came here, I think it's like to see them from Hashem. Abdullah Abdullah autonomy and then Hashem. Hashem was the first person to do this. She that was safe, travels back from Yemen to Damascus, he started his passion in an avid manner over here.

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Now,

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in an Apple site, this guy over here will tell you his college operation as well. His name was gracious enough to say he came to America, McCabe more fighting for he was wasn't ruling he was able to remove without completely and he brought all the triangles that existed that came from Tina Anna and nobleman, Kiana and he made and united them. And they said, or Marcia home, meaning he brought them together, he brought me something that was divided. And he combined it all together. And that and from that moment on, the tribe was called polish. From that moment for that was fun. There's another narration that says that correlation, actually someone else's is this man up here again.

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He said that he one day walked out of his house wearing a piece of clothing that he was holding on to like this. And when you when you hold on to something combining it, they say in Arabic, or Russia, that's, that's the usage of the word. And from that moment on, he was, I don't know, it doesn't really matter that much. What's important to know is that the tribes that lived in Mecca besides even Huzzah, they all came from Canada, they all came from the same person here. And these tribes are known to have certain ethical statuses that I'll explain in a moment. Meaning like I told you what all the negative stuff that Arabs did back in the day, all the negatives of the political

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negatives, the social negatives, the ethical negatives, yes, they were the norm, but certain families held on to the laws of Ibrahim it set up the ethical laws, and I'll explain in a few minutes. So we'll see if any more I mean, God, even physically mannequin, and another, it bikina is the problem somewhere syndrome is lineage. And this was a passport for you, knowing who you were, when you walked in the land, people knew you based on

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where you from, and the farther you went, the higher the grandfather that you had to talk about became. So he went all the way to the North. None of these names meant anything to people in the North, you'd have to tell them I am from Milan, they've been dissolved. had done, which is obviously someone besides me, right? So I'm not gonna you know, the people who come from, it's nice to have to say himself, I'm from mobile, because there's a whole nother tribe called gonna be a completely different group of people

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is important, because you were known based on these things back then. And none of this has really changed that much. We just use different names. You don't know I'm the dog and abdomen up. And I was gonna say, and I said, there's no, I don't know these names. We know countries, countries and backgrounds. And if you came from a country, it becomes even more specific. Which city do you come from?

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And based on the city, we judge you, and then the city is very simple. Which neighborhood do you come from?

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And then we know based on the neighborhood, which school you went to, comes easier. And then if you can make it break it down to families, and we're all one big family. They want to be family. But if you bring us all together, I asked woman's part of it. Are you from?

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Oh, you from that part? They don't know anything. They don't know. And then with the smaller parts, okay, when this fella Burns, who is your who's your grandfather, oh, you're from London and just keeps on going and never ends. It never ends. I hate it when we act like we're ethically superior. There's something that has not changed at all. That is still there is still strong and going. And we're still practicing on a daily basis.

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And it has the same effect that it had back then. It's just a bit masked, it's masked a little bit, not a lot. It's a little bit all it takes is the right scenario just presented itself and all the masks and everything that is not at all that there's not a hidden will immediately present itself. And if you don't believe me, just watch the news

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mostly

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teams are fighting all over the planet. Muslims who are very similar, same language, the same time, they live in the same family names they become because they come from the wrong part of the blue side of the border.

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And immediately it turns into the issue of racism. And people start harming one another.

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Knowing this is not to build racism, it's just understand, when I tell you that men have not been accepted Islam, he's from the wrong tribe as well.

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He's from the wrong group, he's from Benny Ovid. Shem, is looked at chumps at the circle around his name, Manu, and all of omega k brown champion all them took a long time to check this not because they weren't a part of the rate Alliance, it didn't work out.

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And then you look at other people who were quick to accept, because they were in the Reagan Alliance. And that just tells you that even the prophets I send them was was facing a problem that most of us meaning he was he was he had to deal with an issue that most people don't even know about.

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Before I move on from this point, I want to I want to talk about something

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you see, in Hashem.

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The reason I talk to you about him now, because you could have easily know this, you know, without specifically knowing about it, but I do have a point. He was the grandfather, he grew up on a psycho salon like hearing of what an honorable man his grandfather was.

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And I'm going to give you an example, a personal example, I grew up with a similar story in my life.

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I grew up hearing about my grandfather, on my father's side, he died when was 39 years old, very young man.

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He died, he was the chief of the small village that I come from, that you couldn't find on Google Maps, even if you try it.

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Maybe 1520 Or maybe 2000 people.

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1500 of them carry the same last thing, oh my gosh.

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But I grew up as a child, listening to stories about my grandfather, from my dad, and later on for people who knew him, right. And for me, as a young boy,

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it builds an image in my mind that I had to live up to. I later found out that 50% If not more of the stories were all untrue. But it didn't matter. Because during my let your early years, during my when I needed that. As a child, I needed to know where I came from, and who do I have to look up to? And what brings in my own blood? And what person can I relate myself associate myself with. So they raised the bar for myself in my life just a little bit. This is an important point you need to make in your life. You need to tell your children about their elders, you tell them tell them about their grandfathers in your grandfather's give them people to to hold on to, I'm not telling you to go

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crazy, start lying. Right now. That's not what I'm trying to say. But what I am trying to say is that tell them about figures who are great.

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Every person no one's perfect. You know, you can choose what stories you're going to tell your children. But think of your own data, your grandfather, you must have someone in your family a great a great individual or a grandmother.

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On the same on the same note, my sister grew up hearing of my grandmother, who was a lady who took care of 10 children after a 39 year old husband died. And all of them became doctors and engineers and teachers. And they had nothing but two cows and a piece of land. Again, something for him to grow up listening to. This makes a difference in the psyche of children. It changes the way they think I know now that if my dad didn't tell me the stories, or my grandfather used to make fun of him when I was 15. And the kids are gonna tell me a story when your grandfather picked up the doctor with his left hand, right down and all that other stuff. But know what I think about it, those

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stories made me who I was who I am today, because he raised the bar for me in my mind, this is a you need to be like, you have to be like that person. And if you're not like that person, you're nothing and I have to work hard to prove that I can be someone like that. Or else I didn't live up to my own lineage, Roman heritage. Make sure that you connect your children to their grandparents and tell them about individuals in your family history that are worthy that was drunk and that will go a long way with them. It means a lot to Providence. I said I grew up being told your grandfather's that will enhance your your ability to drive kid.

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And of course that he also had to live up to that that meant something. He had to be someone who had the same ethical code that I'm gonna have had someone who who cared for people because I'm gonna make them free. That's why people love to hear

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the stories I used to hear my grandfather used to take food to people in the village when he had an extra money. I remember an old man came and told me what was the demand of a small Masjid all of them were elderly people used to tell me stories of my grandpa. There's always stories, but your grandfather used to bring the hungry which is meat

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from a roofer from baccara other B for people wherever they are to people, but he used to know that I like chickens. So he's repeating the rules for me that is

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useless story. But I used to think

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that, you know, this left an impact on this man, he's 75, he can barely see, he got to remember the name of his own children. But he remembers a story of someone who used to care for us to take a moment to show him some kindness that he didn't have to do. He never forgot it. And he shared it. And that made a difference. I knew he was an important thing here for you for us to know. Because the brothers grew up hearing about him.

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He died, Robert ISON was eight years old. So I want you to really remember him not much. But that doesn't mean that he does not understand that I belong to someone that is great. And I need to be great. I know that everyone here has an individual in their family, they can easily tell their children about this easy. Even if they're boring, even if they're tired of hearing the stories, keep on telling them about jitsu I'm allergic to it and said to me, you know, I wanted to tell them the stories, and then tell them what the story is of the higher level of grandchildren. Fathers, like the names we're gonna talk about here. And this Ilan, what I'm telling you the stories of this era,

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I tell you about names you can tell your children about because one way or another, we're all descendants of that generation. So I tell you, Oh, man, I am 100 surveillance I even said, I'm telling you about people that you can connect your children to. I think that's one of the reasons why your sisters struggle, because you don't talk enough about Asia and South Asia and

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talk to them and set them up like having a

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robot, you know, we're going to talk about enough about the people and almost sentiment and all the beat names and the ladies who without the mustache, it wouldn't have made it. We don't tell their story. So they don't have you don't have these individuals to hold on to.

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There's a there's a known psychologist today by the name of Philip Zimbardo. He talks about the demise of guys. Take a moment and talk to the guy who's here. He talks about the demise of guys a TED Talk. It was like six minutes or seven minutes. He talks about how young men aren't performing as well as they used to do just 50 years ago, that males are underperforming in every single field of life. And in his mind, he's an atheist doesn't believe in God at all. But in his mind, the number one reason is fatherlessness.

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He says it's fatherlessness. But he says he said that fathers either aren't there physically or they're physically but not there psychologically. That's what he believed. I took that same point. And I made it to him more. And I kind of expanded on it. I think it's not just fatherlessness as an individual. I think he goes a few generations up as well. Meaning there's no the father figure isn't there personally, and there's no other for father figures for them to connect to, to relate to to feel that they have to own up own up to something that is great. Leave the Quran when those two orphans are suited

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when they're their wealth is preserved and you know, starve the item and sit in the middle of it. What kind of whoo hoo. Now Saudi Arabia had a great, and then when their father was one of the great men, the fact that you it's an important issue, but the issue of Deen it's also an issue of heritage of passing down the message passing down the baton so that they continue to carry the legacy.

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It's not has been dean that spreads

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horizontally, obviously, you teach people in your time, but it's also a deal that spreads vertically. And as very strong vertical spread, spreading. It's very strong. It's a it shouldn't be an issue. I don't and it is today. I don't know why. But it is. And this is why I think one of the reasons I think it is, is because we've lost that that father figure that those father figures and what they mean, and mother figures, the PCRF and the matriarch on both sides of the same thing. I believe that losing that the verticals behind the legacy of Islam as being lost, the result of those nothing at the vertical is strong.

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If there is the vertical doesn't hold on a stock, if you don't make sure your son and your daughter are better Muslims than you were, then the horizontal spread of the deen doesn't do much. It doesn't do much. Because horizontal spread means someone learns Islam is new to them. It's new to them. Obviously, it's gonna take them time to understand it to own. But you've been a part of a family, they've been Muslims for 1000 years. What are you doing? Why are your children holding on to it more than you this is a vertical passage down the legacy is to continue striving doesn't. And it's done. We're seeing it's getting lost slowly, not just in this country, where are the majority of Muslims,

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it's just all over the globe. Now. We're failing, don't to pass it down. And I think the reason I talked to Hashem is because I think it's an important point.

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He affected the prophets. I send them a lot. It's a lot more than I can tell you, he'll talk about him during his life, the prophet and he saw someone leader talked about many times his bravery in his in his in his ethics. And I think it's something worth thinking about.

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Right that branches over. So now we move on to the next one. So I talked about a lot of the bad things that existed during the Prophet so some of them's like, now when he's talking about the bad ethics, whether we're talking to a politically, ethically socially, the bad practices that we don't we know are bad

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And, of course, not everybody did do. But whenever we talk about something that we're looking at society, you have to look at the best ethics and the worst ethics. And that's how you know how the society works. So a society that doesn't have a law in society that has a lot of really horrible ethics that are spread example being, you know, burying children alive, that is a concept that is completely foreign to us and hungrier today, we don't understand it, we can't understand how people will think of doing it. But that happened back then. Meaning that the bad stuff was really bad, the ethics hadn't dropped. That doesn't mean that there weren't people in a higher level. And the Arabs

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had some,

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some good stuff.

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I think that these good stuff are one of the reasons Allah subhanaw taala, chose the final prophesy to be amongst them. And he chose the Prophet alayhi salatu salam to be amongst them, because they had a few things going for them. Number one, Your Honor. What do I mean by that? You are owned by your word. If you made a promise, and you said something, that's it, you would see it through. If that meant you had to give up your wealth. If that meant you had to give up your life, you would happily do it. Honor was a big deal. Back in the day, this was something that meant a lot. Forget about contracts and signing No. If I asked you, will you do this for me? And you say yes, because I

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walk away knowing unless you're someone who

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you look down to on your people condescend to you, if you're someone who can hold their word.

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If you watch medieval movies, and you know exactly what I'm talking about, this was a thing all over the world. But the Arabs, it was a big deal. There are a lot of stories, I'm not going to bore you with a lot of stories of people who, who went from being extremely rich to losing everything, because they made a promise one day 50 or 60 years ago, it would never break their promise thing, I honor.

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That's why even wars, there was a code. There were codes you would never call the messenger. Right? In war, there will be duels during the duels, no one will interfere. Only few people will fight, they still honor because you can easily you can take advantage of that. Right? And when the war is able to use whatever, no, no, there's no you can't do that. You would never hit someone from behind. Never, ever. If you did that you would be shamed for the rest of your life. There's no honor in that. Never you never hug someone. And

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by the way, within Canada, you can never hit a woman. If you hit a woman you were shamed the rest of your life. And this is known with the names of people who did it to were completely excluded from their tribes every minute, get to know honoring that, why would you do that?

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Integrity. They had integrity.

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After your story, just a funny, funny, funny story. There was a man called I'm a little bit hint, I would have been hint. He was named after his mother because his mother was from the great.

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She was from and highly different from an unknown man and then very famous from a famous strike. So he was known by his mother, not his dad, because his dad had less of a strong lineage than his mother did. He was one of the kings of a healer. He was one of the kings of Arabia is I'm gonna beat him. He was seeing a bunch of people once they said, Is there anyone on Earth or in Arabia, that when his mother or his wife would refuse to serve my mother, his mother in the home? Is there anyone? So they said yes, there is I'm going to presume and his mother they will refuse, I'm going to assume is one of the known Yanni brave men of Arabia are the known poets. So I will call him over

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there I have business with him anyways, I need to help them fix a problem within two tribes. But the government had been fighting for years. And he wanted I'm gonna go to him and asked, I'm gonna get him to help them out. Well, let's see if this happens. So he brings him in, John is sitting with American hens and the two mothers and entrepreneur Lee sitting somewhere else. And the king's wife comes mother tells I'm willing to assume costumes mother to give her something to bring her something when they're apart. So the latest she would answer her the home saw she got to the budget to either hydrati hub if you want something and get it yourself, so she wouldn't repeat it again.

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Get me the pods and she was saying the same thing if you want to get it yourself. And then she said the third time so the mother I want to whom

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I have been humiliated for time when I'm gonna go for coffee. And I'm gonna put them up in a chapter in the king's head off. And he said 200 pages of poetry. I know hopefully this is gonna give us about a year or two before the Rena

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Lena when when Luna

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Luna arrived

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in either a very known blizzard that became one of them, one of us one of the pieces of poetry that were written in the in the in the water of Goldman by by Goldwater and put inside the Kaaba, and he took his mother and left.

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Crazy story

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totally happened because you narrated all across the board within within a span of 100 years integrity. They would never accept anyone to mistreat them. They would never accept being familiar that

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this can be taken both ways. This can be taken in a very, very bad way and legally, they can take in a good way as well. Where you hold on to your personal integrity, you respect yourself. You respect yourself.

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Don't allow people to mistreat you, whether at school or in the workplace, or wherever you are, you refuse people to mistreat you. You don't accept people to say something to you that is negative that they shouldn't say to you that they don't have the right to say to you, because for some reason you feel embarrassed of who you are. You don't let someone say something Islamically racist to you ever. Wherever you may be, you refuse that and you stand your ground, whether it's your whether it's a colleague, whether it's a teacher, whether it's an employer, whether it's whatever whoever it may be, you refuse it random people who are seem to have psychiatric issues, leave them alone, but I'm

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talking about within issue within where you work, where you live, or where it matters, where you feel targeted, you shouldn't refuse to be humiliated, mistreated,

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is a part of being a Muslim, where you have this level of integrity where you don't, you're not okay, you're humble period, people who come to you with their problems and their need, you're very humble, but not when someone humiliates or mistreats me, this is a part of it, the balance of that is really important to airtight a good balance of it, where they respected themselves. And then you had to treat them with respect yogic determined respect in your life.

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You have to only accept being respected.

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We don't do a good job at it. Well, we don't. I know because I grew up just like everyone else, with the same fear, the same insecurities and same problems. Make sure that you have integrity. Again, one of the issues that were going for that they had very strong communication skills, they had language proficiency, if anything, they were the kings of literature at the time. I said 200 prints of poetry said right on the spot. I don't know if that's, that's impossible. This is almost impossible, I can't imagine. But unless you have a command of the language that is insane, that's impossible. But the command of the language that they had allowed them to be supreme communicators.

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They knew how to get a message across, they know how to speak, they knew how to be heard, they made sure that they communicated efficiently, and the strength that they have within their language, made sure that when the products I said and brought the Quran, when he brought to them the message of ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada, it wouldn't be properly understood and must be properly practice. And it would be an evidence that this book is truly miraculous, because they spoke the language better than they had commanded the language that was impeccable. But the language also had a strong impact.

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A piece of poetry, one verse of poetry was enough to remove a tribe, from a from a full country. One verse of poetry that didn't go the right way, could ruin your life. Because if it came immediately, it would catch on, and people would say it, I'll tell you a story. There was a group of people

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that were called that a poet said something negative about them in poetry, and he called them Ben who enfin Napa. He called them the signs of the nose of the camel.

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And you've got so humiliated that they had to move from where they lived. And they went into the way up in the north within the up to date. And they stayed there for academic crap at least two generations for like 100 years, until later on poets, poets became later said another person poetry, who will enforce what is notable that you are more manda you so we do anything. Over there, the the kind of the nose of the camel, and other tribes are the tail of the camel who sees equal than the nose and the tail. So they came back.

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They came back in the champions of man, tell us now we've been doing binotto We're proud of it. One piece of poetry could destroy someone's life.

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It was very difficult. But this of course, meant that when you deposit engages us and spoken the language of the

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spoke the Arabic language and brought the Quran that taught the Arabic language, if there was anything wrong and how he spoke, or what the Quran said, it would be come immediately clear, there will be no joking around. They know exactly what they were doing. This is what they this is their trade. Their trade was language. The most beautiful poetry that you'll ever read is generally poetry is a poetry before it is like by itself was set up.

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Of course, most people will never actually be able to read. But if you end up understanding Arabic well enough and be able to read that poetry, it's amazing. They're connected. The language is amazing. I cannot explain to you how how strong it was, and how proficient they were.

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They were very generous. Who here doesn't know how to McLarty? Maybe a few younger generations don't but everyone else is really powerful funny. Hi, Jim Williams. He's from a small tribe called Thank you. This tribe had no status at all. Zero status universe nothing until America's halogen came along. And this man was so generous that not only did he become famous, he made his whole tribe famous until the Olympia people's think of him ability. His son Id even had to apply in his daughter with both himself and

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he was so generous that he would turn his fire or every night we refuse to eat unless someone saw the fire from afar and came and ate with him. He would not eat until his guests would come around and somehow and eat with him to the point where some were some of the stories that he had nothing just feed a guest one day he has flooded all his

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She put all his candles in all his cows. So he's putting his horse in the feed and fed in his horse at the time your your horses if you're if your transportations, everything that job. They had generosity, but the hydro for the wrong reason, obviously

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chastity decency.

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You may think, oh no, no, they weren't seen that was the biggest thing existed back then. Well, it just like exists today. But there were a very large group of people within Arabia, especially those who come from Kenya, who completely refused the concept of Zina altogether, because that's a part of Ibrahim Ali Salam as well. It's an ethical law that kept and stayed was in the family that brought him down to the province wasn't going to time. That's why I started, I've never had this problem. He never came into this, nor that anyone in his family, nor anyone who wasn't was was close to him, because this is something you did. And a lot of the tribes that were close to Kenya would never do

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it either. Only local people would do it. At the time. That's what was seen. But because a lot of people didn't really care for this law, they would fall into it. But there was a group that held on to it. I'm done. I've been shut down the no one the Nolan poets, you can only figure who, you know, fight all these armies and whatnot. This man would say, well, it's some exposure without being embedded legality had to worry Java team as well. And if my neighbor and my my lady neighbor comes out of the house, I would look away until she I wouldn't stare at her I wouldn't look at I wouldn't stare at the beauty or I wouldn't look away. This is Jackie, this is before the game ever decided

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upon us fully moving in your hope boom. And I'm sorry, him. Wait a

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minute. I'm sorry. I didn't know I called the apologia when the hurricane has said that there are still people doing it back then. And yet they're listening today who don't?

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Is my problem? My problem is how is it that with all the bad stuff that we got rid of, we can hold on to the good stuff. I mean, we've lost the genetics of anyone. It's really very, very frustrating. Whereas integrity, we're gonna generosity, whereas chastity, these things meant something selflessness, people, people showed a level of selflessness. And I'll tell you an example of what I mean.

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One of the one of the known poets of the time would speak about eating when an ad is added, I'm echoing, I can only is shown only i jus lemma can be actually I shall only Angelou when hands are put 2% towards the food. So there's food in the middle, and everyone's going to eat as the hands go towards the food. He's saying My hand is not the first time you get the first time. It's always the most greedy hand. So I waited till the end.

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A lot of my students right now or know exactly what I'm talking about. They're laughing. Because there's time for that rant. Just for a moment. Don't

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ask me what I think. I hate to see people fight over food. I hate it. I hate it. I hate it so much, especially from Young from youth, who are well fed and nourished properly by their parents. And you bring a pizza, and they act like they've never seen food in their lives is like the first time they've ever seen pizza and they go on it and they're fighting over it is very, very rude. I just didn't happen. This is an issue of of just human decency, the Jackie Nia, people wouldn't do this, you would never do it, you'd wake up the last person to eat. If someone is so greedy, he wants to own thing, say football Go ahead, is that's how you are, if that's who you are, go ahead, eat the

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whole thing. I'm not like I don't do that. Food is something that we share food. If anything you pick up, there's ways to deal with some of the students, okay, don't get don't feel bad if I tell the story. So I'd bring food that the students didn't take us get a Filipino

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plate of food and put it in the middle. And wait, the first person to pull it towards himself. He was last misdeeds

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at last and then put it back in the middle. And then the second person fully closed himself in the second last person to eat and leave it there. And it took me three or four people until they understood and then one person would push the piece of food to the plate to someone else Come on, and then put the food in the middle Hill, what are we going to do? And I went on a stand and it would take them at least three or four tries.

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And these are good young men, good men. But he's it's the mentality that they've grown up raised with.

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This is just a journey used to before the saying when hands go towards food. I'm the last person because the most greedy person has put his hands because I'm not an obedient. I'm not hungry, hungry. I my parents are fed me well, amongst people in their 30s tell doctors in the hospital that this need food. Where's the doctors here? See what happens. People in their 40s are running towards food. And I don't understand that. It doesn't make any sense to me. Because it's an issue of integrity of respect. You have some selflessness. It's not proper. Make sure that whenever there's food, you're offering it to others, you're not taking it to yourself. Don't take and walk away

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offering it's it's an Islamic trade. It's a it's a human decent trade that we've lost bravery.

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Many of them were raised. Many of them was Daniel Brown and

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you'd rather die than something. And then someone say that they ran, when they turn their back, they took pride in the fact that their backs, there were no stab wounds in their backs. They meant by that, that they never, never, never ran. So no one could could stab us in our backs. Everybody stab wounds I have is on my chest, I never ran

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the bravery and the courage that people will show up back then.

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Perseverance. You're living in the desert. What how many animals live in the desert, what types of trees grow in the desert, nothing can live there. Very few animals are capable of living in that climate. Very few trees can grow in that climate and, and, and the same. And on the same note, very few types of people can actually survive in the desert. So the Arabs had perseverance going for them. They could they could put up with with poverty they could put up with with thirst and hunger and difficulties. And of course, that was going to be needed. If Islam was going to survive. It needed a group of people who had perseverance, perseverance is a part of who they were. And the

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problem was, and will teach us this as our lives move forward. And we've lost all that as well. We don't have perseverance, we're very habit oriented.

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Everything has to be set up properly.

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Anyone who's who's left this country and went and worked with people were in need overseas, nose deep inside how they felt when they didn't find that, you know, the right didn't find their mattress to sleep on. And there wasn't the right pillow. And the covers were proper, and the light wasn't well, and this wasn't working in there wasn't running water in that one. And if nothing works, in the end, they're gonna lose their minds. They come back in a week, and they act like No 100 up, but they know deep inside I totally, and I was an embarrassment to myself. Aerotech perseverance back then, all the other, all the others, civilizations around them had much more wealth, and were

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accustomed to many more luxuries, but not the parents to the Senate was able to continue that concept amongst them stay perseverance.

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You can see I named the last one

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that I think is the most important part.

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They were free.

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They were never enslaved by any civilization historically. Because none of the Empires thought it was worth to go and

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occupy Arabia, there's nothing to talk about. It's just just a lot of expenses for nothing for nothing to come back. But that made a difference. That change that benefited the people who lived there. The Arabs who lived in Arabia for 1000s of years, did not no slavery to another nation. You were free. You had your story and your horse, and you talk the way you want them to send what you wanted. You were free. And they were not used to being told what to do, or forced to do anything. I don't. And that, to me, is the most important quality that they carried. And I think if you asked me why unless other chose them to carry the last, the last message, I think it's that last point. They

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were free, they had freedom in their hearts. They weren't afraid. And their freedom zone was the most important thing, you will never give it up.

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You wouldn't give it up for money. They wouldn't give it up for status, they wouldn't give it up for security or safety or for anything. My freedom is my most important position. My Freedom meaning that I can be who I want to be at its peak and say what I want to say and believe are the ones who believe. That's why once the Muslims stood by the prophets, I said that when he told them that we're not being given the freedom to believe in something or to have

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freedom of religion.

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They stood by him like no, that's not proper. We're not used to being told what we can or cannot believe what we can regard. I think freedom is something that we like. And I think we

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we raise our children, not that. And those of us who do raise our children to have freedom that we do it in the wrong way.

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You want your child to have freedom of thought, freedom of will, freedom of

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basic choices in life what they want to do.

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You don't want them to have freedom in luxury and leisure. And that's not what you're looking for. You're looking to give them strength in their personality. So they can speak so they can have an opinion and they can express the opinion and they can learn to stand by that opinion. And they can learn that their choices are something that they carry. You are free to choose however you want your choices are yours you are going to be carrying the consequences of your choices and dislike of the hereafter. When you choose you pay for it you choose Well good for you choose bad you'll pay for it I don't pay for for Rosa, you just have to take care of yourself. These are your choices. Freedom

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when it means that understanding that my choices, I'm accountable for them. No one else is my parents aren't accountable for them. The school isn't my friends aren't no one is I'm accountable for my choices. Freedom brings that concept. If I don't feel free that my choices are mine, it doesn't matter. So if you control your children, they'll never feel that their choices are theirs. Now what comes with that a certain

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We'll have an illusion of security that they'll do what I want them to do. I'm not I'm telling them to pray, I'm telling them Don't Don't do that. What's the what's the freedom is nicer, but it's scary. Why? Because there's always the, there's always the possibility that they may do something wrong. True, but at least they'll do it because they believe in it. And I'd rather someone who knows why they're doing what they're doing, there's someone that was forced to live a life in any direction. Give me Give me a youth who, who doesn't, doesn't come to them doesn't like Islam, but at least knows why they don't. They weren't forced by their parents. And they made their own choices

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than a young Muslim Muslim youth that was forced to come to massage and of course, to pray, because you can't have a conversation with them. They've never chosen for themselves, they don't know what it means to be free to choose for themselves. Our jobs are not to control our children, our job is to influence them, is to educate them properly to show them and and then we have to at some point, you have to let go. At some point, you have to just let go. You're not better than know how they sit on is Sunday and believe your profits.

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You're not going to get a little funny. So no, we're not better than these people who had problems in their families. And they didn't not everyone did it. But I know that that's how they raised their kids to feel the freedom y'all have the back then was a free papers.

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If he didn't like how things were gonna go on his horse thing to put his sword.

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And he lived by that law. And with the products I sent them, when his time came in contact with people like that, and organize their lives and taught them proper values. It flourished, that I think is not going to flourish in our generation. Because we're not truly free. Slavery comes in different forms. It's not just being the worst type of slavery being owned by another person. But there's financial slavery, there's social slavery is all other types of slavery, that are just as bad. And break down the character and bring down the integrity and the personnel just as bad. And people walk around with no resistance, without the feeling that they that they're meant to be

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something great that Allah subhanaw taala the words, the concept of destiny is when we study it, make sure you understand it the proper way. But that doesn't mean that the stuff that Allah subhanaw taala has forced you to end up having done yet what it means is that Allah subhanaw taala has destined you for something great, whether you choose that destiny or not as your as your problem, meaning whether you choose to fulfill that destiny or not, is your choice. But the other what it means is that he is destined you to search for something, he has destined you for something. Now it's your choice, do you want to fulfill that destiny or not? It's up to you. That's how that's how

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that generation is. So we understand it, oh, we have no choice to do anything. Even the simple concept of Islam have been manipulated to be understood in a way where there's no freedom and we're forced to do this unfortunately, that no thought that used to mean the destiny is there fulfill it, you would tell them what he thought was to them. One day you will you will bring the the treasures of Israel one day you will own the castle of the

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leader of Roman the Roman Empire, if you will look at him. And this is what you're destined to. Whether you fulfill that destiny or not is your choice, but that's what you're destined to do.

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And they believe that and because they had enough freedom in their hearts, they were able to fulfill that destiny.

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Perfect. So that was a good stuff that I had to share. Why his life story on yourself to a final final one around? Why his life story? Because next time I'll tell you talking about his birth and move forward

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is the most amazing success story in history is the human experience is the pure human experience. Allah subhanaw taala did not interfere miraculously anywhere there. If I told you the story of Moses, at some point I have to tell you, and then he went to see

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I don't know how he doesn't know how it just happened, and changed the course of history. By telling the story of East it stem on a similar story to the story of Noah Hollister, or something similar, but when I tell you the story of Muhammad, Allah Allah.

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I don't have an example of that. When they didn't listen to him, he fell into the hole and broke his teeth and Hamza died. When he didn't follow him Alia saw the sermon and fulfill his commands. They lost, and they were horribly punished for it. It took him 13 years. And there were so many setbacks during this life it slicing you would think if you didn't know the outcome that it would never it was never going to work. It's this is a possible to work. It's a story of success. It's a human experience of someone who just never gave up. He knew what was right. And he never gave up until he fulfilled it. And that's fine. If you want to break his leg down to one simple sentence. That's it.

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He was shown. He saw righteousness and he just kept on walking. You can throw whatever you want in his way. You can even push them down as many times as you want. Every time he falls down. He gets up, keeps on walking. His persistence bothered everyone who was against him. It bothered him because he never ever, ever lay down. Never felt never stopped ever gave up.

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is everlasting effect again

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Here's a lot of examples to give them just choosing a few things to think of whatever last

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14 years later working 100 years after he died

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1400 years after he died, the timings he gave, are still respected every day at Mogilev initiative all gathered at MSG and around the world and prayed every year, you'll come tonight, whatever everyone knows, and they'll make some code. And then they'll fast for a full 30 days in a row 1400 years after he died on August 11.

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That has an effect that I don't know. Anything that can parallel it anyway, is unparalleled. He's living on living on his legacy lives on his story lives on is the example that he gave him the the change that he made on Esau to still understand the world before him, but is not like the world after what happened.

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Again, we're not told history, we're told history from history is a bias to science by nature, right? It's based on what he's telling it. The history you've been told is not the actual extreme, there's way more to it, I stopped with something Islam, blue, instantly underestimated horribly. He's our idolized, not in the form of something that we worship is an example for us. Who else you're going to learn from, if I told the story of musante salon, or resellers to a man or there's always going to be an aspect of who they were, that you cannot relate to, or something that they didn't do a sizing never got married. Right. So nicm was a king I was like.

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So if you take any example, there's no, there's always something that you can relate to when you study his life on ASR. And he was a son, and he was a father and he was a friend, and he was a leader and was weak, and he had money and he was poor. And he won and he lost. And he lived in his country and was thrown out of his country. And he came back again. And he looked at his life as he, he went through an experience that was so rich, that regardless of who you are, and what you're going through, you'll find something there to relate to on a Sunday, he understands loss more than anyone else. If you're someone who suffers with loss, if you suffer with with disease, if you're

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poor, or whatever it is, you're going through it, it's not the same size at all, there's a part of it. So the richness of his experience allows him to be someone that we can take as an example for our lives. The last point, unparalleled capture, at least

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no one is like him.

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There's always something in your eye want to think about just for one, whenever you meet someone new, or someone who comes to your, to your workplace or comes into into whatever field you're interested in, you size them up, right? size them up. It just happens naturally, we start thinking I have a competitor. And you immediately start to size them up and think about what their flaws are. And instead of trying to look for a flaw, to see maybe your intention to fear ego, that you're better or at least equal, you start to look for flaws and mistakes and all that just happens naturally in the mind of every human being. If you're good Muslim to get rid of them and you and you

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collaborate but but regardless what happens. And I was talking with someone that if you met, probably having the same thing, but then he will defeat you. He will defeat you through his kindness, you will defeat you through his ethics, through his morals, through his through his compassion and mercy and genuineness you would lose you would have no way to continue to feel that eagle war in your heart towards him it was because he was just someone who was genuinely better in all the good ways of being better. Not in a way where you made you feel that he was condescending toward you quite the opposite. So you couldn't dislike him all his enemies. He didn't necessarily

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believe in him, but none of them hated him. None of them could fade and negative about his characteristics. They can say we think he's lying about the Quran. We don't think he may be crazy, but you could never say this person is someone who is an honest or someone who was untruthful or someone who doesn't have to know no one to say no to things that they failed in front of that. I will end with a story before we go for smaller

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about humanity. I love this story is my favorite job during the summer.

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So I'm going to meet him she

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was

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laying at the raja ashram. I was walking on nights and I was happy it happened to me that was walking towards the moon. The moon was this way. I was working with Moon and it was one of those middle nights of the of the lunar month and it was a full moon and I look at the moon

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Allah Subhan Allah how beautiful but is there soon Allah Yeah, I mean we

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haven't even the brother was walking from them from the opposite direction. He was going back to overall you know come

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here assuming