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All From Dust A Conversation on Equality with Sr. Wafaa Saeed

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This mean, man you're walking

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up on the wall again Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim wa Salatu was Salam ala Shaka earlier it was more selling Nabina Muhammad Allah and he was laughing He was suddenly listening and Cathy at all said why don't you come on with Allahu wa cattle everybody. My name is will fight tonight I will be your host for this program sha Allah. I would like to welcome everyone to a very special edition of SR seminars, which is going to be a collaboration with the agenda Institute and the Islamic center of Cleveland.

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Sisters seminar is an Islamic educational program. From this anomic center of Cleveland and Cleveland, Ohio is four sisters by sisters that aims to inspire spiritual uplifting through the study of meaningful and relevant topics

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in our societies from an Islamic lens. We are going to start with some verses of the Quran with one of my dear students Madame Hussain, she's eight years old and she's going to start

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the fourth grade and sha Allah LSM school here in Cleveland many I'm thank you for being with us today. The second level payments you make against Allah

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barakallahu fakie Mario's Rebecca Hi, Ron, and Sha, Allah you can continue watching with us. Thank you.

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So inshallah Allah today's title of this conversation all from dust, was inspired by the hadith of a civil law. Salallahu alaihe salam, which is part of his final Hajj sermon. Where he says, Are you

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in narangba coma head or in about coma head? Cold look on the atom. What are the lung trop? a coma komenda lahia. Calm, while SLE Albion Allah Julian problem in the taqwa. Allah help a loved Allahumma phpsessid Allah Nam, Paula valuable. lira shahidullah. And the translation of that is, oh people, your Lord is one and your father is one. You come from Adam and Adam is from dust. The most honorable amongst you before a law is the one who is the most conscious of him. Have I conveyed a while lobby my witness? The people replied Yes. Then he said sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, not the one who witnessed inform the one

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Who was absent? And then he continued with his hope bustle allottee within him and his reminders to the Hajaj

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you know, spell out when I read this, in here this has to do with that. I feel like a child who is listening to the will see the final advice of a dying parents of a dying father. I think of what he would think if he was amongst us today or he sees the condition that we are in. I think of the day that you know, we meet him sha Allah to Allah and he would ask us, did you follow my teachings? Did you hold on to the Dean of a law, like I taught you.

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And I pray to Allah subhanaw taala that we are on the side on the right side of

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history on the day of accountability along I mean,

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every single thing that also will last a little while and it was seldom mentioned in this hotbar serves a vital purpose on the prosperity of any society. Today we're going to focus on one inshallah Adam. We know the realities on the ground, and it is far from the equality and justice that is claimed in the texts of law. The aim of this conversation, inshallah is to clarify the concepts of equality and justice from an Islamic perspective, and to hopefully enlighten us with the understanding from the Quran and the Sunnah, and the scholarly traditions and inspire some real change on the ground.

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And here, and for those of you who already you know, are very familiar with this, with this topic, and you're joining us today, inshallah, this serves as a reminder, because a lot of times Allah says that killed in the decluttering ceremony, and remind for Indeed, the reminder is beneficial to the ones who believe or have faith.

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And to help us with that. We are delighted and excited and honored to have this dialogue with the one and only Dr. Yunus, the founder of Gemma Institute, the first Islamic institution in America for women by women. Dr. Yunus is an American Board Certified obstetrician and gynecologist with over 20 years of experience in serving the public. She moved to Saudi Arabia in 2008, where she graduated with a degree in Islamic studies from the mecca Institute of Islamic Studies, and she attended double Huda foreign for the health program. She has been a teacher of Islamic Studies and the poor and for over 15 years, and in 2013, she found the agenda Institute because of the lack of adequate

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services, online or otherwise, which focused on women's Islamic education, Jenna Institute began offering one course and by 2017, this was increased to three as of 2020 genette Institute now offers nine courses ranging in subjects from Tajweed have to professional growth and self purification. classes are offered online and on site. And they serve as students from around the globe. Jeannette Institute has also recently started a youth program, which teaches the values of Islamic moral conduct. So thank you so much, Dr. Hayhoe for being with us and agreeing to do this in sha Allah Allah bought a calligraphy comb. And just want to tell you guys the format of this program, which I

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love, this is going to be about a one hour conversation. And then shallow we have about a q&a for a half hour. So type in your questions in the chat boxes in Facebook and YouTube. On Chawla, Tyler, we'll get to them after the program.

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Dr. hypha Thank you for joining us. I'm on a call on the floor where I caught you there was that what you said is about to me.

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My last panterra make me better than what people think of me and forgive what they don't know about me. rbma hamdulillah Blimey, Salaam Alaikum. Everybody. I always would love to have everyone tells me where are you joining us from the beauty of the internet. So just to give you a background, and a sister without didn't give it is actually this was supposed to be a live program in Cleveland. Remember? And this was supposed to be actually here. Right? Must be a test care retreat. So how long? This weekend? Yeah. So Pamela and I have to say this, I didn't know who our sister were far but I was so impressed with her

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professionalism, and the communication. I loved it. So and I have not been to Cleveland. I've been to Columbus.

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I've been to Cincinnati and remember even when I one time we were discussing I was like, Are you from Cincinnati? Because I was

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so I was that beautiful program there too. This was Subhanallah This was planned definitely before the COVID and finalized maybe at the COVID was started but we didn't finalize everything. But as always, Allah has remind you and me and this is a very good start is Enter to read one outie to Allahu Allah now you read, you will learn something, I want something and Allah does what he wants and always at the end Allah Subhana Allah does what he wants. That's number one. So the $100 bill and me still it's beautiful because if it was a retreat which we do a lot of these hamdulillah before of course the COVID it would have been the local people in Cincinnati the local woman it's

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very beautiful because it's very private and intimate. But also it's very different I have to say but this one will is open to everyone people can come back to it maybe they cannot join now because of their circumstances but they can always go back whether it's on Facebook or whether on the YouTube channel so during the look at everything that we have as positive one thing if you allow me I want to correct we were not the first woman to woman Institute actually there is two one is Rama foundation in California and robata in Minneapolis started a little bit earlier than us we do things differently but also was started by a woman and 100 letter of belonging and this is not because we

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think women are better or because whatever I don't want to ask a woman to think this way is just basically I firsthand lived it

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and there is nothing like when you feel something you taste it is not you hear about it or you study about it is you taste it yourself is when I moved to Saudi and actually when I applied to study there was no option is always you're taught by a woman and it was amazing I I studied here before I moved to Saudi and was all buying men initio May Allah give them genetically for those for everything they taught me but when you see the same caliber and some of them or even more, you say wow, that's number one number two plus it comes from a woman she feels there's a lot of things we share in common and then you are much more comfortable and they are more approachable simply because

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we have the same gender so 100 leg or a blonde this really moved me to what because not everybody can park and leave especially these days is becoming almost impossible. So handling the hero but I mean I ask everyone who's listening to us, please make dua that Allah subhanho wa Taala number one make it sincerely for his sake is not for any other reason only for him and that he would reward everyone not to me only any project and I'm sure what you agree with me it's not the person see you see on the screen that's the face there is usually people who work much harder they are probably much better right and they get everything there's always people who like to work in the back and

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there's people who work in the front so 100 euro brand me and then when SR will fall approached me and says let's do this virtual and I was like I'm doing everything virtual including I'm seeing my patients virtual now we are doing virtual visits, we are doing phone visits and virtual visits. So why not spread the knowledge of Allah subhanaw taala through virtual and Alhamdulillah you may laugh everybody but I always make dua law please and let corner come to the internet

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because Subhana Allah does a we are learning and you can imagine if we had no internet Subhan Allah I mean very recently this was like three or four months ago. I think that for us is like 20 years ago this like from the previous century somebody from Africa approached me and they said suicide if I can do you have CDs? And I said yeah hamdulillah we used to make CDs now of course we don't make it anymore, but we still have some and immediate response Look at me offer and I said all these CDs are online, and water fully answered. She said sister Erica, we barely get electricity two hours a day. How? And most of the people don't have it. Don't have internet. Can you please mail us and

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hamdulillah we had and we did so lets us all not take everything for granted. Now I keep reminding myself 100 law we live in so much prosperity May Allah make us Miss shaqiri May Allah Allah make us of those who are grateful to Allah subhanho wa Taala hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen does acmarket for inviting us Zakat is a pleasure in sha Allah who meets in person

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Invest on one euro bionic in a moment. And the beautiful bird that recited What a beauty Allah shala beauty Yanni externally and the way she recite and the beautiful face and unshot law May Allah make it internally even more beautiful Tamara

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Allahumma me because I can never fail. So inshallah, let's dive into it and begin with the discussion in sha Allah Allah. So first question that I have for you, Dr. Haifa, on the topic of human dignity kahraman incense. What does the Quran teach us about human dignity and the value of human life or the human being? How should a Muslim understand that value of life?

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So Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah, who Allah Allah, he was a woman, what? I always say this to myself, for any question I got in my life, I'm not talking about questions like this in my daily life, always, always go back to the source, meaning what Allah said, What is a roswaal a site or Samson?

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Anything, anything. And I'll give you an an example. And this is a true story. I heard that.

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As color was, was a scholar made a statement saying that every problem in life, every question in life, every The answer is in the Quran. And this was an interview.

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And so the the presenter asked him, so yeah, Shia? Are you telling me the answer of how to make a bread is in the Quran?

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And he said, Yes.

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confident. And the presenter said, okay, where is it?

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And if I was you and me, we will be scratching through our brain. Let's go Where is the bread? There is not even the word bread in the Koran. And then he looked at the presenter, and he said, Excuse me for two minutes. Is that okay? And he said, Sure. So he left. And he came back.

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And he said, and he gave him the recipe are the bread.

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So the presenter said, but where is it in the Quran?

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And he said, I went and asked the bread maker, how to make the bread. So the presenter said, but that's not the origin. He said, No, it's in the Quran. Because Allah said was Aloo Allah decree in quantum law Talamo asked the people of knowledge, if you don't know.

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Did you get the point? Absolutely. The point is, everything is in the Quran. Everything is in the Quran could be explicit. It's absolutely there could be the concept is there. So back to your questions. You had two questions in one question. Number one, it's okay our for our take. It's okay.

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So number one, dignity of the human being. And I love the question is the human being it is not the Muslim or the moment

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and the second one is human life. sanctity. Is it there? Let's take it and the answer is absolutely yes. It's in the Quran actually.

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Allah subhanaw taala said it's an sortly slot will add Khurana Benny Adam.

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Warhammer known for very well.

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What is an L hamanaka? Uberti? Well football now Hamada Kathy Riemann Hello Connor taglia. let's translate. Well occurred. Indeed volley. kolomna dignified, elevated the status of many Adam, their children of Adam, regardless man, a woman, black, white, young, old Muslim, Kaffir

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Benny Adam, we are all children of Adam Carolla. We have elevated them

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very well. And we facilitate for them to travel to be carried on land and on in the sea.

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And we have gave them sustenance of the pure things for you, but and now it comes in human being, what for well now hamanaka theory and we have elevated their status and we have bless them more than any other of our creation. Who's speaking Allah.

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So the fact are, you a human being, were dignified by status quo, of being human being

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And I say this all the time in my office, especially with the new patients when she comes. And one of the questions we say just to get ourselves familiar with each other and I say what do you do? Right? And she said, I'm just mother.

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actually staying home mom, that's how they say it here. And I said, just

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just, you're a human being. And she looks at me I was like, Of course I'm a human being. I said, Yes, but I need all of us everyone who's listening to me. That look at us. We are not arrogant. I'm not saying a statement of arrogant, Allah said it. Khurana pronto Karim from honor the fact I am a human being. This comes with honor and comes with a responsibility. Every honor Allah gave to us in the Quran brings with it responsibility, I need to live to that honor Khurram, now Bernie Adam, I am the fact I am a human. The fact I can understand, I can comprehend. I can differentiate between right and wrong. Allah elevated my status. Quran now Benny Adam, so absolutely Allah did. Allah

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subhana wa tada did. Then you come to the human life, also in the Quran, and it's Subhanallah it came in the context of not the Muslims came in the context of Bernie saw aid. And a loss of this in short remark on the table.

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mean edgerly deli, caca taberna Allah when he saw he, as a result of that, we have made it obligation on the children of Israel. And very virtually, men are utterly innocent. They rarely enough sin. Whosoever kill

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human life knifes life regardless, regardless life without a life meaning not as a punishment because that person killed someone our facade infield or that human being surprised mischief on this earth for can Mr. patola NASA jumia as if he that person killed all humanity, killing one life. And the opposite is true in the same verse, woman here, and whomsoever, give life necessitates life back at NASA and NASA jumia as if he gave life or necessitate all humanity, all human life. human life is one of the most sanctuary thing in Islam. Islam came in to protect five. They call it a bottle yet what Islam came to protect five things, five, and knifes life again, religion and a lack of the

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wisdom, wealth and money and a shot of the owner. And scholars had a huge debate, huge debate, which one is more important? Which one comes first? neffs life or religion?

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was on our shoulders and saw tonight in the BS that if the choice came between life and religion, life comes first. How long could he hurt? My man whosoever was coerced to say the word of Khufu, but he is internally Absolutely. Still a moment there is nothing, there is no harm. He is not going to be taken accountable. And when you look when you read the commentary on it, they will tell you when someone is forced to say the word of Cofer otherwise he or she will be dead. So absolutely life is is amazingly by Allah subhanho wa Taala first and through the teaching of Rasul Allah, Allah to center, His sanctuary, a sanctuary and that's why one of them is when we need to take care of our

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health. And I say this always to everybody is not because this is the trend.

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It is not because this is how everybody now you have to exercise and diet is because it's an Amana. This human body is a trust Allah put it with us. I need to take care of that. Trust.

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Pamela

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that's that's amazing. Pamela so can we say that? Islam came to preserve the honor

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of

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the human being, that it's one of the Islamic principles to preserve the life and the human sanctity of all humankind and not just Muslims. Absolutely, because I absolutely human life is valuable that in the sight of Allah, because it's a human life,

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when, and when does that the life of the believer becomes more than the life of the non believer when they are fighting

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in a fight in a fight, but I shouldn't say they are not they are not believers, let them die out of it.

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That's not Islam. That's not to stand and I did not know my Dean. Well, I think very important. Can you please emphasize that because there are some people who think that, you know, this is their fight? This is their, their problem? I don't have to play a role or I don't I don't have a responsibility to it. No,

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I'm lost panel hautala

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put me on this earth, put you on this earth, put us on this earth for a reason. And we all know the answer califa presented of Allah, the successor of our los pantalla in the way he see it's befit and when Allah subhanho wa Taala is just and we all know that along the right eye and you should be representing justice on this earth.

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And justice is for everyone.

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Justice for everyone.

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human life is for everyone. I should not talk and say they are katha, let them die, then I am not a Muslim,

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then I am not a Muslim. If they were fighting me, that's a different story. And a lot of this actually incidents in Montana for I am remembering well, Allah said that language como la ville, Allah will not will not take you responsible, or Allah subhanho wa Taala does not want you to treat those who did not fight you and your deen and did not attack you, but to treat them with excellence.

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So when I see any

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injustice,

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I wonder what, let alone a human being life. And I don't. And I say it's not my problem. You know what will happen? One day it will happen to us.

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And then that person will look and says it's not my problem.

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Help yourself, your son, your son. Absolutely. And I have to look at it as an Islamic principle. And notice what is AutoSum in the Hadith that many are very familiar with. Men are amin Khan. mukha. Have you ever your whosoever See, witness, Monica, what is mocha? mocha is in just something rejected by Allah pantalla injustice in morality, and lack of fairness, destruction, all these are mukha and he didn't say Monroe Amoco McCaffrey muslimeen

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He didn't say whomsoever, see the rejected or unaccepted among Muslims mandra among Common Core, and he kept it. We call it neck era in the Arabic language, meaning it's, it's not defined. So when I see someone being killed, and just with no reason,

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forgive me with cruelty.

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If I don't feel it, there is something wrong with my humanity. Absolutely. Something wrong with my humanity, whether this is my neighbor, whether this is my relative, whether this is someone I don't even know whether that's a Muslim or a non Muslim, a human being

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a human being, and we really need as Muslim to change this and is it's not because black lives matter. To all lives matter but when certain lives is being looked down at absolutely it matters as it matters with the other lives. This reminds me of the Hadith where the prophets I said themselves

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I think it's a moment or a holy moment or a Muslim or Muslim

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and that when you feel pain in one part of the body, the whole body feel right and remove him. What are our homie him, this the parable, the parable of the similitude of the believers together is like the body

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When one part of the body gets sick, the rest of the body will respond by fever.

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So this applies to us as a nation as Muslims, because this one is mostly known, but in a humanity in humanity, like our Swati Salatu was salam, and please look at this example. And then telling me, other lives doesn't matter. He saw an animal, an animal, camel, and the camel was absolutely emaciated. That's a cow. That's an animal. That's not a human being. He was so upset. And he said, Who did this?

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Who did this.

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And the woman which some of us may be familiar with the woman who entered Hellfire because of her cat, because of a cat, she left the cat, she actually kept the cat as a prisoner. She She held out in the house, she did not feed her, and did not let her go out and find food. She the cat died, she entered Diana.

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And of course human beings life. If that animal life, that's my Dean and yours, what about people's life, regardless of their background, we really need to move out of this. This is this is the real face of Islam. And this is the time and the opportunity to show the real face of Islam. So people will look at us and says Wow, this is not what I see and hear on the TV or on the media.

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So how can we say that this is a

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an important part of of having faith. So

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you believe it or Muslims having the correct understanding of the value of human life is part of amen is a part of

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something that we have to believe in as Muslims. Something that I'm going to be held accountable for on the Day of Judgment.

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Is it to that extent or is it just something that you know, I have to hate in my heart and that's it, you know, like I don't have to do anything more than that. I'll tell you what, what anything is in the Quran? written in the Quran? Allah Fleming, deli, Kalki taboo, Lowry Buffy

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the first two verses of salted Baccarat that he can't get out this book. Lovely Buffy. There's no doubt who then the motorcade guidance to those who have Taqwa Allah conscious. So everything in this book, that's what Allah says Radek, everything in this book is a guidance to those who wants to be McDuck. So when I read Quran now Benny Adam,

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when I read the story of RBL and Javi, they were not Muslims. There was no Muslims at that time, meaning the meaning of Islam of a shadow. Or shadow ana Muhammadan rasul Allah, it's also automated also white. When when the two brothers one is jealous from the other, and when killed the other for us, mahamuni Allah said it's three things three descriptions. The feeling of jealousy made him wrong, do the killing, make him nagging? Make him regret. regretful. Exactly. So absolutely, absolutely. I think Allah subhanho wa Taala in your ob I mean, all of us, put us in situations bring to us situations where he keeps reminding us reminding us of the basics, Basic Law jochum or

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sulamani amphur sequence. This is the last I unsorted Toba describing the roswaal a search for Silla his mission right larger Kumara tsunami unfussy come test come to you or sell to you a profit from among you as easily Hema and

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often as easily Hema I need to be more money narrow for him. His criteria are off or him merciful and are off is not only merciful is not only loving is giving and loving with no expectation. That's who he was. That's my and your

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example lockets Canada Kofi rasulillah. He was one has an indeed worldly with the roswaal A Sato sedan you had the best example I'll ask everybody here. And if this was live, I would want you to answer we differ Rasul Allah salatu salam biLlahi la combine Allah, each one who is hearing for Rasul Allah has to sit down, watch the video

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What do you think he would have said?

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The video of George Floyd?

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Where where the policeman is eight minutes, 45 seconds? And I can't believe

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what he say.

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You know, what is not a misstep? Can you even imagine?

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What is the answer all of your say? Absolutely not.

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Absolutely not. This is my example. So that's how I should at least and I said this to everybody I know. Minimum, I need to rejected completely and no justification.

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Absolutely.

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I need to rejected number one. Number two, how can I change? How can I change? And that's what he said.

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Change with your tongue. But definitely everybody can reject it cannot be numb. We cannot be

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indifferent.

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Just can know what I was looking for that word indifferent, because it didn't happen to me. No, no, we can do that humanity. I am part of this humanity. I am part of this humanity as as I care. And not as we all care about the earth. Everybody is talking about the green movement. We are talking about the global warming all this we should. How do we care about that? And we don't care about a human life, simply because he's not a monster. No, no, that's not my gene and yours. That's not Bismillah R Rahman Rahim. That's, that's not so panela

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barakallahu fakie brings us to the next question in sha Allah slightly related the definition of equality so what is equality?

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In Islam? How do we understand it as an objective of Islamic law?

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Are all human beings and I think you kind of touched on this a little bit ago? Absolutely equal?

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And if so, what is the measure of equality in Islam?

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There's no this question. Sorry.

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I'm gonna sound like a teenager This is not fair. No, I'm just kidding.

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So May Allah subhanaw taala make me respond as much as I can Allah I always make this draft before I speak your loss make me speak what pleases you your be me and Salaam Alaikum everybody was somebody from Medina. Mashallah Tamara cola. We have somebody from Egypt. May Allah reward you all. Equality, equality, look at the Quran. Look at the sooner and the sooner you start that's the title. Right? Right. Just come to the Quran first. What the beautiful young beautiful bird that she recited in the what's her name on this video? It's not my favorite thing my favorite woman

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may Allah make her live on the footsteps of Seder Maria

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so what is the last panel what Allah said that she recited the beautiful Maria yeah yohannes all people in the Hala Kanaka we created you in the current one sir from a male and a female what you have now come sure or when were other and we made you nations and tribes look at us here this this group that now we are and if everybody look we're all different? Sure.

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from different background we were born in different places we look different right? Why Allah why this Lita? Awful A lot of people don't pay attention to this one. We emphasize on the next one which is extremely important but number one Rita opusa you know each other

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when I want to know you and you want to know me I don't look at you if I look down at you I don't want to know you

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so the main thing our differences is a way to bring us together is as a way to make us know each other not to separate us again Allah said yeah oneness. He didn't say oh believe you when you read the Quran look at our last pantalla address there is humanity are you oneness are these people there's a I already know

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there's different levels this one everybody Yeah, you oneness. We created you from the same source, same source, know each other. Now who is better? And we don't look at that. We don't look at that. Please forgive me.

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And it's so clear. This idea is mahkamah This is so clear, there's no there's no like a different opinion about it.

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In, indeed, a chronicle most honorable

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in the sight of Allah at

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the one with the highest piety, she or he black and white shorts and tall, beautiful, not very beautiful at Aqua at

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what more quality we you want? What's more equality you want? That's number one. Number two. Number two, look at the punishment.

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No, we don't want equality only in the good things, right?

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Right. That was one time I said so if the woman does this, she will get double, and the man will get one or if the man does this, he will get double and she will get one. No.

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No, it didn't say Jen. Now this spot for women in this sport for men? Do we have any of this in the Koran? No. And most of the address the way Allah addressed us in the Quran is by one

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except very few times where he said, Amen Muslim, you know, one Muslim, I really believe Muslim men was the woman, believing men believing woman, the quality. However,

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and I do the long talk about this in the D show, I don't know if you have seen it, it's this is about the feminism equality, it doesn't mean we are exactly the same.

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And doesn't mean what Allah expect from us is exactly the same.

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But we are we have the same right. And Allah will take us accountable, the same according to what he gave us.

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So I say this all the time when Allah taught me Arabic, without anything I was born, and I know how to speak Arabic and I can read the Quran Will I be taken accountable? The same way that a person he or she does not speak Arabic is struggling to read the Quran? Of course I am more. It's a privilege. But I'm going to be asked.

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So equality is we have the same right?

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The fact we are all human beings, the expectation is different depends on where Allah put us and what faculty or what he gave us.

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Who do you want? What was your there was another question? Where is the second? So

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the the first question was equality as an objective of Islamic law. So

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and then the second question was, are all human beings absolutely equal, and in what sense, equal in meaning, Allah created us the same.

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We all have a brain, we all have hands, we all have. Kidney could be one could be but we all the way Allah Hello corner is the same.

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never happy Hema Rohini Allah said this in the Quran repeatedly, he he will, in that more in that mud, the piece of mud, he blew his spirits last pantalla and we became human being the origin is the same.

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We are all the same. The expectation, or the punishment is the same in one act, for example, exactly. The person who doesn't pray,

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the punishment is the same. If that person he or she younger old, are equipped with everything Allah gave them to perform Salah. And if they don't do it, then the punishment is the same.

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So the expectation is it depends on what Allah gave us various things he gave everybody. I'll give you another example that inshallah will make it. So the person who have a million dollar in his bank account and of course you have $5 in their bank account. does Allah expect them to pay exactly the same? No.

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But there's a lot expect them to be generous.

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will allow rewarded them for their generosity? Yes. So if the person who has million dollar donated the whole million dollar

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or actually let's put it the other way will be easier. The person who had million dollar donated 100,000 and the person who had five donated the five all are they the same? No.

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So it's fair to say that the responsibility is the same but the account

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ability will be according to what you have been given by the last panel data. Exactly, exactly. I am taking accountable by the sink, Allah gave me That's why if I am under anesthesia, Allah does not expect me to pray.

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And he will not take me accountable. Why I didn't pray. So everybody, Allah gave them something similar, like you walk in the street and everyone has eyes has brain, almost everyone, then the expectation is the same. But once this is not taken away, for some reason, or the other, the expectation is different. And that's part of justice.

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That's fine. So can we say a true sense of understanding of what equality is, leads us to the flourishing of justice or for justice to be a norm and the way that we live in our societies? So if we, if we have equality,

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or if we understand equality properly, and

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that would lead us to a sense of unity or a sense of justice in society? Yes. I'll give you an example. And they usually, the best way to learn is by examples. This is somebody who I know when I was living in Saudi, and you probably grew up in the yard, so you know this, some of people, I see somebody from South Africa, Mashallah, this may be more

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relevant. And I'm going to give it the same example. But on this stage, so here I am, I call the handyman to come and help me.

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Or I have a helper in the house to help me. And that example of the helper I loved it. So the woman who hired in chose a woman, this woman, the woman who hired, the helper,

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told her come and eat with me on the table.

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And the helper absolutely refused. The woman looked at her and said, Listen, we are exactly the same.

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Allah gave you time. And he didn't give you money. Allah gave me money, but he didn't give me time. We need each other. We are the same.

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So when you get someone to help you in the house, right? plumber the gardener I'm not better I am not better

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I am

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what was given something that person was not given. He was given or she was given something I didn't we complement each other.

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We need each other.

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We complement each other

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and there is always a beautiful area and I love it it's all sorted for on

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almost pantalla says Roma are sending out public communal more Selena Isla in the Himalaya, who upon way I'm sure I feel as well. Or Johanna Baba can revolve in pfitzner Atlas V rune, what kinda mooka basura. This trans

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allies, addressing roswaal, a salt or cinnamon, he said, We have never seen before you profit. But they were walking human being walking on the street and eating food. Because they mocked him. They mock the grocery store to send that what is this human being and he's claiming he's a prophet.

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The point I'm trying to make here and he said Allah will Johanna ba, ba, ba, ba ba. at US Bureau, we need each one of you to the other as a test.

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Will you be sure patient? And if you read the commentary of the surah, it's this is sorted for on.

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It is amazing.

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Basically, what Allah is saying is, the rich person is a test to the poor. And the poor, is a test to the rich. The educated test, the less educated. So the educated is a test for the less educated. Why am I going to feel arrogant? I'm better because I studied because I graduate, because I have this then I failed my test. And the less educated the educated person for him or her is also a test will they be jealous?

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That's a test. So we may have been given different things. But the expectation from us is the same and different. If I am poor, Allah wants me to be patient. If I am rich, Allah wants me to be grateful. He doesn't want me to be arrogant. What he wants

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To be to be a complainer

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look and I see this all the time may Allah spawn tada invited us again to MK k RB me personally in hajj or in Ramadan, when you see the millions doing power off millions

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and some CDs catch your heart when you see this and Allah always brings them in front of you, those of you who have been there, you probably will feel it.

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You see this like 19 year old Indian woman,

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small tiny on the stick, Allah knows how she got there,

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how long she has been saving the money, how she

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why she's doing it.

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And then you see the younger people, obviously more affluent you can feel it and the cost comes in,

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in the sight of Allah

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who is better?

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Maybe you and I will not look at this. And I said Indian because they always come in a group and they're so distinct.

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So let us not use the things that Allah gave us without how without us have any power. Let us not use it, to put us down in the Hellfire because of arrogance. On the contrary, let us have what let us use what Allah gave us to be ahead of the game. And this if you allow me This reminds me of a hadith of roswaal A salatu salam and the poor people came to Rasul Allah is Salatu was Salam. And he said, you're you're assuming Allah, the meaning of it. Those who have money, they are better than us because they are giving in charity.

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And we don't have to give in charity, what should we do? And this hadith is always mentioned when you talk about the virtues of Vic, of remembering Allah and the advice of somebody sought to sit on was, you can be better than them by keep your tongue moist in remembrance of Allah.

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They came back later on, and they said your sutra law. They are doing the same as we are doing.

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And they have more money.

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Look at how they compete. So Panama and not so lovely sorry to assume said dareka. For you to him Asia. That's the place of Allah, He gives it to him. This reminds me of the ayah from so I think Surah Taha welaka with the Nikah Ilana, matana zois, minimum xalatan hire to dounia.

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ie, what is for a bigger hire over the last just two or three before the end of sort of pa don't look Latin within Niantic, don't extend your vision, meaning don't keep looking at what we gave others that we didn't give you.

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It's not right, it could be attempt.

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Exactly. Always look. And this is to myself before anyone. Everything Allah give you gave you or everything Allah didn't give you. It's a mean for you and me to enter Jannah

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you use it.

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And could you be the other way around.

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It could be the other way around.

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It's just and this is a very beautiful parable and we'll teach you have the equality of a loss. panatela lets us and this is the parable everybody is like a day. Every human being has 24 hours or basic has 24 potions is like a day every day is the same every day has 24 hours. Monday is like Tuesday, Tuesday like Wednesday, and they say every human being has 24 portions.

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The portions differ.

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So could be 10 off beauty. Five of children, three of education

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and the other person have turned off education.

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But the total is 24.

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We are equal.

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Don't look at the others. Look what Allah gave you and live with this word. Allah is Allah.

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Allah is the capital T Allah is the just an Allah who have watched something. Allah loves those who are who live by Justice.

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So if I look at injustice, and I say it's not related to me, they are not Muslim. Then I do not deserve the love of Allah spawn tada

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who can afford this

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So Panama

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So Dr. Eva, some can say, you know, true justice is only going to be

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for the hereafter and the assets right? What's the point of fighting for justice now? What's the point of

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trying to establish justice in this world?

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Okay, what a question.

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What a question

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shavon has sometimes in this

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it's a very tricky it's a very good question, by the way, and it's a very tricky question I'll answer with another question. to happiness is in the athlete. What is the point of finding after happiness and do me?

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Sure, for sure.

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Might.

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A terminal life is an athlete, what is the point of living?

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Not having it all. Doesn't mean don't have part of it. And this is when you study Islamic Studies. They always remind you of this, man I used Roku Coronavirus, Roku Julio, if you cannot get it all don't leave it all.

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If I cannot get the 100% justice in this life, that's how Allah subhanho wa Taala wanted it. That doesn't mean none. And it's not my business.

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Justice has to be in your home. Actually, when justice I look at it is with yourself.

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Laughter Cooney mean of what any letter could mean a body Don't be of the wrongdoers and one of the translation of avoiding me is those who are unjust, don't be unjust. Don't be unjust with yourself. by not giving yourself all the the ability, Allah gave you the ability, don't be unjust to yourself by not using what Allah gave you to get to the best. And

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don't be unjust to the people around you, children, spouse, family, parents, by always looking at what you deserve, and what you need. And not looking at the others one of the most beautiful Hadith that I love.

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And I I asked Allah always to make me live this hadith before anyone is law, you may know how to

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choose

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hamdulillah hamdulillah you decriminalize left and now you know I had to come, no one will attain the state, the status of real faith, Hector, you're heavily or he might have seen.

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Unless you left your brother or sister what you love for yourself, I will do my best to practice justice. Number one, I can give something I don't have it. I practice justice with me. With number one, actually, if you allow me is with a last panel with Tyler and with me with a human being me, myself, with the people around me, with the earth.

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With everything around me, including animal and the earth. Yes, the result is not in my hand. That's how Allah Subhana Allah always remind us, the result is not in my hand. The result in a loss hand. Allah is not going to take me accountable. Why didn't you prevent the death of George Floyd is not in my hand.

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But he's going to ask me You're so injustice, what did you do about it?

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So he wants the effort. He wants the action that result in his hand

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from Allah untied, does that allow kind of, we're going to move inshallah to the next question. The next question is a test care question your specialty

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into the disease of the heart. arrogance, right, the satanic ideology that we have inherited from, from unbelief. It is one of the tools of shape on

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how does the last panatela talk about that? This is a reminder in sha Allah about arrogance in the Quran, and how can we as individuals

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know that we suffer from it? Are there symptoms that we should look out for and kind of start to work on ourselves?

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Another loaded question, sorry. So Alhamdulillah Blimey, the question is recovered in six weeks course of test here last semester. My idea and as those for those of you who are interested in the process of purification of the heart, how to live as a human being pure hamdullah we always offer with gentle Institute, you can check it on our website, and we started every six or 12 weeks. So just start this today was our second class of the summer class and we looked at what will

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tarnish and make my heart sick.

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And this is the second batch we covered and the first one, the last batch was actually arrogance. Allah subhanaw taala definitely mentioned it in the origin

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you got to sort it out off the height. Second speed in the top if you are following Mustafa Medina Please forgive me. May Allah Allah forgive me I did not memorize the number of the ayat. I know the I don't know the number and I highly advise everyone who is starting to memorize memorize the numbers is really helpful. So our last panel which Allah has released the cursed faith on says Merman aka lattice Judah is almost took

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what prevented you from prostrating when I ordered? I need you to live the scenario.

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This is a law the logistic Suhana

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asking a creation of his beliefs he was an angel by the way

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and he said and he said I'm not gonna prostate So Allah is asking him mom and a hacker what prevented you from prostrating when I ordered you? The answer?

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All I know how you mean?

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I am better than him. Who's him? Adam?

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Hello putting him in now the Hello.

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You created on fire and you created him from clay.

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So I am better. That's what he's telling Allah saying, I say find out why not me show you on I am better. Because I am created from a different material and his wisdom and intelligence and I'm putting putting this I'm being sarcastic. He decided that fire is better than clay.

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And you can you can look at it and says well, fire is better than clay immediately Allah responded and he used the word Cuba arrogance.

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Get out of it. Meaning from Jana is that dialogue wasn't genuine Maya punakha antisaccade Bahia somehow can not to be arrogant in it meaning in Jana,

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Leia, hello Jana Montana.

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No one will enter Paradise. They have even the atomweight of arrogance. And the other example of arrogance of a human being a Washoe just sort of castles. Stories, the story of our own

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greed. Absolute arrogance she was extremely rich, rich, Allah gave Allah describes his richness that the keys to his treasures a group of huge group of men cannot carry the keys. So imagine how much money

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and people were advising him Jambi arrogance Latifah? Don't be so good. I don't like those are boosts his answer.

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palette with teachable Allah

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I it's me, I did it. I have it. I earned it. Because of my knowledge.

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Statement of arrogance. I did it. I studied. I raised them up. I made the money. All of this and Allah immediately respond theme iron in the office. And he said, I will. I will endure lm and Allah. Allah can probably not only men who are assured during who can walk through jamaa Doesn't he know that Allah subhanaw taala have destroyed before him, people who are much richer than him, and much stronger.

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arrogance is the feeding me that I am better than

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because of the way I look, the way I speak, where I come from, which college I graduate, what's my bank account, how much where I live, what car I drive, how many children I have any of these things that I have no control over only by the grace of God.

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And the more arrogant I am, a lot will punish me.

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With not I am being arrogant lizard, and He will punish me through it. So Panama

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Panama.

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It's so interesting though. The connection between the punishments of bottle on sea was swallowed by the earth and then

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lachemann Ali Salaam when he was advising his son

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He said to him well that touchy feely ugly mana hat right he he's telling him not to walk on the earth with with the attitude of arrogance right

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as if the earth doesn't doesn't like that right the earth is not it's not something that

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you know response to arrogance very well

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Allah said that even more beautifully our

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he said in sort of a slot well attack formerly silica be here in in Assam our well I think she filled out the Maha seen in the kalantari will enter below Bella coola Hannah don't walk I love this idea because it 3d reminds it's like when you read it it's like take it easy come down and come lower Who are you? He's telling the Roswell ASR to a certain young teaching us Latin shifen Adi Mara ha don't walk on this earth with arrogance. You know when you walk without against I know it's all no one as smart as I am. Nobody has what I have. Look at my home when I'm invited. I go in a group I make sure when I dress everybody look at me all this Maha with arrogance and Allah remind us even

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learned to hurry a robot. You will not be able to walk across the whole earth we can't and even easier well until you have LG Bella coola and your height. Wherever tall you are, you will not be able to reach the height of the mountain. how small we are in front of the mountain.

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You know what's the best way if you allow me to kill our arrogance?

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Go serve others who are who you think are better than you or lower than you. Right? That's definitely a go and visit the graveyard

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or watch a video of someone being buried.

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This is you and me. Allah knows when

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everything else is going and then minha holla anaka wafi han hanway amin Hannah kuntala 10 Horror from it. We created you and it is Earth Buffy hanway you can we'll put you back in it's coming hand control written and we are going to be this is on powerhouse and we are actually going to be bringing you back out from it again What is this all about?

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What is this all about?

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People

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who are I mean these examples Allah show with us every day but we have a liar afternoon we don't comprehend FLIR tuffa Corona how many people you have seen so smart, so successful and up with Alzheimer?

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You have seen it I'm sure everybody listening to me have seen it became a member Dr. Alicia, Panama. So he or she will know nothing after they knew everything. All the power people have power and then Allah take it in a minute.

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The more I look around me and reflect on what is happening around me, I found out that what I have so temporarily and in a minute, Allah can take it in a minute and he showed us clearly with the COVID-19 I don't know how many of us have learned

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how powerless how insignificant we are as a human being a virus that we didn't we couldn't see we don't know where it came from. We don't know how it works

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paralyzed our life

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home bound for two months can go out so skilled keep washing your hand

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what is this wall boost for NASA

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What is this all arrogance about this is a lot of lessons came from COVID to us as Muslims this is one of them. We have no power we are powerless whatever we think we have we don't have it can be taken from us very quickly very soon. Pamela

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does that color here on

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the next question is this is the last one it is we have two more but I think for time sake we'll just do one more inshallah Tyler

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for the

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Sala so you know panela Islam came to better the conditions of the human being to remind them of their origins to remind them of their purpose and to

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hopefully get them on the right track to gender

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and in the situation.

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Islam can be seen as the solution to anything like you said in the beginning of the talk that Islam has the solution to all of life's life's problems.

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And what are some practical tips that you can give us to kind of help us with this disease of the heart arrogance and racism on the individual level.

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And I think you kind of mentioned that a little bit about, you know, going to visit a graveyard, or watching a video.

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But if you have other tips in sha Allah for the individual level, and then within the Muslim community, and generally in society,

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individual level is, I think, the most important one, when I think of it as an individual, practice it as an individual, then it becomes a habit. And then it becomes the norm.

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When I look at myself, when I get the flu, and I always have to give examples from physicians, being a physician, this is my life story. So a flu makes me three or four days in bed, I'm not talking about the COVID flu, everybody have been, everybody has it. Right?

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And a small flu, take all the power from me how powerful I am.

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Number one, number one, if we want to take practical steps to overcome arrogance,

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and prejudice.

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Number one, an absolutely astounding to remove it completely, completely enough that the first was in the first person who called and then it's one of the symbols of Allah, and the only one who went on the top of the Kaaba and called for Allah subhanaw taala was a black slave.

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What else? So come practicality. always remind yourself? Where did you come from? look at pictures of your cell phone your baby. Yeah, you're very cute, I'm sure.

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But what did? What did you know at that time?

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Always look at the people who are older than you. Look at the people who are older than you, meaning 70s and 80s. How frail they are?

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How frail one of the one of the pictures. That's always

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I use it to remind myself and most of the people are familiar is Muhammad Ali. May Allah subhanaw taala bless his soul. Why? The famous, the famous man, the boxer who fought fought against injustice, and he was extremely strong. And how at the end of his life, he had Parkinson and he became so weak.

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Doesn't that enough?

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Allah Subhana Allah I the way I look at it, Allah, Allah is giving him even more ability for rewards. Because when Allah test us with this, it's a way of reward for us. But for me, when I look at it, what do I learn?

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That whatsoever strength and power and fame is not going to be forever.

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At one point it's going to be gone.

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And Allah subhanho wa Taala said that this beautiful iron sword for men can read it Riedel is for the laser to Jamia. You want dignity. You want to honor the only one who has his own law. The more I am humble to Allah, the more Allah will elevate me Allah Swati salatu salam said that meant awaba Allah, Zara, Hello halifa. home so ever become more humble. For the sake of Allah, Allah will make him more honorable. Don't look for honor.

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Look for the pleasure of Allah, He will give it to you is good.

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Don't look at things material that is temporary. To look at your value, because these can be taken very quickly. And we look at with what we first started my value. And your value is by the fact that I'm a human being

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and my value and your value in the sight of Allah pantalla is I am a human being Yes. Who is more conscious of Allah pantalla. That's the equation. That's the platform Islam put.

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In contrary, if you see what Allah said about wealth and children, what did he say? He no matter monokuma oladipo says

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it's a test

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Yeah inika theorem in our as logical, more logical, more local, a lot of your spouse's and your children are like an an enemy to you.

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So the more and I this is I will advise everybody, myself included, is spend time alone

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with yourself to reflect on all these things.

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Sometimes I look I have cats in the house and sometimes I look at the cat and one of the eye level, I really mean this. And I say I'm jealous from you, you have nothing to answer to Allah wanted

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nothing.

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I have a long list to answer Allah pantile What is it? What am I arrogant about? What am I arrogant about? Right? Over shaitan Alba, remember this Hadeeth

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there is mn could be a man a shot on elbow shot meaning he is not very clean and tidy.

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Oh but full of dust. Not very, the hair is not calmed, which basically means you are new and not look at him or her, then nothing.

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That he said could be that person. Be the XML Allah about what if he had made to an oath meaning if he looks at the line says you're a law, you are going to give me this Allah will give him

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because of the status with a lot pantile not because of the way he look.

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Let us not put people in categories based on the external.

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Again, the color of their face, the degree the money, where they come from, what language they have accent, they don't have accent, don't do that.

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And when people talk about racism, and I'm gonna say this, and I'm sure a lot will, will agree with me and if you disagree with me, I fully do respect.

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There's a lot of racism in our Muslim community.

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In our massage, in domestic when we enter the masjid,

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we need to work on this. There's racism in our homes.

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between spouses.

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I am better than you this the man or the woman. I graduated from this cousins when you see them talking. That's racism. This is all racism. It's not racism is only your race.

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But it's employment because everything. cousins I go to this private school you go to public school. That's racism. That's arrogance.

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We need to tackle this from that age. From that age tackle it so that we will have a society that looks at everybody not by what they have, but what they give and what they add to this life.

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span Allah Yanni, you asked very tough questions. It's tough, not tough, it means it's reality.

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sad reality but it's reality.

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Allah Subhana Allah, I could talk to you forever

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does that allow fire on for this amazing conversation I pray that Allah Subhana Allah allows us to benefit from from the knowledge of Mila and I pray that everybody has my cat is this wants to come in

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I'm coming I'm coming.

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I pray that Allah Subhana Allah allow us to benefit from the knowledge and use it in the way that it was meant to be used. I don't think we have any questions so far. But if you have any questions please go ahead and type them in so that we can get to them um

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there is one comment I'm gonna read it because I see it okay. Says before looking what others have, are we even thankful for what las pantalla has given us show to show to work illuminate the idea Shaku very few of my servants Allah said this, it since what sub?

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Very few of my servants are grateful and grateful because when this is why we are ungrateful, I think because we categorize

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blessings into very few things. If I always do this, if I am going to make

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a question and I say, enumerate or give me 10 blessings immediately is going to come to my mind humbler? You know what, I have education. I have money. I have children.

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In all this very rarely somebody will come and say 100 Langer bland I mean I have an eye I can see

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a handle around I can swallow Please forgive me but I'm sitting I'm, I'm going to give you an example from what I see Alhamdulillah I can go to the bathroom and urinate because I see it with the patients and you have to put that Foley catheter and how

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uncomfortable This is. So yes, absolutely well and what a shocker trauma is even

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more you're grateful Allah will give you more

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Absolutely.

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What year

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and a lot of it's twice you know that your offer

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by Intel dounia Matala he might have saw and he had two different endings in the

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one sorting the bees. No one knows what to Brahim. So to name

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the bees. The chapter of the bees is actually a law is called the floor tomyam is a chapter of the blessings of Allah, Allah repeatedly remind you of any of the blessing so he said what Intel do here mattala if you try even to count the blessings of Allah you will never be able to in Allah la foto Rahim Allah is all Forgiving and Merciful, because I am ungrateful and Allah still gives me

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so he's very forgiving and merciful. In surah t bo Rahim Allah says in Santa Laval lumen Kapha my Matala data so if you want to, to to count the blessings of Allah you will not be able to count human being is valuing in just kuffaar ungrateful

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ask Allah pantalla all of you my beautiful sisters and brothers, wherever you are joining us, honestly, for yourself to be just to yourself along the journey Muna shaqiri

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Allah love making you have those grateful what Don't make me of those who are arrogant. ask Allah to show me not to make any of those

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neurobion will make one I mean barakallahu fakie doctor Hey fat, male must have Allah reward you with the highest level of paradise for your time with us today. So shall what is the conclusion? I don't know if you see any more questions, I don't see what we can conclude if we don't have any more questions. There was oh, this is a question because I know there was a question. I'm gonna put this question on the screen.

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Maybe run out if you can put it on the screen. The question is very nice. It says When will I get out of my parents oppression?

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That's injustice.

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My mother says just to Mati

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how Allah Subhana lawmaker do heart for this beautiful sister or brother? I don't know. It's the title of this talk for a while of the day diagnose

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injustice, yes, injustice, one of the injustice. We we do as parents, our children.

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We love boys more than girls. We love one girl more than the other because she's prettier or she's smarter. Spent a lot we love the older because he's the older or we love the younger because he's younger. We love them more. I can't tell you how many of these questions I get.

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I'm going to start by with a loss. pantalla says clearance I have no choice. Other mukalla taboo last year for the winding sun. Allah, this is assault to the Surat

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Allah have decreed that we do not wash it but him

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an excellent treatment to parents.

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I am not going to be asked about the oppression My parents are doing. They will be asked and they will need to have a good answer. I will be asked how did I treat my parents?

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So always this is the principal. I noticed very difficult, my good brother or sister. But if you focus on Allah, and you focus on your hero,

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you want your reward from Allah spawn Tada. Your reward from Allah pantalla is by treating your parents with excellence. Yes.

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Yes.

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You know that's a that's a very touchy subject, but there is a fine line between

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taking injustice and abuse. So you kind of like define define that

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For those who are about to say, Hello,

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because I was about to say, you need to define what is oppression.

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Because the way we define things these days, things becomes so mixed up.

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fall right from wrong became mixed up, meaning a parent disciplining their child is called abuse.

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Well, this could be an abuse, but could be not an abused.

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So if you want to discipline your child, but not by hitting them hard, that's not an abuse, you're disciplining your child. But if I am beating my child, or regardless what he or she did, that's oppression, and that's an abuse. So the first thing, because we have to be also fear, remember, we kept repeatedly saying in this that we need to be fair, I just, I don't look at it from my lens, only I have to look at it from the lens of the parents also. Have I seen parents being very unjust? Yes.

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Have I seen abusive parents? Yes. Have I seen children who are very ungrateful to parents, where do I start, especially in age,

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when when things has changed, so if it is a truly oppression, truly oppression, number one, no one will remove it, but Allah pantalla correct your relationship with a law, that you will be that person that I mentioned earlier, when he turned to Allah and Allah will respond immediately.

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Have a credit with Allah, I always say this,

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have a high credit with Allah, your credit score, let's be very high with Allah. So when I turned to an SS, your law, I can take this injustice, please get me out of it. He will give it to you right away. And three, patient and patient and patient in my office sobre una as long as

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those who are patient will be rewarded and accounted for. It doesn't mean you're not going to try to change it, it's not going to mean you're going to take all the means to change it. That's where you have to get someone else outside the family to talk to them, look at it and say it is talk to them and see, do your best, just so many things, and make up for your parents. That Allah subhanho wa Taala guide them

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to be just because they will be asked for it.

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May Allah protect to your loss final law? I mean, I mean, you know, there is another question here. And we may need some clarification.

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You talked about justice earlier and justice in the home, and justice in your everyday life. How do we value justice and respect and love? in the home?

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in the home? That's a general question. So home spouses, the home mother with the children, home, children with appearance, I don't know which lens. This question was asked or which hat the questioner is wearing. Let's cover it. Let's cover it all.

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Justice. Number one in the house mean respect.

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Don't look down at people that what we have been talking for an hour. If they are young, they need to be respected. If they are old, they need to be respected. If they are a special need, they need to be respected. If they are parents, they need to be respected. grandparents. The first line or the first block you're going to put for justice is respect. Don't belittle people. Don't belittle when your child come and ask you. silly question. Don't be

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uncommon write a lot about a kicky elephant. Do not belittle people. It's a very cynic. What is this silly question? Don't do that.

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Just is already gone. Because you belittle them.

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If they come and tell you this is could be a very silly question. Your answer should be there is nothing it's called silly question.

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So treat them was treat them as equal, but different level of life.

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Everyone deserve respect and love.

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But love, not unconditional. regardless what they do love accordingly.

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And if you respect your husband and your husband respect you or you respect your wife

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And your wife respect you, regardless of the differences you have in public meaning public in the house. That's the first, justice and respect you put in the house. You taught the children by action, that whatever they do, they do not deserve to be humiliated.

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How much we disobey Allah?

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Answer me, everybody.

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And he still doesn't humiliate us. And he still dignify us. And he still give us

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How about between each other

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puts the plant and the rule. You know, there is red lines in every home. The first red line I say, is respect.

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Listen to them, especially specially I'm talking now to parents. Listen to them. Don't belittle their ideas. I've seen parents, their children is very

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enthusiastic about serving the earth and the green movement. They they make fun of them. Why?

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It's an Islamic concept. So I'm

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going to tell you they're not practicing. This may be the way you bring them to Islam.

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Well, she doesn't pray.

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She doesn't pray she is disobedient to our Lord. He's doesn't praise this obedient to Allah, but that does not justify me, humiliating them.

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This the respect, the love and the respect is the foundation for justice and everyone deserves to be listened and to be taught everyone in a different way. According who these people are.

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barnacle aka Dr. Hyper Um, I think in sha Allah we

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are we have answered all of the questions inshallah tada and if you have any further questions, inshallah you can leave them in the chat boxes and we can get to them later.

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I'm not going to answer because we do not

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offer therapy so I don't know exactly what kinds of therapy if you have this private question you can always email us agenda [email protected] and we can easily I can when I get it I can easily guide you to where the therapy is we do not offer because it's not our specialty but I can easily guide you to a Muslim therapy that's what you are in need.

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A lot a lot of you will do it was a pleasure we our does that canal parent the pleasure was all mine does that come okay on everybody for tuning in. I pray that you found this discussion beneficial.

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And I wanted to end with a reflection question for everyone. Ask yourself how you can implement the principles of equality and justice according to the teachings of Allah subhana wa Tada. And what Dr. Hayhoe shared with us today, we all play different roles in our communities and our societies and in our individual families. And so ask yourself how can you or how can I make a difference in this global movement for justice inshallah tada Thank you doctor. Hey, fudge is actually located on I would like to thank ICC board for supporting this type of programming inshallah data. Gen. The institute team behind the scene, sister Ronna, thank you for making this happen.

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Sister Hey, I have other outcome. Thank you all for all that you do for us is located on I wanted to announce our next seminar insha Allah will be a collaboration with the Cleveland State MSA it will be a virtual program so follow the IC Cleveland on their pages on their social media pages and sha Allah and you will be you will find the information there will be it will be July 26 in sha Allah and we will be discussing the farewell sermon because it will be right around lunchtime inshallah tada so For more information check out their pages. Don't forget to follow us on that Institute's social media, check out their classes inshallah Tada. And hopefully we can create more programming

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