Hamzah Wald Maqbul – The Beard and Hijb Isn’t for Sale Wayne State 022202017

The speakers discuss the importance of understanding and using the physical world to create understanding, avoiding confusion and misunderstand. They stress the need for universal principles and the importance of showing one's own success in public. The speakers also emphasize the importance of learning the language and staying grounded in one's actions to strengthen one's image and strengthen others' relationships. They stress the need for universal trust and returning to one's past actions to avoid future mistakes.
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Staying grounded, what does it mean? Who here

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is taking physics?

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What is ground?

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What do you mean like What is ground?

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In in physics? What is ground? 0. Axis.

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0. Electrically, it means to be connected

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to a grounding source like the earth. Right.

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If you have a current

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either flowing through you or you have a

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static charge, that means that when you physically

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contact the

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earth sufficiently,

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the electrons will travel from you to the

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earth or vice versa depending on your balance.

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Yeah.

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What I remember what I remember from physics

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is what? It is more succinct most succinctly

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defined as it. Basically, what the brother said.

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Most succinctly defined as what? An infinite an

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infinite

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theoretically infinite source of positive and negative charge.

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Theoretically, all the electrons will come into it.

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It can suck in all their electrons without

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itself being being affected. Technically, the earth isn't

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infinite in its electrical charge, but it might

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as well be on scale. Practically speaking. Right?

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So the idea is with staying grounded is

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what?

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Ground is

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this thing. It's not affected by what's

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other than it. It is a constant. Other

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things are in flux. The ground is what

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stays the same. The day will come. The

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night will come.

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There are different,

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but still the fundamental reality of

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where you are and what's going on. It

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remains fundamentally

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unchanged.

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And this is the whole idea about deen.

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Deen is what? It is your connection with

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Allah as a point of aqidah. Allah

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is as he was

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and will always be.

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Is not affected by time. To ask where

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and when with regards to Allah

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is an incorrect question because time and space

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themselves are his creations. We are caged inside

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of time and space, but he is not.

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Rather, it is one of his creation just

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like what we are, one of his creations.

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He doesn't

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he's enveloped by it. Rather, he envelops all

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things.

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The deen that comes from Allah

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is what? It is a deen of wahi.

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It is a deen of revelation. Revelation, and

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revelation tells us about universal truth.

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It tells us about what? Universal truth. We

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alluded to in the previous talk that if

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Allah

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had wished, he would have sent down a

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Quran, which was what?

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Wake up at 5 AM in the morning.

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This is what you do at 505. This

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is what you do at 5:15.

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This is what you do at 5:47,

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etcetera, etcetera. If you wish to, he could

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have sent a Quran like that. But, a,

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he chose he he it was his choice,

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his decision not to send it like that.

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And, b, if he sent it like that,

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it would've the deen would've not been successful

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because we wouldn't it wouldn't have been suited

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to us for us to understand that message,

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that a message wouldn't have engaged with us.

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Why?

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Because the Quran is a book of teachings.

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The sunnah is a corpus of teachings that

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are primarily

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geared toward universals, not toward particulars.

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What is a universal? A universal is a

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precept that is always true.

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It is something that allows you to understand

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no matter what situation you're in,

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no matter what situation you're in, no matter

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what your circumstances are, whether you're rich, whether

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you're poor, whether you're married, whether you're single,

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if you're black, white, purple,

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blue, whatever you are. Right? Person can turn

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blue if they they're not breathing so well.

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Right? Purple if they're not breathing so well.

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Whatever

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situation you're in, there are certain things that

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will never change.

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There are certain things that will never change.

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The first, the Cartesian origin. You remember what

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origin Right? 0?

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The Cartesian origin of existence is what? It's

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the reality of If

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you don't have that reality, you're free floating

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in space.

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What's true? What's false?

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What's old facts? What's real facts? What's real

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news? What's fake news?

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You know, you have your your,

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you know, version of stuff. I have my

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version of stuff, and everybody is just, you

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know, living in this, like, pointless fruit salad

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of existence

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that started from nowhere. And there's nowhere right

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now, and is going to an even more

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messed up nowhere.

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This is not the world view we have.

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This is not the teachings of the deen.

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If someone's knowledge leads them to this, then

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their knowledge is leading them from a lesser

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ignorance to a greater ignorance. The point of

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knowledge is what? To go from a state

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of ignorance of not knowing to a a

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state of knowing what's going on. If you

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don't understand anything, if what you're teaching and

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learning is just increasing your confusion,

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then what's the point?

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And this is what I want to first

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put forth to our brothers and sisters,

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which is the idea that universals, you must

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understand them first. And then based on those

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universals, you will be able to

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chart a course of action that is reasonable

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and beneficial

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for you and for others in this world

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and in the hereafter.

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You'll be able to chart a course for

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yourself and for others as individuals and as

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a group in this world and the hereafter

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that is reasonable and that is beneficial.

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Whereas, if you don't know universals and you're

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mired in particulars,

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you may be a person who has a

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whole lot of information,

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but you have absolutely no knowledge whatsoever.

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This is part of our deen. We alluded

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to it in the previous talk as well,

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which is what? We believe

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in a spiritual existence.

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We believe that physicality is not all that's

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there in this universe.

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People who believe that the only thing that

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exists in the universe is that which is

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physical, they are empiricists,

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they are reductionists. Empiricists means what? The one

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who only believes in the things that can

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see, smell, taste, touch, something that they can

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physically interact with or interact with on a

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sensory level.

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Are there things that are that are not

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physical, but they're real?

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Is there anything that's not physical, but it's

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real? Love.

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Love.

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A little tie over from marriage talk. Such

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an important thing. Yes?

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The more interesting

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physics discussions you look at on YouTube,

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discuss how physicality doesn't actually exist anyway.

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Because when you reductionists start taking atoms apart,

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which the word atom means indivisible,

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but they can divide it.

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They find other particles, and they try and

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take those apart. And at some point,

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they get down to fields of potential reality

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that cannot be defined as an object.

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Nothing actually exists.

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Well, I I would I would like to

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differ with that, but the idea is what?

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The the idea that that is what is

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that physicality is not the apex of existence.

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Rather, it's the

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lowest form. Spirituality is an existence that is

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more real than physicality.

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There are many things that are real, that

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are not necessarily physical. Another another example is

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0

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0 being a philosophical concept. Without 0, you

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cannot do any calculations, thermodynamic

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electricity,

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understanding, any of these things. They all become

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impossible with 0. Can someone show you 0?

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We can show a circle, but that's not

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0. That's actually something. Right? It's a symbol

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that represents

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literally nothing.

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Right? Mathematics, when you're doing 2 accent, what

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is this x that you speak of? What

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is it? Is it actually something that exists?

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It's pure symbolic manipulation. You're talking about nothing.

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You're talking about things that don't exist.

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And

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the ideas that you

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understand

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by being able to transact in that world

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of abstraction,

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Those ideas are what? Those ideas are things

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that allow you to manipulate the physical world

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around you in a way that physicality cannot

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teach you about that realm. Because water, you

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know, water flows

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uphill, downhill.

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Everything, is a gradient in a direction in

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which things go. They go from a higher

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state to a lower state. Physicality is the

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lowest state of existence.

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However, we are surrounded by a people who

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say, what? If you cannot see it, taste

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it, smell it, touch it, doesn't exist. So

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we would say, we respect you as human

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beings. We honor

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look out and pray for your well-being. But

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with all due respect, this is something that

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doesn't make sense to us. This is something

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that we disagree about.

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Now what happens is when you have the

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of a people, when you keep the company

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of a people,

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your

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trades rub off on them, their trades rub

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off on you.

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So there are many people who never spent

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time trying to understand what the teaches.

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The teaches you how to the the revelation

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teaches you how to engage your mind. This

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is called the. Almost no one's read it.

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We

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said

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from

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before,

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the

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center

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of

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where

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intentions

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are

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formed.

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That,

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we said from before, the center of where

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intentions are formed.

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That you engage through a a a science

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of, of of the deen known as

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and then the limbs,

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you engage that through, which is what? Your

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through through the law, which is your ritual

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law,

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your,

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laws with regards to human relationships.

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This is a holistic way of looking at

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life.

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It's not reductionist.

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It doesn't just say you're just a physical

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being and to heck with everything else because

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it doesn't exist because I can't smell it.

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Right? What does it what does it what

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is it? It is a holistic way of

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approaching

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a person's being.

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That is not going to be

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affected properly

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or affected at all except for on the

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heels of universal understandings.

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Those universal understandings will come to you from

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revelation.

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Those universal understandings will come to you from

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revelation.

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So I'm not saying that what's in the

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sensory world around you is a an invalid

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source of information. It is a very valid

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source of information. Every time you touched fire,

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it burned you. So by all means, be

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my guest and don't touch fire again.

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Every time it was negative 30 degrees outside

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and you didn't have a shirt on, you

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almost died of hypothermia. Please don't do it

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again.

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Okay? Every time when you're hungry, you ate

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food and you felt better, please, next time

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you're hungry, eat something as long as it's

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not haram.

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Right?

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A second source of information is what is

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what your rational rational information, your ability to

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form analogies,

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whether whether they be a priori. Right? What's

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a a priori analogy?

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A priori analogy is,

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you know, if 2 is bigger than 1,

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then 3 must be bigger than 1 because

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3 is bigger than 2.

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Right? It's it's analogies like what? That the

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whole of something is necessarily bigger than its

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part.

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Right? This is why we respectfully disagree as

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Muslims. We respectfully

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I respectfully disagree as a Muslim with my,

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neighbors and respected friends and neighbors,

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you know, of, you know, of the Christian

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faith. Why?

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Because Jesus alayhis salam, he was a part

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of the earth.

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He's a part of the earth.

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God created the earth. God is greater than

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the earth. How can a part of the

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earth be be be equal with something that's

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greater than it doesn't it doesn't make sense.

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Right? Rational knowledge is also a source of

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information about the world around

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But just like, for example, rational knowledge allows

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us to understand

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things about the world around us that experience

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doesn't, that that that the sensory knowledge doesn't.

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Right? A shark, if you if you if

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you touch it with something cold, it will

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feel cold.

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A,

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a bunny rabbit, if you put fire to

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its well, don't ever do it, please. It's

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not nice. Right? But if you were to

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hold a little bunny pod to the fire,

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it'd be like, ah, like, that's you know,

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it wouldn't say it because it can't speak,

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but it would feel the sensation of burning

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and know that that's something that's something that

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you don't that that I don't wanna do

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as a bunny rabbit.

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Animals and us are equal or very similar

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at a very similar level in our engagement

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with this level of reality, this source of

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truth.

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On top of it, you have this rational

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faculty. Some animals have this rational faculty. But

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being.

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Just like

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we have all this knowledge of the world

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around us, all this knowledge of the world

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around us because of our our perfection and

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good use of our rational faculties

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that gives us a a bigger and a

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quicker source of attaining knowledge

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than the, use of sensory perception does.

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Just like that on top of that, Allah

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subhanahu wa ta'ala as a gift to his

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creation.

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Having understood completely and intimately everything in creation

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inside out, which is so much which is

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so much none of us ever could understand

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it.

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What is a galaxy? How can a person

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fathom a galaxy in non abstract terms? You

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cannot do it.

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What is how many, you know, how many

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atoms are there in an apple?

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You can't do it. And like the brother

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pointed out, the subatomic particles within that atom

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are so many that you couldn't even figure

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that out as well.

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All of the realities in the world and

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this is just the physical world. All of

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the physical realities, spiritual realities, intellectual realities, all

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of these realities,

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the one who could understand them is Allah

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subhanahu wa ta'ala. He boiled them down to

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certain precepts and he gave them to us

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for our benefit.

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Just like the bunny rabbit doesn't have I

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mean, it has a brain. Like we have

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a brain, Anatomically, brain is very similar. The

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processes in the brain are very similar, but

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it's not equipped to be able to process

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all that information in order to be able

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to figure out how to make a skyscraper.

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Even a a a greater stretch of an

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analogy than that is what is that a

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human being is not going to understand reality,

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not going to understand existence without the help

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of this wahi that Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala

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gave us. Now does this mean that sensory

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rational knowledge is bogus and we should, like,

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suspend our,

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suspend our mind, rational knowledge is bogus and

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we should, like, suspend our, suspend our mind

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and, like, suspend

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rationality and just take, you know, take God's

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existence on faith?

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No. Not at all. As a point of

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that, we consider rationality to be a valid

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source of knowledge. We consider to be a

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valid source of knowledge.

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We accept that Allah exists on a rational

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basis,

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not on a not on a empirical basis,

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not on a sensory basis. Why? Because Allah

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ta'ala, there's no one like unto him.

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He's unlike his creation. So to see, taste,

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smell, touch, it doesn't make sense. It violates

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one of our own first principles that we

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laid out from the beginning that Allah Ta'ala

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laid out for us.

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The the the visions will not see him

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even though he sees all the visions.

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However,

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rationally, we know he has to exist because

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everything in the world of causes and effects

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needs a cause to to to to bring

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it into effect.

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Nothing happens from nothing.

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So, well, who created God then? We said,

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God is not a part of the the

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the the realm of causes and effects. Allah

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time,

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see the sequentiality

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of time,

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a space, things being next to each other,

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the order of of space. These things are

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all creations of his. That he's not caged

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inside of them. Rather, he's the one who,

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he's the one who built them for us

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to be housed in.

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So

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coming back to what we're talking about staying

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grounded,

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does it matter if democrat is president?

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Does it matter if republican's president?

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Doesn't matter if we have a president at

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all or a prime minister or a chancellor

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or a, an emperor or a king or

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a prince or god knows whatever. And we

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have a CEO running the country. It doesn't

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matter. None of those things matter.

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None of those things matter in the universal

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the realm of the universal.

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They may matter for a visa that

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I need. They may matter for the price

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of of of gas at the pump. They

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may matter for,

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you know, how easy it is for me

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to get a job or how affordable health

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care is or any of those things.

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They may matter in particular,

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but in terms of the universal level of

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knowledge, they have no impact whatsoever.

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Universals, they govern particulars.

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Particulars don't tell you anything about universals

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in isolation, nor do they govern universal

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are. Is to engage with the universals and

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let the universals guide how you deal with

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particulars

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and not the other way around.

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Not the other way around. So what happens

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in the in our community, we have scenario

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like this. Okay? Our community is under under

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attack by certain people,

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and x y z people who we disagree

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with on some moral principle

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helped us

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out. So we should help them out because

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they helped us. What is it? There's a

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particular scenario in your backward engineering

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how you're going to behave based on the

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particular whereas, how should you have, how should

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you have,

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done your actions that you did?

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Based on what? Universal principles. Based on what?

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Universal principles. What's the difference?

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If you are only focused on the physical

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and you are only focused on the particular,

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what is different between you and between other

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people? As Muslims, what what what is different

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between you and them? Absolutely nothing whatsoever.

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If we are going to follow the

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same model of behavior and the same model

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of viewing the world, then it makes sense

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for us to abandon Islam altogether

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because our Islam is an impediment to our

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well-being in this country. It is an impediment

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to us getting jobs. It is an impediment

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to us,

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earning a living. It may be an impediment

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to our freedom one day. It may be

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a cause of us being put in internment

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camps and jails and all of these other

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things one day. It may be an impediment

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to us staying here. We may be deported.

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The place we're deported to, it may be

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an impediment to us living. We get droned

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because of it. What's the point of all

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of it if you're gonna, at the end

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of the day, do the same thing that

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other people do?

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The reason for this Islam is what? Is

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that it will garner for us

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a respectable life in this world whether it's

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fun or not fun. Right? And I think

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fun is overrated. There are many people who

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have fun their whole life and end up,

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dying heartbroken.

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Whether it's fun or not fun, it will

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give us

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a respectable and honorable

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life in this world.

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And bigger than that, greater than that, more

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important than that, what will it do for

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us? It will earn for us salvation in

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the hereafter that we can show a face

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in front of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala. That

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we we we we we recognize

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you. We put our hopes in your mercy.

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We put our hopes in your forgiveness. We'd

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never put our forehead on the ground neither

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physically nor intellectually nor politically nor in any

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other way. We never put our face to

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the ground and submit it to anyone other

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than you, you Allah.

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That's what the point of the Islam is.

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If we're going to behave like other people

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are going to behave, then our likeness is

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like that of Banu Israel,

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who

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Allah saved them from

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Pharaoh, saved them from his armies, saved them

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from slavery,

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delivered them from, their enemies. They watched, and

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they saw literally

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those armies

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crushed and drowned

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in the, in the Red Sea right before

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their eyes through a miraculous process. And then

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after having survived all of those things, what

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did they do? They said to say the

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the Musa alaihis

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salam. When they saw other people worshiping idols,

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give us a god like these people have

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a god.

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Is this a good thing or a bad

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thing?

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It's a horrible thing.

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The point of these stories in the Quran

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is not so that we laugh at other

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people.

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The point of these stories in the Quran

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is what? Is so that we can take

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a lesson from other people's mistakes. It's a

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hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu

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alaihi

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wa

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sallam.

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The happy person and happy here doesn't mean

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like, oh, I'm happy. It means what? The

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person who's happy forever, meaning the one who

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make it on the day of judgment. The

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happy person is who? The happy person

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the one who takes a lesson from other

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people's misfortunes rather than having to be afflicted

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with all of them themselves before learning the

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thing that they could have figured out without

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having to go to go through the hardship.

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If we are going to allow our particulars

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to govern the way we behave as Muslims,

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I submit humbly that our Islam has no

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point whatsoever.

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Who are the people though that we who

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are the people that we look to for

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inspiration as Islam, who are our heroes in

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Islam?

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You can start from Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam

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to

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the Sahaba radiAllahu Alaihi Wasallam. What happened? Abu

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Talib, his uncle,

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who had given him protection, who loved him

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and who he

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loved. He was dying.

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And the people of of Quresh, the mushrikeen

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of Quresh, the patrician

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and in in franchise class of Quresh,

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they said make a settlement before you leave

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this world between us and your nephew.

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And what does he do? He calls the

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prophet

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say, I'm your uncle. I did so much

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for you. I loved you so much. You

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love me. Have a settlement with them. Make

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some sort of compromise. You worship their gods

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on one day. They worship your gods your

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god on one day. You follow their way

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on one day. They follow your way on

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one day. Throw them a bone so we

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can make some sort of compromise. Throw them

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a boat like the Quraysh are mercantile people.

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They're negotiators.

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But you know the problem misunderstanding was? The

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misunderstanding was Islam is not a business. It's

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not a shop. We're not selling anything.

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Despite the fact that we see many Muslims

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falling prey to this misunderstanding,

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and they're ready to be for sale.

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The turban is not for sale. The beard

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is not for sale. The hijab is not

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for sale. This is the way the best

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of our forefathers were. What did they say

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to Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam?

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He said, make some sort of compromise with

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them. He said, my dear uncle, and he

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was crying. He was weeping. Why? Because he

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loved him so much. It's not like he's

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like a a callous person. He sees this

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is his uncle. He did so much for

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him. If there's someone he owed, he owed

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him.

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If there's someone he wanted to do something,

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and he's dying. If you if there was

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anyone he wanted to do some for and

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to do a favor for and make happy,

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it would have been him.

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It would have been him. What did Rasulullah

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salallahu alaihi wa sallam say? So, wala, if

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they put the sun in my right hand

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and they put the moon in my left

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hand,

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I still I still wouldn't wouldn't be able

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to give them anything. Why? Because this deen

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comes from

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Allah It's his commandment by which we follow

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it, and it's with him that we seek

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the reward, not with the patrician,

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Kibal, Jahiliya, of Quresh, or of anyone who

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comes after them.

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The

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the the the beard is not for sale.

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The hijab is not for sale. We are

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people who transact in universals.

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Whoever

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submits to Allah, ta'ala, does so for their

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own benefit,

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and their reward was with him. And whoever

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rebels against Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala does to

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their own detriment. And even if all of

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us were to get together and show gross

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ingratitude to Allah Ta'ala for all of the

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and all the blessings and mercy that he

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gave us from the time he created us

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until,

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until the time we return to him, it

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wouldn't harm him in one bit. It's only

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for our our own benefit.

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What is the what is the principles? What

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inspires us in these principles? Jump from saying

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it in our Rasulullah salallahu alayhi wa sallam

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until this time, this era, this age.

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Right? Anyone know who Muhammad Ali is?

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Right? Muhammad Ali is a person there's a

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saying in Arabic. They say in Arabic,

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true virtue is that thing that one's own

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enemies bear witness to that. Yeah. This guy

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was a good guy.

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If one's friend said it, you would say

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they say they said it out of love.

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Right? That that that that love blinds a

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person and makes them deaf. You know? Your

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every mother thinks that their son is the

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most handsome in the world even though,

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you you know. So the the the idea

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is what?

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The idea is if your enemy is there,

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there's no conflict of interest for them to

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say something good

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about you. So more likely than not, he's

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going to say something good about you.

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There were those who even refused to allow

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him to be called Muhammad Ali, just the

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name that Tasmiyah offended them so much. They

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refused to call him by his Muslim name.

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They kept

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offended them so much. They refused to call

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him by his Muslim name. They kept calling

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him by his slave name. Now tell me

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something. Why does Muhammad Ali inspire us?

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Because he went to corrupt and immoral people

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and compromise with them?

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Because he was, you know, watching polls and

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seeing, you know, what's gonna make people around

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me happy?

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No.

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What did he say? They tried to draft

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him to go fight in Vietnam.

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There are other leaders of his own community

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who are saying to him, take this opportunity.

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You will fight in an integrated unit. It

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will show that that we are the black

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people and white people are equal to one

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another.

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This is a big chance to showcase. They're

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not even gonna make you do anything that

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dangerous. They're just gonna take you for a

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photo op and take some pictures of you.

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They'll use it as a recruitment tool for

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other people. You won't even have to do

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anything.

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It's so easy. It's so easy. And then

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our people will will will make advancement. Our

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people will be advanced through this. Remember we

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said part part particulars

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particulars versus universals.

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In front of universal, any particularity is all

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infinitesimal. Whether it has to do with 1

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person,

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creator, everything particular is almost nothing compared to

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him. Which side did he take? What did

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he say? They told him go fight in

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Vietnam. What did he say?

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Ain't no Vietcong ever called me a nigger.

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You hear the words, it sends like electricity

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through your heart. And it's not just because

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you pray 5 times a day. There are

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people in this country, they hear this and

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they see this is this is not from

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this world.

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This speech is not from this world.

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The one who has the strength and the

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honor

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and the

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the intellect

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and the the the the heart to say

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something like that. That inspiration doesn't come from

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this world because everybody else is trying to

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make a buck. Everybody else is trying to

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ingratiate themselves.

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Everybody else is trying to be, you know,

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get by. Everybody else is trying to indulge

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their own,

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desires, indulge their own, hunger and their thirst,

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and indulge their own and their own passions.

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And this is a man who his

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basar, his his his vision was.

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It was

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cast away from particularity and toward universality.

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And he said, what? He said, I have

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no need to fight these people. These people

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didn't do anything to me. This is another

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man's war, and it's an immoral war, and

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I'm not gonna take part in it. I'm

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not gonna take part in it. There are

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people to this day who disagree with him.

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They say we're fighting communism. It was this

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big threat. Maybe they have kind of a

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point. Maybe maybe they do. Allahu

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Alem.

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But to look at the gall of a

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man who did what he thought was right

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without worrying about it, they stripped him of

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his title and they sent him to jail.

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And while Lal Al Aleem is being stripped

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of his title and being sent to jail,

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he was given honor. He was given honor

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by Allah in the eyes of the creation.

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The 10 titles and being free for a

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1000 years wouldn't have given him.

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You you you you know, you remember the

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weakest?

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It was cool to be Muslim in this

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country. It was a fleeting moment, admittedly, but

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it was cool to be

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why? Because these other Muslims, man, they're trying

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to make a buck. They're opening liquor stores

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in the hood.

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They're, they're like, my name's Mohammed, but you

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can call me Moe.

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Right? They're trying to they're trying to they're

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trying to hide their jobs and shave their

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beard and, like, you know, do whatever to

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get by,

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but this guy is not like them. He's

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not like why?

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Why? Because he has heart. Because he sees

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something that other people don't see. He has

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vision. He has this this this message that

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is universal. Even if you don't like him,

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the only person who's gonna disagree with it

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is somebody who doesn't like virtue,

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somebody who doesn't like fairness, someone who doesn't

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like justice is something that everyone can appreciate.

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This is not something that he came up

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with himself.

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This is a great tradition that we have.

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This is a great tradition that we have

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that starts with with with with with Sayna

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Adam alayhi salam, with Sayna Ibrahim alayhi salam,

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the idol breaker.

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This start it starts with the prophet,

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sayna

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Sayna Musa Alaihi Salam. It starts with these

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people. These people who you know Musa Alaihi

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Salam. Why is he the most mentioned prophet

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in the entire Quran? Why is Moses the

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most mentioned prophet in the Quran? More so

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than even by name the prophet Muhammad sallallahu

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alaihi wa sallam. Because his story is an

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archetypal story. He is a man who has

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empty hands. He was literally sentenced to death

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before he was even born.

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And Allah miraculously

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protected him and still gave him his mother,

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still gave him his sister. Allah

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in the palace of Firaun, in the palace

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of pharaoh,

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the the den of his enemy.

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That that the den of his enemy, Allah

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subhanahu wa ta'ala raised him up. Allah subhanahu

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wa ta'ala gave him.

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Allah ta'ala gave him insight and then said,

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that that that danger you were saved from,

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now this is the time you and your

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brother go and say the haqq. Go back.

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Who in their right mind would go

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back? Who in their right mind would go

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back? Allah said, no.

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This truth, it has its own attraction. It

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has its own spark in it. It has

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its own its its own, attractiveness. It has

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its own, you know, gravity that pulls a

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person to it. The one who loves it,

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it pulls them. The one who hates it,

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it pulls them. Nobody, neither of them can

00:29:40 --> 00:29:42

sleep at night because of their this truth.

00:29:42 --> 00:29:44

The one who loves it, they can't sleep

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at night because they wake up and they

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pray tahajjud. They raise their hands in front

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of it in submission. And the ones who

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hates it, they can't sleep at night because

00:29:50 --> 00:29:52

of how disturbed they are from it. Nobody

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can ignore it. No matter if you're a

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king or you're a peasant, nobody can ignore

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it. Say the Musa alayhi salaam, go back.

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Say the haqq to this firaoun. You are

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the lowest of the low. You are the

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weakest of the weak. Your people are barely

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humans in their system.

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Your people you wanna talk about slavery? Your

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people are barely humans to them. Your people

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are like animals to them. Your people are

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to be killed, kicked,

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squashed. Your children are to be massacred mercilessly

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in front of them. You're nothing in front

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of them, but with Allah ta'ala or something.

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Go, the 2 of you, with my dhikr.

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Go and and stand and and say the

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truth to them. And what happens? They get

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by

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Right? Here's my here's my miracle.

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You throw your stick, it becomes a snake.

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You remove your hand.

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Please come. This is this is,

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one of our local Detroit. You didn't even

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know

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it. Please come sit in the front.

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You know how all these people talking?

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His father-in-law is one of the first,

00:30:53 --> 00:30:53

00:30:53 --> 00:30:54

00:30:55 --> 00:30:57

in North America, in the seventies, he went

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to study, and he's, he's African American. He's

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not desi. So, you know,

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and he's

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accepted from him.

00:31:07 --> 00:31:09

What do you say? Raqwas is a he

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came with the right message. It makes sense,

00:31:12 --> 00:31:13

and he even came with a miracle as

00:31:13 --> 00:31:14

proof.

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He came with a miracle as proof. Then

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the then the crap show starts. Then the

00:31:19 --> 00:31:21

the the the the little the the the

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the little game start.

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This, oh, he's just a he's just a

00:31:26 --> 00:31:29

sorcerer. Right? What do we we have facts,

00:31:29 --> 00:31:30

and then we have all facts.

00:31:30 --> 00:31:33

Right? So get the okay. Yeah. This is

00:31:33 --> 00:31:34

the old facts. Let's let's get get going

00:31:34 --> 00:31:36

with that fraud. Right?

00:31:36 --> 00:31:38

So Farah was like, I could kill him

00:31:38 --> 00:31:40

right now on the spot, but then everyone

00:31:40 --> 00:31:41

will know he only killed him because he

00:31:41 --> 00:31:43

told the truth. So let's try to, you

00:31:43 --> 00:31:45

know, let's try to dance around this this

00:31:45 --> 00:31:47

this issue, this problem.

00:31:47 --> 00:31:49

So what happens? We're gonna go call the

00:31:49 --> 00:31:49

sorcerers,

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and, we're going to make

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it. It will be like a Eid. Everybody

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come. You don't need to get dressed up

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and go early in the morning and it's

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gonna you're gonna have a you know you're

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gonna have a fun day. Let's go. And

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the is, like, they say to Firaun, what

00:32:02 --> 00:32:04

if what if, what if, you know, we

00:32:04 --> 00:32:06

we do this work for you, you know,

00:32:06 --> 00:32:07

when you pay us, will you yeah. Yeah.

00:32:07 --> 00:32:09

You'll get this. You'll get that. I'll make

00:32:09 --> 00:32:11

you you can come and go from the

00:32:11 --> 00:32:12

palace anytime you want to. You'll be like,

00:32:12 --> 00:32:14

we'll be homies. We'll be tight. You know?

00:32:14 --> 00:32:16

We'll we'll be tight. That's it. Because the

00:32:16 --> 00:32:18

the sorcerers are like, you know, it's just

00:32:18 --> 00:32:19

a job. To us. It's just a job.

00:32:19 --> 00:32:21

You know what I mean? They don't even

00:32:21 --> 00:32:23

know about none of this and all this

00:32:23 --> 00:32:24

other stuff. Right? It's a magician. A magician

00:32:24 --> 00:32:26

is not known to be, like, a great

00:32:26 --> 00:32:28

source of morality in any society or immorality

00:32:28 --> 00:32:30

for that matter. They're just trying to they're

00:32:30 --> 00:32:31

just trying to hustle a buck like everybody

00:32:31 --> 00:32:34

else is. Right? So what happens? They they

00:32:34 --> 00:32:35

they show up on the thing, and they

00:32:35 --> 00:32:37

start doing their little magic show, and it's

00:32:37 --> 00:32:39

so cute. And they their little sneaky things

00:32:39 --> 00:32:41

are like moving around. And and then and

00:32:41 --> 00:32:44

then said Musa, he he throws his staff,

00:32:44 --> 00:32:46

and it's actually a real snake, and it

00:32:46 --> 00:32:48

destroys all of their magic. They're like,

00:32:50 --> 00:32:52

this just got a little too real. Right?

00:32:53 --> 00:32:54

You're not really supposed to be able to

00:32:54 --> 00:32:55

do that.

00:32:55 --> 00:32:57

You're supposed to make it look like you're

00:32:57 --> 00:32:59

doing that. This guy actually did something that

00:32:59 --> 00:33:01

that's completely, you know, out of our frame

00:33:01 --> 00:33:01

of reference that this is even possible. And

00:33:01 --> 00:33:01

so they said, man, this guy's this guy's

00:33:01 --> 00:33:03

reference that this is even possible. And so

00:33:03 --> 00:33:05

they said, man, this guy's this guy's telling

00:33:05 --> 00:33:05

the truth. He even his message you know,

00:33:05 --> 00:33:07

we were trying to, you know, like, political

00:33:07 --> 00:33:08

or nothing like that. We're just trying to

00:33:08 --> 00:33:09

make a buck, but his message made sense.

00:33:09 --> 00:33:11

And, like, this that. We're just trying to

00:33:11 --> 00:33:13

make a buck, but his message made sense.

00:33:13 --> 00:33:15

And like this guy just actually did this.

00:33:15 --> 00:33:17

Something else is up right now. So what

00:33:17 --> 00:33:19

do they do? They make sajdah in front

00:33:19 --> 00:33:20

of

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Allah Infuriating

00:33:22 --> 00:33:24

firaan is that, did you did you did

00:33:24 --> 00:33:26

you change your deen in front of me

00:33:26 --> 00:33:27

without my permission?

00:33:27 --> 00:33:29

I will make an exemplary punishment because now

00:33:29 --> 00:33:30

he can't do nothing. All he can do

00:33:30 --> 00:33:31

is what he can what he can do.

00:33:31 --> 00:33:32

He just start killing people.

00:33:33 --> 00:33:34

What happened to Malcolm?

00:33:37 --> 00:33:39

What happened to to Martin Luther King?

00:33:40 --> 00:33:41

At that point, you can't do nothing. You

00:33:41 --> 00:33:43

just all you can do is just just

00:33:43 --> 00:33:44

kill them. Just whack them. That's

00:33:44 --> 00:33:46

it. Done. What happened? He said, cut their

00:33:46 --> 00:33:49

right arm off and and cut their left

00:33:49 --> 00:33:51

leg off and crucify them as an exemplary

00:33:51 --> 00:33:53

punishment for anyone who would think about anyone

00:33:53 --> 00:33:55

who would think about saying anything to me.

00:33:56 --> 00:33:59

Still didn't deter Sayidam Musa, alayhis salaam.

00:33:59 --> 00:34:01

It still didn't deter deter. What is the

00:34:01 --> 00:34:04

lesson Allah is telling telling us? What is

00:34:04 --> 00:34:06

the lesson Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, is teaching

00:34:06 --> 00:34:08

us? You stay with the haqq. They said,

00:34:08 --> 00:34:10

said, what? Go ahead and kill us. All

00:34:10 --> 00:34:11

you can do is kill us in this

00:34:11 --> 00:34:11

world.

00:34:12 --> 00:34:13

The thing that's on the other side that

00:34:13 --> 00:34:15

where that whole thing that we just saw

00:34:15 --> 00:34:18

came from, that thing will never end. That

00:34:18 --> 00:34:19

thing is something that will that that thing

00:34:19 --> 00:34:21

is something you can't touch. All you can

00:34:21 --> 00:34:22

do. Right?

00:34:25 --> 00:34:27

Do whatever. Make whatever order you want to.

00:34:27 --> 00:34:29

You can only boss people around in this

00:34:29 --> 00:34:31

life of this world. This is temporary. There's

00:34:31 --> 00:34:33

a higher life than this.

00:34:35 --> 00:34:37

The akhirah is better than this world, it's

00:34:37 --> 00:34:38

more intense than this world, and it will

00:34:38 --> 00:34:39

last forever.

00:34:40 --> 00:34:42

What is it? You stay with the haqq.

00:34:42 --> 00:34:45

You were ordered to be killed as a

00:34:45 --> 00:34:47

child, and they ended up raising you. Just

00:34:47 --> 00:34:49

stay with the haqq. You were you fled

00:34:49 --> 00:34:50

from them,

00:34:50 --> 00:34:52

because they're gonna kill you, just stay with

00:34:52 --> 00:34:53

the haqq. Go back.

00:34:54 --> 00:34:56

Tell them the truth, stay with the haqq,

00:34:56 --> 00:34:57

you'll be okay. They won't touch you.

00:34:58 --> 00:35:00

Go to the go and deal with their

00:35:00 --> 00:35:02

sorcerers. Just stay with the haqq, Allah ta'ala

00:35:02 --> 00:35:03

will protect you. Even the sorcerer is new.

00:35:03 --> 00:35:04

Even if he kills us, what can he

00:35:04 --> 00:35:06

what can he he can't do anything to

00:35:06 --> 00:35:06

us.

00:35:07 --> 00:35:07

After that,

00:35:08 --> 00:35:09

Allah ta'ala gives

00:35:10 --> 00:35:11

Musa alayhis salam.

00:35:12 --> 00:35:14

That say your prayers and wait for my

00:35:14 --> 00:35:16

order, and then by the early part of

00:35:16 --> 00:35:18

the the the morning by the early part

00:35:18 --> 00:35:20

of the morning, take them to the sea.

00:35:20 --> 00:35:21

It's time to leave.

00:35:22 --> 00:35:23

The host of

00:35:23 --> 00:35:26

bear down on them. Right? What did they

00:35:26 --> 00:35:29

leave? Canoes and Maqam and Amin, they Janat,

00:35:29 --> 00:35:31

all of these things. They have their beautiful

00:35:31 --> 00:35:34

houses, their entire civilization, these people left from

00:35:34 --> 00:35:36

they picked up arms, and they thought we're

00:35:36 --> 00:35:37

going to know. This is the day we're

00:35:37 --> 00:35:39

gonna squash these bugs. That's what they were

00:35:39 --> 00:35:41

to them. They're bugs. This day, we're gonna

00:35:41 --> 00:35:42

squash these bugs.

00:35:43 --> 00:35:44

And then afterward, what happened,

00:35:46 --> 00:35:48

even Musa Alaihi Salam, his own people, some

00:35:48 --> 00:35:50

of his own people. Right? He was a

00:35:50 --> 00:35:51

person. He's a nebbi. He's a person of

00:35:52 --> 00:35:53

iman. His own people that not all of

00:35:53 --> 00:35:55

them were people of that level of iman.

00:35:55 --> 00:35:57

Many of them, we don't just say that

00:35:57 --> 00:35:59

they're all evil or many of them were

00:35:59 --> 00:36:01

oliya of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala, the highest

00:36:01 --> 00:36:03

order. Yusha bin Noon al Kalib were actually

00:36:03 --> 00:36:04

MBIA alaihi muslam after him.

00:36:05 --> 00:36:08

But the people, the riffraff were were grumbling.

00:36:08 --> 00:36:09

And can we blame them? We have less

00:36:09 --> 00:36:11

imam even than they do. Can we blame

00:36:11 --> 00:36:12

them? What did this?

00:36:13 --> 00:36:15

This is it. There's the sea in front

00:36:15 --> 00:36:17

of us, the army, the host of pharaoh

00:36:17 --> 00:36:20

is coming down behind us. That's it. He's

00:36:20 --> 00:36:22

get he he's got us. It's done. Jig

00:36:22 --> 00:36:24

is up. Game over. Done.

00:36:26 --> 00:36:27

What does Sayyidina Musa alayhi salam

00:36:36 --> 00:36:36

a

00:36:37 --> 00:36:40

No. My lord is with me. My is

00:36:40 --> 00:36:42

with me. He'll show me what to do.

00:36:42 --> 00:36:43

He'll show me what to do. Allah gives

00:36:43 --> 00:36:46

him the the the order that you strike

00:36:46 --> 00:36:48

00:36:48 --> 00:36:48

You know,

00:36:49 --> 00:36:50

who here knows who

00:36:50 --> 00:36:52

is? He's a he's a old Muhadith, old

00:36:52 --> 00:36:54

school Muhadith in Makkamukarama.

00:36:54 --> 00:36:56

He wrote, like, just a like, a very

00:36:56 --> 00:36:58

almost unbelievable number of books. He was a

00:36:58 --> 00:36:59

00:36:59 --> 00:37:00

He actually wrote a small

00:37:02 --> 00:37:03

and a piece about how,

00:37:04 --> 00:37:05

having a stick with you.

00:37:08 --> 00:37:10

That that that that that carrying a stick

00:37:10 --> 00:37:11

with you is a a sunnah of the

00:37:11 --> 00:37:13

prophet salayahu alayhi wasalam. He talks about what

00:37:13 --> 00:37:15

the benefits of it are and whatnot. That's

00:37:15 --> 00:37:17

why it's a sunnah. Sometimes some massages people

00:37:17 --> 00:37:19

are too cool for the sunnah nowadays. But

00:37:19 --> 00:37:20

back in the day when the sunnah was

00:37:20 --> 00:37:23

cool, the the the Khutba was always given

00:37:23 --> 00:37:24

with the with with the the staff in

00:37:24 --> 00:37:25

hand for a number of reasons that we're

00:37:25 --> 00:37:27

not gonna go into right now.

00:37:28 --> 00:37:29

So you hear the story of Saddam Hussein

00:37:29 --> 00:37:31

Alaihi Salam who's quite cool. Like, I wanna

00:37:31 --> 00:37:33

carry a staff as well. Right? They don't

00:37:33 --> 00:37:34

like it at the airport, so I

00:37:37 --> 00:37:37

just I leave it at home. But right?

00:37:37 --> 00:37:38

And it's definitely not the most important thing

00:37:38 --> 00:37:39

in your deen either. But it is cool.

00:37:39 --> 00:37:41

One day when someone say to Musa, you

00:37:41 --> 00:37:42

hear about him, then you're like, that was

00:37:43 --> 00:37:44

that's that's cool.

00:37:44 --> 00:37:46

What did he do? Allah commanded him. He

00:37:46 --> 00:37:48

said, strike your staff into the ocean, and

00:37:48 --> 00:37:50

then a path will open for you. A

00:37:50 --> 00:37:52

dry path. It won't even be wet or

00:37:52 --> 00:37:54

soggy. A dry path will open open for

00:37:54 --> 00:37:56

you. And then both of the both of

00:37:56 --> 00:37:58

the sides of the the sea, they stand

00:37:58 --> 00:37:59

like mountains

00:37:59 --> 00:38:01

waiting for him. And so what happens? They

00:38:01 --> 00:38:04

go through, and they're in the sea, and

00:38:04 --> 00:38:06

the host of Fir'aun enters in as well.

00:38:06 --> 00:38:09

They come out. The the the waves crash,

00:38:09 --> 00:38:09

and they

00:38:10 --> 00:38:12

was a man of so much.

00:38:12 --> 00:38:14

Was a man of so much arrogance.

00:38:14 --> 00:38:16

He's a man of so much arrogance. Literally,

00:38:16 --> 00:38:18

the Mufassir didn't say that the angels were

00:38:18 --> 00:38:20

filling his mouth with water as he was

00:38:20 --> 00:38:22

drowning there, filling his mouth with water so

00:38:22 --> 00:38:24

he could not say anything so that he

00:38:24 --> 00:38:25

couldn't say anything out of fear that he'll

00:38:25 --> 00:38:26

say

00:38:26 --> 00:38:28

before he dies and that he Allah that

00:38:28 --> 00:38:30

will forgive him even for that.

00:38:31 --> 00:38:32

Which should be what?

00:38:33 --> 00:38:34

Should be a lesson to us of how

00:38:34 --> 00:38:35

valuable this

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is. When you have it, go ahead and

00:38:37 --> 00:38:38

say it. It's okay if you looked at

00:38:38 --> 00:38:40

something bad on the internet, or you smoked

00:38:40 --> 00:38:42

some weed, or you, you know, whatever. All

00:38:42 --> 00:38:43

these things there. It's not okay to do

00:38:43 --> 00:38:45

those things. Don't do them. But if you

00:38:45 --> 00:38:48

made a mistake in the past, then call

00:38:48 --> 00:38:49

Allah Ta'ala's name. He's the one who waits

00:38:49 --> 00:38:52

for the for the for for for the,

00:38:52 --> 00:38:53

for your

00:38:56 --> 00:38:57

00:38:57 --> 00:38:57

He loves your

00:38:58 --> 00:38:58

for it.

00:38:59 --> 00:39:01

The angels are filling his mouth with water,

00:39:01 --> 00:39:03

filling his mouth with water. This Khabis better

00:39:03 --> 00:39:04

than this disgusting person

00:39:05 --> 00:39:07

better not. Say before it's time to take

00:39:07 --> 00:39:09

his because this is the prize that belongs

00:39:09 --> 00:39:11

to Jahannan. We're not gonna let anyone take

00:39:11 --> 00:39:12

it away from us this day.

00:39:13 --> 00:39:15

This is what the one who keeps his

00:39:15 --> 00:39:15

his his,

00:39:17 --> 00:39:19

and his connection with the haqq.

00:39:21 --> 00:39:23

I don't say don't be an activist.

00:39:23 --> 00:39:25

I don't say don't have a political position.

00:39:26 --> 00:39:27

I don't say don't,

00:39:28 --> 00:39:30

you know, take up up social justice issues.

00:39:30 --> 00:39:32

I I myself have positions on these things.

00:39:32 --> 00:39:34

I myself feel very passionate about them.

00:39:34 --> 00:39:37

And maybe my ideas about them are different

00:39:37 --> 00:39:38

than your ideas, and maybe your ideas are

00:39:38 --> 00:39:39

better than mine.

00:39:40 --> 00:39:42

Because I'm not a nabi that everything I

00:39:42 --> 00:39:43

say is correct.

00:39:44 --> 00:39:45

Maybe I have some knowledge in one thing,

00:39:45 --> 00:39:47

and you have knowledge in another thing, and

00:39:47 --> 00:39:49

your knowledge is better than mine. But universal,

00:39:49 --> 00:39:50

what is a universal?

00:39:51 --> 00:39:52

The universal is what?

00:39:58 --> 00:40:00

Allah commands you that you should you should

00:40:00 --> 00:40:02

correct me if I read the wrong. Right?

00:40:02 --> 00:40:04

Allah commands you to return

00:40:05 --> 00:40:07

the return the, trusts to the ones that

00:40:07 --> 00:40:09

trusted you. Someone trusted you with something, you

00:40:09 --> 00:40:11

return that trust. Meaning, if someone said, hey.

00:40:11 --> 00:40:13

Can you keep this \$100,

00:40:13 --> 00:40:15

you know, and I'll get it back for

00:40:15 --> 00:40:16

you later? You don't get a chance you

00:40:16 --> 00:40:18

you don't get to spend it and be

00:40:18 --> 00:40:19

like, oh, I'll just give it, you know,

00:40:19 --> 00:40:21

later to someone or whatever. You don't have

00:40:21 --> 00:40:22

the right to do that. You don't have

00:40:22 --> 00:40:24

the right to do that. Rather, Allah commands

00:40:24 --> 00:40:26

you that you should preserve people's trust and

00:40:26 --> 00:40:29

return them to them. And the other tafsir

00:40:29 --> 00:40:31

of this is the trust that Allah gave

00:40:31 --> 00:40:33

you. Your eyes, he gave you as a

00:40:33 --> 00:40:35

trust. Allah forgive us for having abused them.

00:40:36 --> 00:40:37

Our ears, Allah gave us as a trust.

00:40:37 --> 00:40:40

Allah forgive us for having abused them. Those

00:40:40 --> 00:40:43

every finger in your in your both hands,

00:40:43 --> 00:40:45

imagine if a person stops or hits another

00:40:45 --> 00:40:48

human being, Muslim or not, without Haqq. And

00:40:48 --> 00:40:49

it's almost never with Haqq.

00:40:51 --> 00:40:54

Every every every small part of every finger

00:40:54 --> 00:40:55

that hit that person, it's a trust you

00:40:55 --> 00:40:57

violated from Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala.

00:40:58 --> 00:40:59

Your tongue is a trust. Every time you

00:40:59 --> 00:41:02

make fun of somebody, every time you mock

00:41:02 --> 00:41:03

somebody, jeered at somebody,

00:41:03 --> 00:41:05

and you didn't have a right, and we

00:41:05 --> 00:41:07

almost never have a right to do that.

00:41:07 --> 00:41:09

It was what? A violation of trust. Allah

00:41:09 --> 00:41:11

commands you to keep his trust for him

00:41:11 --> 00:41:12

and return it to him clean.

00:41:13 --> 00:41:14

Not like someone says, I'm gonna park my

00:41:14 --> 00:41:16

car in your in your driveway, and you

00:41:16 --> 00:41:18

take it for a joyride like, you know,

00:41:18 --> 00:41:19

it's like Ferris Bueller 2017

00:41:20 --> 00:41:22

and then trying to drive it backwards after

00:41:22 --> 00:41:24

when you're done and all this other nonsense.

00:41:24 --> 00:41:26

Right? It's not that's not that's not what

00:41:26 --> 00:41:28

the that's not what this is about.

00:41:32 --> 00:41:34

And when you judge, judge with justice.

00:41:35 --> 00:41:37

Justice is not justice for people for for

00:41:37 --> 00:41:38

Muslims only.

00:41:39 --> 00:41:40

That when it's time to, like, when it's

00:41:40 --> 00:41:42

time to, like, whatever they're banning us or

00:41:42 --> 00:41:44

whatever, we're gonna go and, like, yell and

00:41:44 --> 00:41:45

scream at the airport. And then when they're

00:41:45 --> 00:41:47

deporting other people, they're like, yeah. I

00:41:48 --> 00:41:49

got homework this week.

00:42:02 --> 00:42:04

Judge with justice. Why? Turban is not for

00:42:04 --> 00:42:07

sale. Hijab is not the beard is not

00:42:07 --> 00:42:08

for sale. It's not for the one who

00:42:08 --> 00:42:09

00:42:11 --> 00:42:11

the Quran and prays this salat, praise these

00:42:11 --> 00:42:13

5 times daily salat, that person is not

00:42:13 --> 00:42:14

for sale.

00:42:15 --> 00:42:17

How many a time how many a time

00:42:17 --> 00:42:19

has there been a a a case adjudicated

00:42:19 --> 00:42:22

between either Rasulullah or one of his companions

00:42:22 --> 00:42:24

between them and between a person of a

00:42:24 --> 00:42:26

different faith? And Sayidina Ali radiAllahu anhu gives

00:42:26 --> 00:42:28

the the hukum in favor of the other.

00:42:29 --> 00:42:32

Sayidina Rasool Allah gives a hukum in favor

00:42:32 --> 00:42:32

of the other.

00:42:33 --> 00:42:33

Why?

00:42:34 --> 00:42:36

Because this is what? How you apply this?

00:42:36 --> 00:42:37

This is up to you. You may know

00:42:37 --> 00:42:38

better to how to apply it than I

00:42:38 --> 00:42:40

I do. Maybe I know better how to

00:42:40 --> 00:42:42

apply. Maybe 9 times out of 10, you're

00:42:42 --> 00:42:43

right. Maybe one time out of 10, I'm

00:42:43 --> 00:42:45

right. Allah knows best. As we go from

00:42:45 --> 00:42:47

universals to particularity,

00:42:48 --> 00:42:50

then it's less clear what's the hot and

00:42:50 --> 00:42:51

what's not.

00:42:51 --> 00:42:53

But the universal, these things live in our

00:42:53 --> 00:42:55

heart as an aatida that we love justice,

00:42:55 --> 00:42:57

we love the people of justice, and we

00:42:57 --> 00:42:59

love the people that are trustworthy, and we

00:42:59 --> 00:43:01

hate the people of injustice, and we hate

00:43:01 --> 00:43:03

the people of treachery. Whether they call themselves

00:43:03 --> 00:43:05

a Muslim or they call themselves anybody else.

00:43:06 --> 00:43:07

00:43:07 --> 00:43:10

the former ruler of Iraq.

00:43:10 --> 00:43:11

In the Reagan administration,

00:43:12 --> 00:43:13

the CIA

00:43:13 --> 00:43:15

director was asked asked because they he was

00:43:15 --> 00:43:17

a big ally of this country at that

00:43:17 --> 00:43:18

time.

00:43:18 --> 00:43:19

And I suggest he wasn't good in those

00:43:19 --> 00:43:21

days, and he wasn't as evil as they

00:43:21 --> 00:43:23

make him out to and and afterward. But

00:43:23 --> 00:43:24

he was a person, and he did many

00:43:24 --> 00:43:27

wrong things as well. But he also maybe,

00:43:27 --> 00:43:29

you know, he's not like the incarnation of

00:43:29 --> 00:43:31

evil that people make him into. Every human

00:43:31 --> 00:43:33

being is has part part of what they

00:43:33 --> 00:43:34

do is good and part of what they

00:43:34 --> 00:43:36

do is bad. And when you allow someone

00:43:36 --> 00:43:37

to teach you that anyone other than the

00:43:37 --> 00:43:39

prophets are a 100% good, you've been made

00:43:39 --> 00:43:40

a fool out of. And when you allow

00:43:40 --> 00:43:42

someone to teach you that anyone is completely

00:43:42 --> 00:43:44

pure evil more than shaitan, then you've allowed

00:43:44 --> 00:43:45

them to make a fool out of you.

00:43:46 --> 00:43:47

This sadaam, he gassed so many of his

00:43:47 --> 00:43:49

people. The Kurds, he gassed so many of

00:43:49 --> 00:43:52

the people who were put Allah that put

00:43:52 --> 00:43:53

in his in his in his trust.

00:43:54 --> 00:43:55

He gassed them. He killed the men, women,

00:43:55 --> 00:43:58

children, he gassed them. And they asked the

00:43:58 --> 00:43:59

CIA director under,

00:43:59 --> 00:44:01

00:44:01 --> 00:44:03

Like, this guy killed so many different people

00:44:03 --> 00:44:05

and whatever. What do you say about him?

00:44:05 --> 00:44:05

He's,

00:44:05 --> 00:44:07

he laughs. He goes, he's son of a

00:44:07 --> 00:44:09

bitch, but he's our son of a bitch.

00:44:11 --> 00:44:14

We do not we are people of god.

00:44:15 --> 00:44:16

We may be imperfect ourselves.

00:44:17 --> 00:44:18

We may have a lot to work on

00:44:18 --> 00:44:19

00:44:19 --> 00:44:21

We may have a lot to repent to

00:44:21 --> 00:44:22

Allah for.

00:44:22 --> 00:44:25

Our neighbors may not may may not give

00:44:25 --> 00:44:26

a good report about us on the day

00:44:26 --> 00:44:28

of judgment. Our family members may not give

00:44:28 --> 00:44:29

a good report about us on the day

00:44:29 --> 00:44:30

of judgment. We have to work on that.

00:44:30 --> 00:44:32

There's no one we can shirk it off

00:44:32 --> 00:44:33

on. But I tell you right now as

00:44:33 --> 00:44:36

a witness against myself and a witness against

00:44:36 --> 00:44:36

you,

00:44:36 --> 00:44:39

that we do not subscribe to the our

00:44:39 --> 00:44:40

son of a bitch,

00:44:42 --> 00:44:43

and our the our son

00:44:49 --> 00:44:51

alaihi wa sallam loves him, And the people

00:44:51 --> 00:44:52

of Allah love him

00:44:53 --> 00:44:55

or her. And the person who is with

00:44:55 --> 00:44:55

the falsehood,

00:44:56 --> 00:44:58

his beard can be award winning. Her hijab

00:44:58 --> 00:45:01

can be the the hijabis of hijab and

00:45:01 --> 00:45:02

whatever.

00:45:04 --> 00:45:06

Right? They can be they can be slick

00:45:06 --> 00:45:09

talking wonderful. CNN may love them. Fox news

00:45:09 --> 00:45:12

may love them. That person may be like

00:45:12 --> 00:45:14

just this wonderful everyone, like, loves that person.

00:45:14 --> 00:45:17

But if Allah loves them, what's what what

00:45:17 --> 00:45:18

love is there left? That person is completely

00:45:18 --> 00:45:19

as if they're unloved.

00:45:20 --> 00:45:22

Just like the person, if the entire universe

00:45:22 --> 00:45:24

should hate them, if Allah loves them, then

00:45:24 --> 00:45:26

that person is so enveloped with love. There's

00:45:26 --> 00:45:28

nothing that can touch that person, neither in

00:45:28 --> 00:45:30

this world nor in the hereafter.

00:45:31 --> 00:45:32

So if you want to stay grounded,

00:45:33 --> 00:45:35

don't worry about what's happening on CNN.

00:45:36 --> 00:45:38

Don't worry about what's happening on BBC.

00:45:38 --> 00:45:41

Don't worry about what's happening on Fox News.

00:45:41 --> 00:45:43

Don't worry about what's happening on NPR.

00:45:43 --> 00:45:44

You can listen to the news if you

00:45:44 --> 00:45:47

want to. That's fine. But what did Rasulullah

00:45:52 --> 00:45:54

say, oh Allah, do not make the dunya

00:45:54 --> 00:45:57

our the greater part of our concern nor

00:45:57 --> 00:45:59

nor nor we ask you nor should you

00:45:59 --> 00:46:01

make it the extent of our knowledge. Rather,

00:46:01 --> 00:46:03

if you wanna watch those things, watch them.

00:46:03 --> 00:46:05

Use the information you get from them to

00:46:05 --> 00:46:07

the degree it's useful, and after that, shut

00:46:07 --> 00:46:07

it off.

00:46:08 --> 00:46:10

Use the information you get from them in

00:46:10 --> 00:46:12

order to make your decisions in the dunya

00:46:12 --> 00:46:14

based on what's best for you and and

00:46:14 --> 00:46:15

your family and your loved ones in this

00:46:15 --> 00:46:17

world and in the hereafter.

00:46:17 --> 00:46:19

What is the greater source of your knowledge?

00:46:20 --> 00:46:21

Go back to the book of Allah Ta'ala.

00:46:21 --> 00:46:24

Whoever doesn't hear whoever doesn't know how

00:46:25 --> 00:46:27

to read Arabic properly, or they learn the

00:46:27 --> 00:46:28

letters, but they don't know how to join

00:46:28 --> 00:46:31

them together, or they, join them together, but

00:46:31 --> 00:46:33

it's hard for them. Make a in your

00:46:33 --> 00:46:34

heart right now that I'm gonna go I'm

00:46:34 --> 00:46:36

gonna go and sit with the children if

00:46:36 --> 00:46:37

I happen to sit with the children in

00:46:37 --> 00:46:39

the masjid. This is a priority. I'm going

00:46:39 --> 00:46:41

to learn to read the book of Allah.

00:46:41 --> 00:46:42

The one who doesn't know Arabic,

00:46:43 --> 00:46:44

which is not just Desi people, also are,

00:46:45 --> 00:46:45

the

00:46:45 --> 00:46:48

good brothers of the Shonak and the public

00:46:48 --> 00:46:51

and the, public and whatever.

00:46:51 --> 00:46:53

You know, they also we're talking about classical

00:46:53 --> 00:46:55

Arabic. It's a different language. It's a similar,

00:46:55 --> 00:46:57

but it's a different language. Right?

00:46:57 --> 00:46:59

Learn learn that language so that you can

00:46:59 --> 00:47:01

understand the book of Allah and the sunnah

00:47:01 --> 00:47:01

of Sayna

00:47:04 --> 00:47:06

You can understand their their their tongue. It's

00:47:06 --> 00:47:07

not rocket science. I'm not the smartest guy

00:47:07 --> 00:47:09

in the world. I figured it out. I

00:47:09 --> 00:47:10

know I know a lot of people who

00:47:10 --> 00:47:11

figured it out.

00:47:12 --> 00:47:14

People who have full time jobs doing other

00:47:14 --> 00:47:15

things, they figured it because it's what they

00:47:15 --> 00:47:16

00:47:17 --> 00:47:18

Sit in the

00:47:19 --> 00:47:21

the people who sat with those people, who

00:47:21 --> 00:47:22

sat with those people, who sat with those

00:47:22 --> 00:47:24

people, who sat with the with

00:47:27 --> 00:47:30

the Muhammad Ali Salam, sit with them.

00:47:31 --> 00:47:33

You will receive some of of the

00:47:33 --> 00:47:35

the prophet by sitting with them.

00:47:35 --> 00:47:37

If one of them says something you don't

00:47:37 --> 00:47:38

like, or one of them you don't like,

00:47:38 --> 00:47:40

then just sit with the other one.

00:47:41 --> 00:47:43

So many people. You have so many. This

00:47:43 --> 00:47:45

is the city of and

00:47:45 --> 00:47:46

etcetera.

00:47:46 --> 00:47:48

If you don't if you wanna, you know,

00:47:48 --> 00:47:50

if you wanna play, politics, you got you

00:47:50 --> 00:47:52

got you got white. You got black.

00:47:52 --> 00:47:54

You got this. You got people born here.

00:47:54 --> 00:47:57

You got people born people somewhere else. You

00:47:57 --> 00:47:57

have

00:47:58 --> 00:47:59

people's superior accents,

00:48:00 --> 00:48:01

that are absolutely wonderful.

00:48:02 --> 00:48:04

00:48:04 --> 00:48:07

00:48:07 --> 00:48:09

didn't have no MSA chaplain. I you know,

00:48:09 --> 00:48:11

I I we I have to literally leave

00:48:12 --> 00:48:12

this this,

00:48:13 --> 00:48:15

continent in order to learn the things that

00:48:15 --> 00:48:17

are delivered to you at your finger

00:48:18 --> 00:48:20

tips. If you cannot sit with Rasulullah salallahu

00:48:20 --> 00:48:22

alaihi wa sallam, sit with the ones who

00:48:22 --> 00:48:23

sat with the ones who sat with them.

00:48:23 --> 00:48:26

Because they breathe the same air that the

00:48:26 --> 00:48:28

people breathe before them, that the people breathe

00:48:28 --> 00:48:31

before them. That your anfaas, your breath will

00:48:31 --> 00:48:33

meet with Rasulullah salallahu alaihi wa sallam. Here

00:48:33 --> 00:48:36

the hadith of Sayna Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam.

00:48:36 --> 00:48:38

The one who couldn't meet him in person,

00:48:38 --> 00:48:39

let him meet him through his hadith. Meet

00:48:39 --> 00:48:40

the

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The heirs of the prophet salallahu alayhi Musa'at

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wa sallam. If you want to know about

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somebody and that person died, you'll know more

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about them by visiting their children

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than you will by visiting anyone else because

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they know them for their entire life. They're

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the ones who literally have their physical artifacts.

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You can go

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see

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them. May Allah rectify their how and give

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them strength in Himma and increase their numbers

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and make them people that people listen to

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and accept from. Those ulama are there. You

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can meet them. Not all of them are

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the fancy pants ones that, like, you know,

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are at big conferences and, like, cost a

00:49:16 --> 00:49:17

lot of money to visit them, and they

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won't give you their email address. There are

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some of them, they're not really slick talking

00:49:20 --> 00:49:22

people like myself, like a some kind of

00:49:22 --> 00:49:24

spiritual used car salesman,

00:49:25 --> 00:49:26

00:49:27 --> 00:49:29

and narrative and cultural references and all this

00:49:29 --> 00:49:30

other nonsense on you so you can be

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entertained and, like, maintain enough, like, a spiritual

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attention span. There are some of them, maybe

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they don't speak real fancy, but the universals,

00:49:38 --> 00:49:40

they understand them inside out. Go sit with

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them. Go sit with them. Take that how

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from them. Drink it in your mind. Drink

00:49:44 --> 00:49:46

it inside of your heart. And when the

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mind and the heart are in tow, the

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body has no choice except for to go

00:49:50 --> 00:49:51

with. The body will be restless at the

00:49:51 --> 00:49:53

time of Fajr. The body is going to

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hate to consume the haram. The eyes are

00:49:55 --> 00:49:57

going to want to look at the haram,

00:49:57 --> 00:49:58

and the heart's gonna say, no. Not today.

00:49:59 --> 00:50:00

The ears are going to want to hear

00:50:00 --> 00:50:02

the haram, but it's not. That beat's not

00:50:02 --> 00:50:05

gonna be jamming like it was yesterday. Why?

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Because the heart is not into it. The

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mind is not into it anymore.

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It's it's it's done. It's withering away. Its

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effective grip on you is weakening.

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Be people

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00:50:16 --> 00:50:17

00:50:17 --> 00:50:19

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are focused not on the many, but on

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the one.

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Allah

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will keep you in his protection as long

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as you're written to be in this world.

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If that's more time,

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And if it's less time, then whoever dies

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with what's in front of him is always

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better than what's behind him. Nobody ever wants

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to go back.

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The angels come to him and give

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him the glad tidings

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Allah The the the blessings that he's prepared

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for you. Here, they'll show they'll literally show

00:50:47 --> 00:50:48

them to you. Nobody's going to want to

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go back. However, long you are in this

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world,

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if you are the one who take the

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Haqq as a friend, as a wali,

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takes you as his wali. And even if

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you and I are not very good friends

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to our friends, Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala, once

00:51:00 --> 00:51:02

he befriends a person, he never lets them

00:51:02 --> 00:51:05

down. Allah ta'ala never lets them down. Allah

00:51:05 --> 00:51:07

ta'ala never abandons them. Even if you may

00:51:07 --> 00:51:09

go through some difficulty, you will live to

00:51:09 --> 00:51:11

see with your own eyes and feel with

00:51:11 --> 00:51:13

your own heart. Why that thing that was

00:51:13 --> 00:51:15

a something that was a a a disappointment

00:51:15 --> 00:51:17

to you? Actually, it was the best thing

00:51:17 --> 00:51:18

that could have happened. It was the best

00:51:18 --> 00:51:20

thing that could have happened to you. Be

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a person who is is with the Haqq

00:51:22 --> 00:51:23

and just like

00:51:23 --> 00:51:24

Musa and Bani Islael.

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Allah Ta'ala will take you from point a

00:51:27 --> 00:51:29

to point b in the most miraculous and

00:51:29 --> 00:51:31

unexpected of ways possible. And if you wanna

00:51:31 --> 00:51:33

sell out in order to chummy up with

00:51:33 --> 00:51:36

Fa'aun, then don't blame Mawlana Hamza when you

00:51:36 --> 00:51:38

end up in the bottom of the sea.

00:51:38 --> 00:51:41

Don't blame anybody. Don't make a documentary

00:51:42 --> 00:51:44

about why you ended up in the bottom

00:51:44 --> 00:51:46

of the sea. Don't don't don't complain about,

00:51:46 --> 00:51:48

Oh, you know, Masjid was inaccessible, and it

00:51:48 --> 00:51:50

was unfriendly, and blah blah blah. This that

00:51:50 --> 00:51:52

Don't blame anybody else other than yourself.

00:51:53 --> 00:51:55

Every single difficulty you go through in your

00:51:55 --> 00:51:56

path to Allah

00:51:56 --> 00:51:57

is rewarded

00:51:57 --> 00:51:59

richly. And the one who his talab is

00:51:59 --> 00:52:02

sincere. The one who's seeking is sincere. Allah

00:52:03 --> 00:52:04

will make the means for that person to

00:52:04 --> 00:52:07

be successful even if they don't exist and

00:52:07 --> 00:52:09

even if it's in the most extraordinary way

00:52:09 --> 00:52:10

possible. Allah

00:52:10 --> 00:52:13

give all of us tawfir that he he

00:52:13 --> 00:52:14

he himself take it upon himself

00:52:15 --> 00:52:17

to take us into into his own hands,

00:52:17 --> 00:52:18

to take us into his own

00:52:19 --> 00:52:21

that we be the shepherds of that he

00:52:21 --> 00:52:22

be the shepherd of us, we be part

00:52:22 --> 00:52:24

of his flock, that we stay in the

00:52:24 --> 00:52:27

the the the the the hima of of

00:52:27 --> 00:52:28

of his deen with his

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and

00:52:31 --> 00:52:32

with

00:52:33 --> 00:52:34

his

00:52:36 --> 00:52:36

and

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with his and with all of those that

00:52:40 --> 00:52:42

he loves, that we should be people that

00:52:42 --> 00:52:43

wherever we go, the Haqq goes with us.

00:52:43 --> 00:52:45

We love to see the Haqq. We love

00:52:45 --> 00:52:47

to hear the Haqq. We love to we

00:52:47 --> 00:52:49

love to speak the haqq. We everything about

00:52:49 --> 00:52:50

the haqq, we love it. We love that

00:52:50 --> 00:52:52

it should sit in our minds and in

00:52:52 --> 00:52:54

our hearts, and that our body should then

00:52:54 --> 00:52:57

be dragged to it even if by force.

00:52:57 --> 00:52:59

May Allah make us people who are people

00:52:59 --> 00:53:01

of Haqqan. Cleanse our eyes and ears and

00:53:01 --> 00:53:03

our tongues from the bottle, and make us

00:53:03 --> 00:53:05

people who are not for sale because we're

00:53:05 --> 00:53:07

priceless rather than make us people who are

00:53:07 --> 00:53:09

sale for sale. And then Shaitan and Fir'aun

00:53:09 --> 00:53:11

and all of these, lackeys of this age

00:53:11 --> 00:53:14

can argue with one another over, over who's

00:53:14 --> 00:53:16

gonna get a cheaper price and a cheaper

00:53:16 --> 00:53:17

bargain when they buy us forever. Allah ta'ala

00:53:17 --> 00:53:20

protect us from such an end. Allah make

00:53:20 --> 00:53:21

us a people with value with him even

00:53:21 --> 00:53:23

though we have no value of ourselves. But

00:53:23 --> 00:53:25

if he values us, then there's nothing more

00:53:25 --> 00:53:26

valuable than us in this world.

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