He was the Final Prophet #3

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Okay, so we're talking about where we were talking about the personality of the prophet SAW the

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person of the Prophet as a sign on his prophethood. And we said that we will be focusing on the qualities that indicate or serve as a witness to the veracity of his message. And we particularly discussed the honesty of the Prophet salallahu salam, which is which was testified to by Muslims and non Muslims alike, the asceticism and austerity of his life, his bravery. And now we'll talk about his optimism. And we said, some of these signs serve to prove that not only that he was truthful, but

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he was also certain of his truthfulness. So bravery is a sign of his certainty in the message that he received. He was not really confounded, or, you know, confused about any of what he received, he was very certain that this is from God, and He is receiving the last divine revelation from God, we talked about the perseverance and we mentioned the example of the ravine of Taliban.

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And then we're talking now about the optimism

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of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam and we always repeat these if

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you're not on

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the vena cava, serious mania, Rodney is

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in Alabama, if you do not give him victory, either not support to him a lot of say, to the believers, if you do not support them, the prophets Allah,

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it doesn't matter for Allah didn't need help. When the believers drove him out the second of two, when the word homeless alone

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in the cave, and he's on about seven headsets and his companion, have a weapon or the alarm will be not sad or afraid. Surely Allah is with us. So this is, you know,

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so you know, you know the story of a cave, and you know, that they reached all the way to the doors to the entrance of the cave, and there was nothing to deserve, prevent them from catching the Prophet sallallahu Sallam except to bend down like this, and see that he was there. So they did not bend down like this, that was the only thing they needed to do to figure out that the Prophet was there. Because like, it is not like a huge cave, I can say inside a all they needed to do is to do this to them down like this, but they did not win down. Because Allah subhanaw taala protected him

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miraculously. But the point here is not the miraculous protection of the profits, although Solomon that gave, so because we're discussing his personality, the point is that optimism of the process of settling easy is just like the assurance that he has, he knows that he is the final messenger of God, he knows that the cave is surrounded now, but who knows that somehow they will not capture they are at the door of the entrance of the cave here. And all of them crisis is here is here inside with our work alone on our and they just need to look down to caption and that's when he knows that this will never happen, because he is certain that this was

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the he was the final messenger protected by loss of data at least from a historical logical perspective, we believe in the parameter to everybody knows that this parameter was the parameter was revealed during parameter profit. So, the parameter has been recited to the Sahaba, who knew that this truly happened in front of our back who was the only other person so not only that, the parameters is that this this must have happened. Because the end was recited by the prophet in front of the Sahaba in front of her work, he is not going to lie in front of his companion robots in front of the rest of the Sahaba

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about this incident, so this shows and every time the Prophet sallallahu Sallam encountered difficulties, he knew that it No, I would not be let down by God, because I know I am certain

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that it is fine on messenger. It's just like when Benny is trying

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to

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wear

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Basically beseech or surrounded by for our own and his soldiers, and there was nothing

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before them except to the Red Sea, nothing behind them around them from all sides, except for our and his soldiers. And then

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notice the difference between the messenger who's certain, who's certain of his message and between all the rest of the people. So why is that I even sat in Allah Morocco, Allah moussaka in Nairobi, Sadie for hyena, Illa masa, another gocycle backup and follow up Africana could Lofoten Cabo de la z propodeal. avi. So the vanoise la Ian said we were we will be caught. We were surrounded in Morocco. Follow Musa Canada annamaya visa deal to Moses said, No, my Lord is with me. He will guide me, he will get me out of it, he will save me he will spare me. So that is the psyche of the messenger. That he

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the same thing the profits are the same psyche. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam had the same certainty, the same confidence, the same optimism. And it this is exactly like the story of Musa when he was surrounded. And then everybody said we will be Cotler. That's it we're done. That they're here they're in front of us. And this is the Red Sea and we don't have ships. And Muslim says to them Canada in an IRB Sadie No, I have my Lord. My Lord is with me. He will guide you and protect me.

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profits of someone says to his companion when they are in silence. No.

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Do not grieve. Allah is with us.

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They were only here, Stephen here.

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So that's another one of the signs of the Prophet.

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His companions also are another side.

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How does prophecy keep in mind when we're talking about the companions of the Prophet? Yes.

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It isn't the same certainty the level where we will never reach the level of certainty that prophets of Salaam had. But it this is a model for us to aspire to, we should aspire to having the same level of certainty. So that you know, imagine when you have complete ownership of your face. It is different from being convinced it is a completely different level. The complete ownership of your faith is when your faith is mixed with your identity that you know if you're not Muslim, you're not hustling. You're not you're not for Han

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Zakat cannot be anything but Muslim. It that said it is done. That is when you have complete ownership of your faith meaning that if the whole world apostatize I am the only one that's going to be there to profess that there is no capital of why Mohammed is his last messenger. So that level of comfort with your the certainty in your deen and confidence in what you believe in, is when you have complete ownership of your faith

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can never be shaken. Imagine if the whole world apostatize if you wake up in the morning, and your Eman is not Muslim anymore, and everybody around you is not Muslim anymore. Why do you continue to be Muslim?

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That is the level of certainty that we should have the level of confidence that that we should

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have that companions of the Prophet and when we say the companions are themselves a sign on the prophets of the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam were are we talking about? We're not talking about just good, nice people. We're not talking about good

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fellows that will who worshipped God and were devoted, devout worshippers of God. No, we're talking about some of the most significant people in the history of man.

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Time is number 57 in the 100 Most Influential People in history, talking about Otto hapa, who was able to

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to come up with a bureaucracy that the Columbia history of the world called superior bureaucracy to that which was the Romans had, and the Persians. So, these are not insignificant people, these are people that changed the course of history, America came up with basically a type of confederacy that maintained the allegiance of the different parts of the Muslim world to the central government without rigidity that would make that union

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unsustainable, because rigidity will make the union unsustainable, but the highest level of allegiance to the Khalifa was with complete flexibility of the peripheries, or of the states, that level of sorting of Confederate government and bureaucracy, the former established or the Alon who was superb one was certainly superior to that which the Romans have. So I'm saying this the not to say that these were not only a nice virtuous, good people, these were extremely significant people extremely talented genius, you know, that the genius of armor is certainly does not need this beyond the need to be proven. And the rest of the Sahaba are going to how they those are the people who

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believe in the profits on the not only believe him, you know, it was not only a casual type of

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subscribing to the message of, of a man. But David George ogres, says that serious or trivial his daily behavior has instituted he can in which millions observes this day is conscious memory, no one regarded by any section of the human race has perfect man has ever been imitated. So minute, the

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length of chromosome seven, the conduct of the founder of Christianity has not governing the ordinary life of his followers. Moreover, no founder of religion has left ponceau solitary eminence as the Muslim apostle. So basically, no one has been minute the imitated people follow in his footsteps, like no one else in the history of man who's being imitated by millions of people today. You know, when, you know, one point, some billion people, many of them imitate him to the level that you know that he has grown his beard, just the look like that he is wearing whatever he is wearing, although it looks funny here in America, so that he could look a little bit more like Him, and stuff

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like this. So that is a testimony in and of itself. And it's the hub of follow him. You know, if because it's a measure, this is a gauge of how much they believe in Him, how much certainty they have in him, when our Beloved Muhammad Ali Alon, who follows the camel of the prophet SAW Selim, and makes the same turn that the capital of the prophets Allah made and

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the point of following, you know, that the somehow Viscount Obama

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sort of

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discourage off the law from doing this because he feared that this would get into excessiveness. But the point here that we're trying to make is that his companion, followed him. So my new theory every detail, which is a testimony of how much certainty they have, in the message of the purposes of the

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William Montgomery walk, where was a Reverend,

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a Christian priest, who was also a Scottish historian and Emiratis, Professor in Arabic and Islamic Studies, and he is someone who died in 2006. Also, he is more contemporary but, but he was one of the most prominent figures in contemporary Orientalism, and he was a priest and he did not convert to Islam. But he was not able, basically, to maintain the same belief that his fellow priests or fellow Christians have in the prophet SAW seven after having studied his life, and his biography and his history for so long. So he, he, he said that we must say that he's a prophet, there is no way around, because it just would not. But he still continued to be Christian, he did not convert, but

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he accepted that he must have been a prophet. So he so Montgomery says his readiness to undergo persecution for his business.

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leaves the high moral character of the men who believed in him. And this is why I'm putting this on this slide, although it has many other points that he made about the science of his prophethood. But this is the point to the This is why I put this particular testimony on this slide. Because he mentioned the high moral character of the men who believed in him. Is this assignment, someone's truthfulness? Yes, you look at his companions. Basically, these are the first witnesses, firsthand witnesses of the character of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and all of the merits all of the virtues that we mentioned of the Prophet sallallahu sallam. So these are not just transmitted

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reports, because these are people that witnessed him the flesh and blood of the prophet SAW Salem, saw him knew him before about the after the bouncer.

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Basically, were able to

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witness all of his behavior firsthand on daily basis.

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And these were people that deserved to be called by a Lost Planet, Allah Pharaoh.

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And for someone who does not believe in the prior look at what those people did, look at how much support and victory got that, given them, read the history of the individual companions read the devotion, they have sincerity they have, you know, when someone gives up all of his wealth, like a weakness of the this is a man who truly believes in something to give up all of his wealth, when they go through persecution, when the land lays flat on the scorching sand of Arabia, and how it gets those big rocks, put on his chest, just to make him say anything bad about the Prophet just to make him recant. his commitment is,

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you know, Islam or his acceptance of Islam, and he refuses, and he endures through all the persecution when a man when hamara somaiya.

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And yes, I get, you know, tourists are

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just that this way them this way, then from the religion.

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And then they get killed, and yes, and and so many they get, so it is tortured, to the point of death stores or all the way to death, they were both killed during their torture sessions, to basically go back on their heels and reject the message of the Prophet and the refuse. So these he was surrounded by companions of the highest moral character companions that were ready to sacrifice their lives for him, has would never go back on their heels would never reject Islam after they accepted.

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And then he carried on and said that the greatness of his ultimate achievement all argue, has fundamental integrity. To suppose Mohammed as an imposter raises more problems than it solves he was asleep talking to his fellow Christians.

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Moreover, none of the great figures of history is so poorly appreciated in the West as Muhammad, thus not merely must be credited Mohammed with essential honesty and integrity of purpose, if we are to under stand at all, if we are to correct the errors that we have inherited from the past, we must not forget that conclusive proof is a much stricter requirement than a show of plausibility, and in a matter such as this, only to be attained with difficulty. So certainly, there's a man who did not convert, but he was saying that we have to be realistic, you know, to basically suggest that he was an imposter prophet is unrealistic.

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So to doubt, his integrity and his honesty is realistic. So we have to change our narrative. We have to think of something else to say about

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Yes.

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You know, there's another intellectual that kind of is like

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Mr. Comrie said that there was a I think it was a Canadian

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medical medical student, I'm sorry, Professor taught at a Medical University. And he analyzed stages of the embryo and said that the A's were on the

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evolution of embryo into a fetus to miraculous someone.

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century and then you ask him about his belief. Well, Prophet Muhammad

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He says he must have had supernatural

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revelation, and must be a true prophet. But then when you ask a Muslim, he says, Well, I believe that, that is a prophet. It just kind of ends there. He's the

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most, but when you hear these people like cover a wall and and the medical professor, what is their psyche? Because you know, you I mean, they know deep down inside that this guy's profit. So what's holding them back what why how they reconcile

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this basically a conversion to another religion is a huge matter it's very momentous, it means that you're basically living your entire past your surroundings, your family members may shun you, your relationships may be affected, your marriage may be affected your business your friends see it, I have an enormous respect for the brothers who convert or the Sisters of convert. Because it's not such a like a game changer in life. It's just changes everything that you have known about your life in your past is like a complete

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transformation. That is, so it is extremely difficult for people to undertake this step.

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So people sort of putting off the first sort of over looked at the necessity of proceeding after this conviction, conviction, after having the conviction that he was a prophet to proceed to conversion is,

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is a step that many people just find it too hard to take.

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Yeah, but but in all honesty, the testimony of those people from from our in terms of serving the purpose of establishing the proof on

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his ministry, or his truthfulness is even stronger than the testimony of the Muslims. Because these are people who are not Muslim, and they still cannot say that he did not

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have the highest standard level of integrity and honesty and so on.

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But we certainly wish for them to become Muslim.

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Now, the next one is, is religion, you know, we're so I haven't done I actually defer the Americans to the end.

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But we need to certainly go over the miracles. But I want to defer the Americas to the end of this discussion.

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Because I want you to come to the point of having complete conviction and complete certainty, before we go over any of the methods that people

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think of when they think of the science of its profit. So what did he preach? He, you know, was, was he working for self interest? Was it what what creed did he preach? What laws did he preach?

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The miraculousness of the completeness and the perfection and that the scope of what he preached that any profit before Prophet Mohammed Salah, taught this. Keep in mind, keep in mind, the teachings of Moses, the Bible is not the teachings of Moses. The Bible is the community of work of all of the profits from Moses, all the way till he saw a Salaam and then so so that's the community of work of everyone. That 23 years of ministry of Prophet Muhammad SAW sanlam produced teachings and theology in just just the sheer volume. We're not talking yet about the greatness. We're just talking about the volume, in terms of theology, in terms of laws in terms of

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personal conduct,

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in terms of the regulation of various concepts in people's lives, family laws, you know, details, cavity laws, detailed laws, or rules for the judiciary to go by detailed rules and financial transactions, detail rules and the various acts of worship. All of this was produced within the 23 years of his ministry, for he suffered a great deal of persecution, a great deal of rejection, and we had to go

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you know, on to war against the

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co founder of Mecca, the Confederates and other tyrants on so that what he taught beginning was

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To create the foundation of the religion is the creed the belief system of the religion? disability Hello Illa Allah syrup and

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honey, this is my way of fighting to Allah within sight hi and those who follow me. Whom did we invite us to worship? Did he ever asked for people to worship Him? Did he ever ask for people to revere him beyond just being the Prophet and Messenger of Allah subhanaw taala Did he ever confound the difference between the divine and the human because you was the peak of humanity, that he ever failed to stop people from revering him beyond that level of humanity. He was extremely key eager, every time someone did this, to stop them and stop them sort of rigorously. You know, so when they came in, they they wanted to prostrate for him, that he stopped them, they wouldn't even they wanted

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to stand up when he walked in, that he started when he wanted to stand up when he was praying silly. He stopped them when he wanted every time. He said that. So for the eclipse happened before, because for him, died, he corrected when someone would combine him and loss of power to Allah and one statement, he would say this, I thought he would call me on what a horrible for tvr.

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So he stopped them and stop stops them with rigor was like, you know, assertiveness, and

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you know, so when someone comes in, he says, we asked a lot about you, and we ask you about Allah subhanaw taala. And he says, We want you do you don't want lions? Do you know that?

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You know, how could you do this? How could you compare me to Thomas homophile. So he was very intelligent to all the time very key and eager to

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delineate the difference and demarcate clearly the difference between the human and the divine and ask the people only to worship a lot of stress, is status as the servant of Allah, the slave of Allah, that is recovery, then don't make my grave place of

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basically, divorce ritualism. Yeah. rituals,

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rituals, recurrent creatures.

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So, here, Leo Tolstoy and, you know, Tolstoy, he's a very, he's one of the most sort of significant writers in the 20th century,

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for the 19th.

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So Leo Tolstoy and for Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.

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To say this, man has always been standing higher than then the Christianity. He does not consider God as a human being and never makes himself equal to God. Muslims worship nothing except God, how am I this is messenger, there is no any rest, mystery and secret him. So

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Tolstoy is the author of war and peace. You know, he's one of the most significant authors in

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this condition, no, not not in warranties.

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But you could Google it for.

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So the details of the creed so the creed, the foundation of this creed was the simplest and most perfect, there is one God who created us human beings, and he sent messengers for to invite us to his worship, it makes perfect sense. One, God created humanity, who are purposeful beings, so he must have created them purposely. And he must have communicated the purpose of their creation to them, right or wrong, right? And he must have communicated through messengers. And that is what the Prophet came from teachers, that there is one God one omnipotent God, he does not have partners because it wouldn't make any sense for him to have partners not equal, not

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equal, no partners, whatsoever, and that God created us who are purposeful creations and sent messengers to indicate to to basically communicate to us the purpose of our creation, is where preference would be if we do anything purposeless Lee we will be called insane by our fellow human beings. If I do anything purposely you know, that doesn't cannot be justified.

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If I stand before you now and do anything that cannot be justified, you will be concerned. What is he doing? And then if I repeat it and while that weird, purposeless, leave in the up call you call me insane. So as purposeful,

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you know creations we must have been created purposefully, that creates our must be purposeful, because how could we have purpose when our Creator when we came from purposeless phenomena

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couldn't be, and our Creator and purposeful creator must be wise enough to communicate the purpose of our creation through us through messengers, and that is basically the platform of the so called divine religions versus the other group of religions. You know, pagan religions follow philosophies. So Buddha was, was was the person I don't know. Some people say that, but I may have been a prophet, he could have been a prophet. We don't know certainly the teachings of Buddha. We don't know exactly what he may have thought at the time, he may have thought, you know,

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Toshi, but people afterwards manipulated. But at the end of the day, Buddhism is not built on the model of profits or their messengers. It's about philosophy. It's about quoting the good teachings of Buddha. But does it provide answers to the most pressing questions, most existential questions that we, as human beings, ask ourselves? Where did we come from? What are we here for? Where do we go to, you know, doesn't provide perfect answers? Does it answer to the question of God, creator and creation, and so on? No, these are philosophies and the founders of this office may have been profits, but their message was later corrupted. Or if they were nonprofits, and they were just good

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people

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that had some good teachings, then that's fine, but that is not a religion. So in the religion has to tell me that it is coming from God, that religion has to be built on the messenger ship model, and then you've converted it down to Islam or Christianity and Judaism. These are built on this model. And then further in the teachings of Islam, you will find no inconsistency, no contradiction, no Gods it is one God. No,

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basically, chauvinism whatsoever whether it is racial chauvinism tribal equality of mankind. This is basically installed in this religion, like the concept of monotheism, and then the messengers and all the messengers came to teach one message. Yes, they may have had different classes to suit their different errors, but they came with one message and over the Latin American Manila, medical

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or medical Manila in so worship Allah alone, you have nothing no other God but

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handguns and ETS when it comes to predestination. For instance, the beauty of the religion is that everything in this religion is basically everything and that religion is,

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can be proven good for your wealth, the psychological well being, physical well, being emotional well being spiritual will be you know, what we are being taught about predestination, for instance, this verse a year from

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now.

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You can attach

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a logo for home, no misfortune what can happen on earth or in your songs about is recorded, you know the creed before or the recording descriptions and before we bring it into existence and realize that this belief in predestination that is truly easy for Allah in order that you may not disappear from our mechanism that pass you by, nor exalt over matters bestowed upon you, for Allah loves not any vainglorious poster.

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So Allah is telling us that to believe in predestination to believe in the Divine Decree, meaning what I believe that all things are in one inch. All things are controlled under the control of one be in one hand. That's why the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said interbreed, particularly in this hadith. interminable Pradhan highly he was already even alive. To believe in predestination, that good and evil Oh from Allah.

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predestination to believe in the divine decrees further

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Are you ready,

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good any, all from a loss, because the other possibility is that the evil comes from someone else, and is that person or is that being

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out of loss controller. Now, if he is not out of control, then it is all kind of very first back, then Eliza control of it all, nothing happens in his dominium. Without his approval, without his decree, without his permission, without his will, without his creation, he brings it to existence without him bringing it to existence, it cannot come to existence. So, it's not just a matter of his leave and permission, it is also that he created everything, including the events, actions, including human actions, he is in control of it all. To believe in this will save you from dualism. And dualism is such a, you know, to believe in the God of

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fire and the goddess sharpen the light and the darkness, and this and that, and all of these beliefs that are built on the dualist system, when, when sort of be detrimental to your psyche, you're serving two different gods, or at least if you're certain if the fight of the great if the greatest God in those religions or those thought systems is the God of good. But there is still this god of evil that is still effective, but

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doing things. So if even if I'm worshiping the God of goodness, or the God of

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whatever fire, I'm still concerned about the other God.

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So can you imagine how that would tear up your psyche, your the integrity of your spirituality. So that's why Herbert Benson, Herbert Benson, by the way, is one of the cofounders of the mind body Institute of Harvard University. And they do a lot of research work on the effect of the mind and the belief systems, spirituality are the physical health. So he said, faith in God is the best preventative tool for such stress. And to promote healthy immune system, believing that one hand is in control of everything eases the mind. So that I mentioned this, because the mind body Institute, this is like a research center. This is not an expert opinion of one man. You know, this guy is one

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of the two co founders of the mind body Institute at Harvard University, they have done a great deal of research

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on the effect of the mind, on the body, you know, beliefs, and so on and so forth.

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And then here's another one from a medical assistant who describes the best way of stress management, which is acknowledging that life is not always fair. And the good guys do not always win. Meaning, basically, to submit that to all forms of destinies, even if they are not particularly in your favor. Yes.

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See, when I think about us, it's

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Christianity.

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Because we have a law, nobody's talking about Christianity, because the

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sample is not only made out of Christians, it's when they talk about belief. They're talking about believing people, regardless of their religion. So he's talking about believing versus not believing. Okay, so So here, that's the question.

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But

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it's not about the complication. It's about branching off. Because we if we go into further, well, but let me give you an example. To have a child you need to propose to someone and get engaged and get married and then have sexual relations and then she'll be pregnant for nine months and then you will have the child right.

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That child who created it, him or her

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to a loss of one that's no one. One was created to chart

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your actions. Here are the consequences.

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Yes.

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To the extent that you're responsible for this child or not.

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No, you have to be responsible. If you say I'm not responsible for the for my child, all the people will call you crazy.

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Because you seeing that was created so how can i say that i

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Because Because all of your actions when when all of your actions make you responsible.

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So, this child certainly would have not been created without the permission of a lot of people get married and so on, and they don't have children. Okay? But your actions are consequential to make you responsible for that child. Okay? Your actions are your children.

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Okay, your actions are just like your children, even though lies in control, and they would have not have happened without his permission and leave. And he is the one who brought them into existence and then of the day, but you're making provisions and taking steps and

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intending and, you know, to be getting becoming determined and then acting upon your determination. All of this makes you responsible for that action has would have never happened without the laws permission. And that action that result could have never

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done your work yet will make you responsible. But your work is not the final verdict.

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And who is in control Allah? Have you not wanted you to do this? How do you not wait for you to do this, you would have never been

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no matter how much you try. So you just like it, just like your children, you can get married, you can have sexual relations. And then you could do use all the medications in the world to make you have kids, a lot does not want you to have kids, you will not have kids. Sometimes even your ob gyn will not know why. Because just so happens so use your mindset, don't even bother yourself thinking of this happened because of this with this habit because of that, in reality,

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had a reality boss at the end of the day from a practical perspective, you're responsible for your actions even though they are still under the control of Allah, but you are pretty smart you have been given enough willpower to act upon your intent and to be responsible for this action.

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Just like you are responsible for your children even though they are the creation of Allah

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his religion in terms of legislations

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you know, and I unfortunately that I will have to zip through those slides because if one takes a very long time, and I'm only mentioning a few examples, because we have

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we can have like 200 plus slides just on the legislations, the laws, oftentimes I say to people my way this personality is through fact, because I love you know,

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the

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basically share the story of Allah subhanaw taala.

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Once you reflect on the wisdoms, once you see the product, once you examine the laws, from the perspective of the higher objectives that the laws work to attain

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or help you attain, you will be in love with the laws they will not be just mere technicalities, they will use you This is when you fall in love with it. So, here the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam when he talks to us about

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his natural inclination all have this is sort of like personal hygiene for Muslims. Then practices he says are the federal natural inclination, trimming the mustache, letting the beard grow, brushing the teeth, raising the nose, clipping the clipping the nails, washing the finger joints, plucking the armpit hair shaving the pubes and whilst on oneself with water after using the lavatory.

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The Korea South most offset and I forgot the 10th or it may have been raising the mouth. And this was reported by is collected by Muslim hat and don't think that this is inconsequential. You know,

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just read personal hygiene and put Islamic Christianity and googleplus. And

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you know, the first time soap was introduced to Europe was to Muslims. The first time the bath, you know, was introduced to Europe was through Muslims, Europeans, even monarchs used to both not having a shower for one year or more for several years. And that was considered as a sign of virtue. And this was all documented historically.

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So George Bernard Shaw in his book, The doctors dilemma, says the formulator is not Muslim. So you think Mohammed Salim is the one who made this that so he said forget

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liters of the superseded native religion like Muhammad, Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam have been enlightened enough to introduce as religious units such as sanitary measures as ablution. And the most careful and reverent treatment of everything cast off by the human body, even today clippings and hears and our missionaries thoughtlessly discredited this gardening doctrine without supplying its place, which was promptly taken by laziness and so on and resulted in epidemics in the

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localities that were first invaded and occupied by Britain.

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So

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this is this was one of the debate many despite the proven health benefits of handwashing many people do not practice this habit as often as the show. And then it says here, if you don't wash your hands frequently enough, you can infect yourself with these germs, like touching, you know, do you know any other religion that that forces you to wash your hands five times every day,

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or at least like three times or the four or five times every day,

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but you're being forced to wash your hands. And not only this, that you're being forced, but you're being encouraged to wash your hands much more often than this before you eat and after you eat when you use the libretto A lot of times, but you're being forced to wash at least the four or five times a day for the practice. Now, so the prophet SAW someone said make a regular practice out of the swag For verily it said it's healthy for the mouth and it is a pleasure for the Creator God.

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This was reported by the party and then rinsing the mouth in a sea whack is another we were instructed to also rinse the mouth of all times. So this was from the Minnesota Dental Association after drinking smash your mouth out with water to dilute the sugar. And everybody you know, dentist know that to what to brush your teeth once a day is really not enough. And they even tell you more and more of them are saying that brushing your teeth twice a day is really not enough because it's what we're thinks four to five hours for the bacteria starts working on your enamel. So it needs to be done more than this. Where do you find this? Where the profits are some instructed us to use this

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every time we pray or mickaboo that's five times a day. And that is bait that basically will prevent bacteria the remnants of food from staying your your teeth for more than four hours.

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handwashing knees and arrogation is a variation here with the spin shop. You saw these, like eternal saphira report. This was a report from Makita Posada or the Alon the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said we're gonna Philistine Chapelle antagonists on him and and overdo their nasal rinsing or nasal irrigation, it's their job, unless you're fasting, then the Prophet say that Don't you know that? You tried to do it hard unless you're fasting so that you know so he's saying that do it to the point that you may swallow unless you're fasting that the water will get because that is how to be done. Because if you look after the nice interrogators that we have nowadays for nasal washes, or do

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Shin

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you'll find that people are instructed to overdo it this study concluded that means that obligation has an enormous potential of improving the quality of life of millions of patients in a very cost effective way. Review of irrigation during the scope

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for this was from the laryngoscope This was from radiology and evolution as a valuable chunk in the management of chronic chronic sinusitis. They year 1000 seeeeee common error the Crusaders returned from the east to the use of delightful of a delightful custom Turkish bath bath houses are built all over Europe. This was from the Times Magazine.

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You know so the benefits of the prayer This was required Mashallah. And there are a lot of testimonies of people who perfected their will do and they have a lot of problems with basically like end problems and particularly rhinitis and sinusitis and when they started to really perfected their will do and do it as prescribed.

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Have seen good outcomes.

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So the positions of the different positions and prayers.

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Also, you know, even the Roku, or the hip flex 99 1992, this

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could have been as good effects on the spinal column.

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This is an inversion table, basically to bring up Oh, so this is an inversion table, basically to bring your head, lower than your heart. Because unless you mix a dude, your head is never lower than your heart. Can you imagine a position where your head would be for people that are not Muslim? For people that don't picks it up? When when do you bring your head lower than your heart?

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How did you exercise it? You have, you have to, you have to intentionally do it, here. And then most of the exercises, you don't do that. So that's why we invented the inversion table there that you know, you Google this, you'll find hundreds of brands of inversion tables. So what do the inversion tables do, you just bring your head to that level that is lower than your heart, and it doesn't have

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you know, some benefits, as well.

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It was said

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is basically to bring your head lower to the left and the level of your art so that you could irrigate the crevices of your brain, blood is always scarce up here,

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because of the gravity working all the time to bring the blood down. So to push the blood off to the brain, it takes, you know, it takes you for you to negate the effects of gravity. So you get to like better irrigation when you lie down, you're asleep. But still, it is at the level if not above the level of using pillows, it will be above the level of your heart. Without feathers, it will be at the level of your heart. But the suit is the only position where it will be lower, so that gravity is working for the irrigation of the brain blood irrigation of the brain and some of the inner crevices of the brain will will now get sufficient blood.

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So do this,

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how to distribute the profits or sell them. So make your institute lengthy

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legislations of common law obligations Congress congregational Services account and charity, this is not for the well being of your physical well being but for the social well being some fasting

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had. And in some actually there were This is some research,

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or two monkeys here that are not here anymore, but

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these are the effect of premature aging, for the monkey that was given food

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liberally given like food at his disposal all the time. So that the monkey that was put on a diet ah much slower. Which tells you that

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the concept is that the prophets Allah sometimes told us no matter of no more uncertain than botany, that the son of Adam does not fill up any vessel worse than filling up his stomach.

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Further research

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Yeah, study performed by Madison lane National Institute on Aging in Baltimore in 2003, from the caloric restriction extended lifespan in a in a certain lifespan and reduce the incidence, an age of onset of age related diseases. So

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that is the concept of fasting but it's not only the concept of fasting the customer, the Prophet taught us that the worst thing to fill up is your stomach. Yeah. Study last year.

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Fast, regular fashion.

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And

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the benefits of fasting just Google.

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Yeah, you will, you'll find lots of studies that isn't it is beyond doubt anymore. And in fact, a lot of people in America here

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You know, particularly health oriented people, they practice fasting just

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just for health reasons.

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In the area of financial transactions, the prohibition of gambling the prohibition of God and things of that nature, you know, the effect of this on human health and human well being.

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This is a global view of HIV lowest prevalence would be in Muslim countries.

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The darker the color is, the higher the prevalence of HIV I want you to think of

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the medical care in Muslim countries is pretty much

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miserable, right? So if we're talking about the strength of medical care as a factor at all, but for some reason is this area here

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and this area was closed but by the orientalist the 1040. The area 1040 it is basically the area then below the equator to for the above the equator. That area for the for the missionaries for the Christian missionaries, was described to be the toughest area to preach to convert people to Christianity, not 10 for the area 10 below the for the for the above at the equator is the Muslim devotee. Furthermore, predominantly Muslim area

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just want you to look at you know so look at these two neighboring countries

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from the lowest incidence to the highest incidence just across the border.

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The only variable he has is

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his look at these next each other not only variable here is Islam