Concept Of Extremism Part 1

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sinner Hamdulillah, from the lower slopes of cinema, the cinema shadow on the lower

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shadow one common denominator from about.

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First of all, I have to kind of apologize, I have a pretty strong headache. And I tried my normal pure, which is coffee and didn't do anything. So I've tried now some medication.

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So the result is I think you're going to

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get much more mellow me than normally shallow, but hopefully, the information coming out will still be

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correct

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to discuss some of the causes,

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behind the existence of extremism, and in other words, some of the factors that kind of work

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within the Islamic Society and even outside of the Islamic Society that caused the appearance of this phenomenon this month that we have spoken about in some detail yesterday.

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First of all, we have to realize that

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the causes of extremism are numerous. And there are many things that lead people to take extreme positions

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and do extreme acts.

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And obviously, we're not going to discuss all of them here.

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And in fact, some of them are kind of like things that even non Muslims discuss,

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discussing the concept of extremism like psychological factors that some people might have that may lead them to extreme x beyond what what they call normal human beings would, would, would go through.

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And Shall I want, of course, obviously, to discuss some of the things that are more specific to Islamic cases.

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And one of the

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key things that we can see

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behind

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almost every group of extremism in the past, or extremist positions, and extremist views.

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One of the key things that we see behind them is an ignorance with respect to the religion of Allah subhana wa.

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So ignorance in itself is one of the key factors

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that drive people to extremist positions, and extremist attacks.

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And this brings up the importance of

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the fact that emotional attachment to Islam.

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And being Muslim in the sense of loving Islam and wanting the best for Islam

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and letting one's emotions drive one's x. This is not

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sufficient in Islam.

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Of course, you have to have a love for Islam, you have a love for Allah subhanho wa Taala you have a love for the Prophet Mohammed Salah Salem, you have a love for the other Muslims, your heart feels whenever other Muslims are hurt or suffering.

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But when it comes to taking action when it comes to holding views, and beliefs,

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you cannot just rely on an emotional attachment to Islam. You have to have the knowledge of what Islam is. And you have to have knowledge of what Islam calls for and requires a view under different circumstances.

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And in fact, many times in emotional attachment to Islam or the result of emotional attachment to Islam can harm Islam much more than benefits.

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You know, someone may say that he loves Islam and Islam is really in his heart.

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But out of his ignorance, he may do something that can damage Islam and damage the Muslims to a great extent

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because he's not even though he's in his heart he has love for Islam is not allowing actually the Quran and the Sunnah to guide and to direct his actions.

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So this is an essential, very important

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point that I must stress here at the outset.

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That emotional attachment to Islam of course is part of the man parts of the faith. But when it comes to doing the deeds, and taking positions and views, that has to be based on the knowledge from Parana soon

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There are people who

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go beyond, for example, the limits

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of the Sharia example set by the Prime Minister.

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And they do that as they think they do that out of the love for

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Allah for Islam. But as an example that I believe I gave yesterday

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and is the problem how Selim when he remained patient in Mecca, and when the Muslims around him remain patient in Mecca, and they did not resort to the use of force, the legal use of force until law had given them permission to do so. They remain patient

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was also out of the love for Allah subhanho wa Taala and their love for this

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because this is what Allah has commanded them under those circumstances.

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So out of love for Allah subhanho wa Taala they obeyed what Allah subhana wa tada had ordered him to do.

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And so therefore, they remain patient, even though sometimes when you were in when you have to be patient, sometimes you may witness events,

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you may witness things that are happening to your brother Muslims that are very hard for your heart to take.

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And your heart just cries and cannot continue to watch what is happening to your brother Muslims and sisters, for example.

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What's your real love for Allah subhanho wa Taala and your real love for this Deen will be demonstrated by the fact that you will not act

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in any other way except what is approved by Allah subhana wa. And the same way that the problem was 11 the Sahaba did not act and behave in any way other than what Allah subhana wa God had approved for them.

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And as I said, I think we discussed some of those points yesterday.

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In particular, when looking at the

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that the extremists like for example, the White House in his book, he mentions a number of different aspects in which they are ignorant of the gene and this ignorance has caused them to

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stray from the correct path and go to one of the extremes, which we used to have on the board and if you know the two extremes, I can just refer to them without writing them up again.

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So, for example, he talks about the fact that they are ignorant of the book of Allah subhanaw taala they are ignorant of the sun,

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they are ignorant with respect to the methodology.

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And in this is

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this is also this is also very important point.

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And in fact,

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in particular in the

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in the United States or many communities

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and is the methodology of reasoning, or like for example, what is known as

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and how to get from the text of the Quran, or the text of the headache to a conclusion or belief.

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And this process or this methodology is something well defined in Islam

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and is one of the key aspects that we have to study

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what they call also or Islamic legal theory or methodology.

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Because it is an ignorance of this aspects that lead many people to come into conclusions that are incorrect.

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They're also ignorant with respect to the goals of the [???]tier ignorant with respect to the civilian or societal laws of Allah subhanho wa Taala they demonstrate English with respect to the Arabic language and history and so forth. As I said, inshallah discuss a couple of these

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ignorance with respect to the book of Allah subhanaw taala. We already gave the classic example of that yesterday

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in which the borage in their debating with Ali and when in their discussion about the ID when they concluded that it was a disbeliever.

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And they were they were basing it on the fact that Ali and Malia they accepted arbitrators, to all the Sahaba to try to come together and debate the issue the dispute between them to come to a peaceful solution.

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And they told me that if you accept this happen, then you are actually making cookies because Allah subhana wa Dionysus and in the protocol

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Lila, the rule is only for Allah subhanho wa Taala. So if you accept anybody else to make a decision, then you are committing.

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So they are taking a verse of the Quran.

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And this is one of the dangers of almost every extremist group.

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Basically, in general, if someone is going to come to you with a false hood bottle, he has to make some truth in there or at least make some something that will appeal to.

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So when someone comes to you and is quoting verses of the Quran or Hadith, the process elements is very strong, it can be very forceful, very effective, even to convince you of something which is

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which is false.

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And in fact, Allah told them, that this statement that you made, this is a statement which is true fortune 10 buy it what you mean by it is something which is full.

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And to show you the kind of the kind of ignorance and how great their ignorance is, ignorance and arrogance are many times go together.

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Their English is so great when you think about it, and yet their arrogance is so great even they're talking to one of the companions or problem homosassa

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and they're telling him he's a capital because he doesn't understand this verse of the Quran.

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And unfortunately, many people they may not think about the way that but they have the same kind of

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arrogance when it comes to the Quran.

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You tell them the companions understood this way and they're like, what is the companion

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and they just live 20 years with the problem homosassa them.

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That doesn't mean much. If you go to many places in the Quran, actually even Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us the concept of bringing arbitrators and you can find also headed to processing them in which the province of cinema accepted the idea that they are human beings who can arbitrary and try to make peace between believers for example, Allah subhanho wa Taala

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and one of the verses Allah subhanho wa Taala says when hooked tomb she Papa beanie Hema for Baku? How come I mean Allah He will How come I mean?

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You read Islam, you have a love of being a woman.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala says that if you fear a breach,

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between the two talking about between the husband and the wife, then appoint

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two arbitrators.

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One from point to point an arbiter from his family and apart an arbiter from hers. And if they wish for peace, Allah will cause them

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will cause their reconciliation. So here Allah subhanho wa Taala saying, sin, how can how can someone who will judge between them make peace with between them. Now, obviously, these people who do this kind of act as in the case between Ali and Malia, they should base the decision on the knowledge of the pronoun sooner. But still, they are making a decision they are retreating. And Allah subhanho wa Taala proves that.

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This is the same kind of act

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that is described in this verse in the Quran, that led the Hawaii to go Alia.

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And when they called him a kapha,

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they the broke off from the Muslim community, they begin to fight against the Muslims. They said all of these people who are outside of the porridge, all of them are q4. All of these Muslims are Cooper.

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As the process of them described them, they fight the people of Islam and they leave

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the people of the idols alone.

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And if some if emotional came to them, and said, I'm an emotional wreck, and I want to hear what's the book of Allah, they will give him they'll grant him peace and asylum based on the personal port on the trip, they would come to you asking to hear the word of a loving, give them respect so they can hear the word. But if they come to them saying that they're Muslim, then they will kill you, because they're Muslim, but outside of the body, so they are performed.

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And the whole root of all that the whole root of all that killing all that bloodshed.

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goes back to this incident and goes back to the source

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that they completely miss understood a verse in the Quran

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that if they would just have taken the time to see

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what the Quran is saying in other verses and listen to any of the people of knowledge

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they would have easily have seen the process

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There is why actually when some of the Sahaba actually went to the water to debate them,

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you find sometimes 1000s of the what is the left there but

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because some people are their intention is good but they don't have the knowledge. That's why I said that emotional attachment to Islam is not enough

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women are bad bus went to debate with a hostage. The some of the narrations, the 1000s of them left were bitter, because it was easy to refute them with that.

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So if you have the good intention, the knowledge comes through inshallah, you'll come back to the, to the correct to the correct way.

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ignorance of the sooner also, and in the way they

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and we talked about that yesterday, the way they misinterpret, for example, the Hadith of the prophets, I send them about the German VEDA and all of these kind of things.

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One of the one of the important aspects

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that they show again

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and complete.

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And in this regard for some of the main principles in the industry,

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and that is the concept of

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mucociliary the goals or the overriding purposes of the Sharia.

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The scholars like a shock to me and others they have, in the reading of the Quran, Hadith, they found that the Sharia is trying to protect,

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not just protect, but also to establish

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and preserve and improve

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basic rules.

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And these goals are, for example, the deen the religion.

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The establishment of the gene and its preservation. This is one of the main goals of the [???]tier

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the preserving of life and proper life.

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There's also one of the main goals of the [???]tier buttes. Religion in general takes precedence over life.

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That's why if the religion is tax attacked, we have jihad in which someone may lose his life.

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And the other goals of the [???]tier for example, like protecting mental capabilities and familial relations and lawful or mean wealth.

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And it is these things which are derived from sooner, or based on the fact that even in the Sharia

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sherea those the concept there's a clear concept

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that an act, even if an act is proper and correct, in itself, is that act may lead to more harm than good.

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You do not do that.

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Especially if we're talking we're talking especially in the in the general sense societal sense or humanity sense.

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If it from a Sharia point of view, if the harm of something and again, even that [???]ty of point of view, we're talking about the [???]ty a definition of harm, is the harm of something. For example, if one of these five things that are meant to be protected.

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If the harm of something is greater than the good, then you do not go about with that act.

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We gave the example yesterday of the man who came to the processor.

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And he told the processor to be just

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the processor and told them what to buy. We're not just who's going to be just

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so when one of the companions asked him for permission to kill that man.

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It was very clear that the prophet SAW Selim did not say that the ruling concerning this man is that he is not supposed to be killed.

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He didn't say no, you can't kill him because the punishment in this case is not killing. That's not what he said.

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He said that and he said May Allah not allow it to be the case that people will say that Mohammed is killing his companions

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and killing his associates

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and people are becoming Muslim and being being around the problem amazon seller and he kills them.

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This of course, will be very this could be used and be very, very detrimental

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for the spreading of Islam.

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In another case, the prophet SAW sent him towards his wife Ayesha

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will be alone.

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The Kaaba was not

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rebuilt on its proper foundations, or I should say on the foundations that Abraham had originally established.

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So the prophet SAW Selim told Isaiah, that if your people had not recently just recently embraced Islam.

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In other words, the poorest

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who even before Islam were devoted to the Kaaba.

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And many of them became Muslim, you know, after the conquest of Mecca, the conquest of Mecca. So the prophet SAW sent him said that if your people had not just recently embraced Islam, I would have rebuilt it on its proper foundation.

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So in other words, what's the process, Adam was saying that

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you're not to cover down

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and rebuild it on its proper Foundation, it's good to have it on its proper Foundation, but the fitna and the trial.

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And the harm that there's going to cause a building of knocking down the cattle for these people who have now just recently come into Islam

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is going to be greater than the benefits of rebuilding the cabins on the foundation.

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And the provinces in river, if we're not for that back, I would have rebuilt.

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So this is an essential principle in Islam, especially for the Tao, especially when we're talking about the health and the well being of the Muslim community as a whole.

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That you cannot give yourself the right

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to do some kind of act when you know that that act is going to bring harm to the Muslim community, to the Muslims as a whole.

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And if you think about, for example, the incidents on September 11,

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let us assume that all of the statements about it are true.

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And what people claim what government's claims are true.

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Just from the Sharia point of view, if you are sitting, for example, you have a band of Muslims, hundreds, maybe 1000s, sitting in some far off land.

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With no real weaponry, no real army, no real power to speak of.

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And not only that, the opposing country has already threatened you.

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And is already upset with you because you gave an oil contract to an Argentine

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company instead of American company.

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And they've already threatened you that, look, if you behave with us, we'll send bombs to you.

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And so then you go out and you do something like what happened on that day? What positive effect could any Muslim expect from them?

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And forget about the question of innocent people being killed, whether it's correct for injury and so forth. All of that is irrelevant. If it is clear that there's not going to be any positive outcome from that act whatsoever.

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And I don't know what kind of positive outcome any Muslim could have expected from an act of that nature.

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And in fact, to the point that one reason why

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so many conspiracy theories are wrong, is because it's imaginal imaginable that any Muslims could sit down and think that there's going to be some positive outcome. To give, for example, the call for an excuse to attack another Muslim man.

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And for sure, even Israel is going to use that to their advantage also.

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While at the same time, you know, you're not gonna have anything to defend yourself. The only result is you want to put the Muslim woman in a great fit,

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with no real foreseeable benefits whatsoever.

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This kind of act, you have to look at it in the light of the Sharia. Whether or not the benefits of that kind of act could it could in any way outweigh the negative result to the Muslim to the, to the deen of Islam, to the spread of Islam.

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This is what this is, this is having knowledge of the Sharia of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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The real automa They are the ones who understand this point. And they analyze these kinds of acts within

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the guidance of the Sharia.

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It's not enough even to say that the act itself is permissible or not.

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But even if the act is permissible, what is going to be the long run result

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For the Muslims, the Muslim home as a whole is going to be positive or is it going to be negative?

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We also see many Muslims

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are unaware of the sun and Allah subhana wa tada

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and how they're supposed to behave during times of intellect

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and you're listening to what data we know that Allah subhanho wa Taala

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has the knowledge is all knowing, all wise.

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Then Allah subhana wa Taala

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decrees things in this world

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based on laws that He has given us some clues of in the form of soon.

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And we even see

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in the stories of the prophets of old, and in particular in the store and the life of the Prime Minister silom.

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And in his actions, we see some of these soon, and

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we see that there are times in which the Muslims have to be patient.

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We see for example, in the case of opioid

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we see that there are times in which because of the actions of the Muslim themselves, Allah subhanho wa Taala may inflict them with some kind of trial, some kind of test,

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some kind of defeat.

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You know, if you all remember what happened in the battle,

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when the archers when the processor them told them not to leave, no matter how they see the fighting going, they're not supposed to leave their position.

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And yet, when they saw the fighting, turning

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to the benefits and the victory of the Muslims,

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they feared that they were losing out of the conquest. So they left their position, and they started going to the fight. And as we know, this is how the war came from that place, and inflicted at least a partial defeat a real defeat upon the young Muslim woman at that time.

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This defeat was the result of their own actions for a woman and the unpossible.

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This is the result of their own of their own actions with the Muslim.

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But in general also Allah subhanho wa Taala has told us in many places in the Quran, the trials are going to come to us that we should not expect that Allah subhanho wa Taala will enter us in the general leavers just by saying that we are believers, as Allah subhanho wa Taala says has even natural youth Roku

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rahula afternoon will occur the personality and I mean probably him Pollyanna Pollyanna. No Valentina. So the poliana mondulkiri been almost Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Do mankind think that they'll be left alone upon saying we believe and that they will not be put to trials?

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We did try those before them and we will certainly and Allah will certainly know and show those who are true from those who are false.

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So these trolls come from Allah subhanaw taala and they are part of the sunon of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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and the individual

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who sees what is happening to the Muslim Ummah

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has to realize that this is part of the decree of Allah subhanho wa Taala he has to take some steps, when he sees what is wrong with the Muslim Ummah, he has to see he has to take some steps, but he cannot go beyond what is allowed for him it cannot go beyond what is his ability, according to the Quran was Sunnah Allah subhanho wa Taala reminds us in times like that, that we have to have Taqwa of Allah subhana wa tada tullahoma still talking

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and you have to call us man with Allah according to the best of your ability, given your circumstances. You do what is in obedience to Allah subhanho wa Taala and as long as what you're doing is in obedience to Allah subhanho wa Taala and you're pleasing to Allah, pleasing Allah subhana wa tada your acts then you leave the rest to Allah subhana wa tada

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and he does your goal or is your

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It is your responsibility to do the act that is pleasing to Allah subhanaw taala within the limits of the Sharia.

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It is not for example, your responsibility all of a sudden to create an Islamic State and overthrow the governments that exists and overthrow the coupon and defeat the cover if it is not within your building.