A Thematic Commentary On The Quran #40

Moutasem al-Hameedy

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The negative impact of negative circumstances on people, including social media platforms and media platforms, is discussed. The importance of avoiding negative comments, staying true to one's views, and following strong privacy and moral principles is emphasized. The historical and cultural significance of ancient Egyptians' belief in the holy grail, animal feasting, and various religious practices is also discussed. The importance of understanding the ancient church and following rules of Islam is also emphasized.

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Rahim hamdulillah herbal Alameen

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salat wa salam Shafi, mousseline

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hygiene Xena Muhammad in while early, he was happy he

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had to be heavy, he was telling me some nutty, he will meet Dean, we're gonna do Allahumma alumni in Verona we're gonna be my LinkedIn was in our element in learning with him with that.

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So we are still in salt and Alef trying to have a thematic commentary and something Sharla today we will finish it. But I thought in the light of what's going on, and again, it's not something I want to talk about. Because, again, generally speaking with negativity and negative circumstances, is better not to go into details, because details polarize people, and they create confusion.

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And when the masses don't realize one thing, that our interest or our curiosity about something is the fuel that makes it bigger.

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If someone says a statement, political,

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a political statement or any kind of a statement, if there's no audience for it, if people not circulating it, and sharing it and passing it on from one to another, it would gain no publicity, it would not be a big issue. But

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a lot of those who are trying to create trouble they actually depend on this

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human nature, which is today called

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I think it's called social currency in a sense that you have something to talk about that Hey, guys, I know something you don't know. I know I can talk about something I've heard something that's new.

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So

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so it's actually

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it's being said a mutual about be added medically, you know, put evil to sleep by not even talking about it.

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So it's actually a wise thing. It's a wise practice forgotten practice these days that when negativity happens or when something bad happens, just don't talk about it and a lot of the questions that we have about it is unwarranted curiosity is not helpful. And it does not really get you anywhere, it just gets sucks you and get you involved, and you'll become just another sort of log in that fire and that stove that is burning

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so it's better not to mention it during the philosophy of

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a lot of probably a low annual some issues happened in hedge big issues, some practices,

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behaviors that wanted to stand up among the masses and address them directly. And one of the companions if I remember it was Uber you have no cab or the alarm

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Mini is this is a place where the oneness is

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typically these

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this is like a whole lot and this is a time when they're just the English the Riff Raff right just different types of people.

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You don't want this you don't want to address a very important issue and speak when when there are such masses who are just going to create more trouble and turmoil they're just going to talk about it propagated even more and they won't take your advice wait until you go back to Medina you speak to the

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the the most enlightened among the companions ahead of hell you allow the people of wisdom and knowledge, you discuss it with them and then you see or you guys arrive at the best course of action.

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Among Catalano praised I believe it was a brave new club

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praise them for for that such a decision. Because sometimes in the heat of the moment you feel propelled or motivated to act and address you think oh, I'm gonna just going to eliminate this evil I'm going to address it right from now. So it doesn't grow even bigger, but you don't realize you're actually fueling it.

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And that's exactly the the the attitude that man I'm gonna have found all the Allahu Anhu did when Medina was invaded by the worst type of people who were accused of murder and I found all the allowance of abusing his power.

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They said you were employing your relatives, you were taking money to yourself, you will misplacing the money and spending it just placing it where it shouldn't be placed and so on and so forth. And you made all of these decisions and they accused him of many things.

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He was not defending himself.

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And actually if you read the story, you you really feel like why

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Didn't you even address them? Why didn't you just put that to rest. But that's the wisdom of the companions

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had with man when I found engaged in that kind of negativity, the fitna would have been far worse. Far worse than that.

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So this is why when things like this happen, or five or

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so when things like this happen,

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it's actually better not to engage. Because don't, don't forget, you are the fuel that keeps this going. And if you just say, you know, but everyone is talking about it. So I'm just one person, that's what almost everyone else is saying.

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And even if everyone else is carrying it, you better not be part of it.

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Then not to talk about these things not to engage in these things. And you might feel oh, I'm just, you're not helping the cause of the profit zone and defend the honor of the profit side, so them, but again, you don't realize they already sucked you into their neck hole of negative negativity, you've become part of it. They've poisoned your spirit, your heart, and you'll find yourself wanting to just do the same as them insult and speak and attack the person and start defaming the whole nation and you just becoming so negative, and you don't realize you have already sucked in their spirit and already poisoned you. It's already taken you away from Allah subhanaw taala. And that's

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actually for some of the smarter ones among among them. This is actually one of the of the goals behind all of these campaigns, one of one of many.

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So it's better actually, that you stay away from this. And this was how the companions of Alana would engage with times of fitna, this is what fitna is, these are times of fitna, don't engage, Don't talk, don't ask

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if there is something to be done that is said by scholars by Muslim sort of leaders, even community leaders, you follow that advice, you do it and don't engage more dumb, there are people who just spend spend about maybe 10 hours 15 hours a day just going over social media, watching videos with a dispassionate person saying this person did you see this response? That response? That was okay is Do you see the response of salsa is such a powerful response. Okay, what did that do? Eventually,

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maybe people in a position of influence they feel the need and in their own assessment, fine, they address it, but for all of us to start chasing every talk and every response and you see what the French you know, Foreign Minister said what do you see what the

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it really doesn't help. And the problem is we've been through this cycle it's excitement and it sucks you in and you think yeah, I mean, everything's just taking a good turn.

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You know, we've been through this over and over and over and over again and we're not learning the lesson which is going through the same thing again, and that's extremely problematic. Okay, so inshallah we're just going to there was a few things when Allah Samantha addresses Benny Salah eel here or tells us about Benny Salaam in things that we should should actually learn and we need to learn

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one of them is verse number 163 164 165

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and six Allah says was no manual call utility cannot cannot have their tell about it. They don't have to sift through it that to him. Hey, tell him you almost empty him show for a while your mind is Letona that he can barely can I blew him How can we have so own and ask them about the the village which was on the ocean, or the sea

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when they were prohibited to work on Sunday on Saturday, on the Sabbath.

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So there were fishermen

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and in their religion,

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Allah subhanaw taala because of their aggression and their transgression, Allah subhanaw taala made things more strict for them. So He prohibited them from working on Saturday.

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And a phenomenon started to pop up because they fish throughout the week, but on Saturday, the non fish and they realized when they're fishing throughout the week, there's very little fish. But on Saturday, the fish is like everywhere, even right on the shore, like right on the coastline is full of fish. And it's so tempting for them.

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And this is a test from Allah subhanho wa taala.

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And you might say, Why does Allah test them?

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Well, don't forget that this life, the reality everything that happens in this life. All it does is it reveals the reality of the heart.

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So Allah subhanaw taala designs this life in a way that brings out what's in the hearts of the people. So just like Shavon Shavon had this evil

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Jealousy, this jealousy, this old filth in his heart, the creation of Adam. And the whole scenario that happened with Adam that exposed the reality of shirvan, who was in the company of the angels, he was not tested.

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And that's a rule for life.

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You know, don't speak about something or don't speak for something that you have not tested, even yourself.

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Don't witness to someone's integrity, if you have not really tested them, even your own self.

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Because sometimes you have not been tested in a certain area, and you assume that you are, you know, you're the most righteous person on earth when it comes to this. And you might be tempted to accuse or even to expose other people who are, you know, tested and tried with these things with these weaknesses.

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But when you yourself are put in such a position, you realize they actually, you don't even do better than them. So don't speak even for yourself. If it has not been tested, you need to test many times it happens even at a I would say a less intense level is sometimes you know, you see someone doing something like they studying some kind of a major, or maybe starting a certain business, or engaging with a sports a certain type of sport. And it appeals to you. And you think, oh, that's something I would love to do. And then you go and buy the equipment, maybe you spend a couple of $100 or a couple of $1,000, right? You go and buy the equipment,

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or you buy the stuff for the business, etc. You put that together and you buy some software here and software there and then you put it together. But then when you engage with it and you start, you know working on it, you realize it's not actually for you.

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So we humans, again, we are a mystery to ourselves. Sometimes oftentimes we actually miss judge ourselves, we don't understand ourselves properly. But a fleeting or a passing excitement sometimes gives us the impression Oh, that's what I want to do. You have people sometimes traveling to a country changing the whole lifestyle and selling all their stuff. And you know, incurring a lot of financial, you know, burden to move on to another country. Once they sit on that new country. They realize that's not where I want to live. It doesn't suit me.

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So it's important not to speak before one about something that is that is that is tested. Especially with moral issues. It's very easy to moralize, very easy to pay lip service when it comes to moralizing and expose someone who's really been through a lot. And they say, you know this, they made this mistake that mistake, especially when you are living a convenient life. That's not a moral place. It's not a moron place. Really.

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Why because who knows, maybe if you're in the same position, you'd actually do even worse, because you don't know what it means to go through that. So this is why in Islam, before someone more realizes or gives some kind of a general advice and start speaking about people's mistakes. There is a long path that you have to take. And this is why I journal what I did in Islam, which is speaking about

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you know the integrity of narrators, or even have people who teach is not for anyone, if you have not come a long way in purifying yourself and going through a lot and and testing yourself. So that when you speak you speak without

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any personal issues, that there is no share for yourself or your ego when you expose someone's mistakes. Why is just for the sake of preservation of the DNA of this person is teaching the dean or is narrating Hadith. But he this person is known for making up lies.

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You're not speaking because, you know you dislike the person, or you like to put people down because you want to feel good about yourself. And this is something that is very common among humans and very subtle, and it's maybe one in a billion that can be free from that.

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And that's why this whole concept of Japan Teddy was not open for people. But nowadays, when someone becomes a Muslim, or they start practicing, the first thing they do is what job Hunter do this person then take from them there is this that mistake this, okay? handle the issues they're handling with, you know, go through what they've been through deal with the burden that they are actually handling at the moment.

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You will actually be you'd be disappointed and you will be exposed.

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So some before moralizing. It's very it's especially in public. It's very important not to speak about something that people have like you have something don't speak for something you have not really like tested properly. And this is why a person I'm on top of the law and what asked about a person and one man said I know in his very very

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Good press and he's honest, it said, he said, Did you travel with them? As Africa bow? said, No said, Hell ml Toby duramo dinar, did you engage in business with him? buying, selling etc? He said no. He said in the karate Hall, he said you don't know him. You don't know him, because you have not put them on the line, they have not been tested. Everyone can be nice when it's convenient. Right? Everyone can be moral, principled person with a very good sense of maybe humor and get very good character. But the reality of people is exposed when they have to make very tough choices. That's when their priorities and their values are really revealed.

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And again, the Arabs say the other 10 tuxedo for the liberal before you take someone as a friend, anger them in rage them

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and see how they handle you.

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And that's a big issue with marriage, right people see someone they seemingly right is very nice, first and soft person, then

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what happens when it's like the woman she marries this young man. And then

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a couple of weeks into the marriage, he's a monster, right? This, this this meek, sweet person is actually a monster at home. Why? Because the person has not been tested.

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This is why a good social structure in the Muslim community is very important that a person's reality is exposed. So you know, God You and father, the family of the girl can actually ask and even the person then the guy who wants to get married, we don't want to say only with the sisters, we started with the brothers because it's it's it works both ways. By the way, brother gets entangled with a woman who's going to mess up his life for good.

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So so it's not easy to reveal the true colors of people. And

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yeah, so this is something that it's this is this is a wisdom. It's a common human wisdom. But again, it gets lost over time.

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So Allah subhanaw taala speaks about

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Benny slide here, when the

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on Saturday, the ocean would be full with

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full with, with fish, but they can't fish. It's haram for them. It's impermissible.

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So they thought themselves. And again, it started with a desire, started with a desire, we want to get this fish, we can't let it go. But we can't engage in fishing on Saturday, what should we do started thinking thinking, how can we go around it and then we go around it. So the adherence now is to the apparent instruction,

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the apparent instruction, not the true spirit of instruction.

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Not that it's anonymous. They don't want to obey, but obviously they can't disobey openly. So they want to disobey in secret by you know, using trickery, by seeking means round it.

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So they decided, hey, let's, you know, set the nets at night, Friday, we can work Friday right?

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Before sending it leave them all day, Saturday, fish will come they will be stuck in the net. For the most part, it will remain there. We haven't worked Saturday, right.

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Sunday morning, early morning, we go to the to collect all of this fish.

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So apparently, they did not go against the law. But in reality they defeated the whole purpose of it. And this is called a to hire you

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to hire you seeking means round, you know the rulings.

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Tricks are called tricks actually you are inventing tricks to

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bypass the law by turn round the law.

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So you are defeating the the spirit of the law but apparently you did not go You can't it's not easy to catch you explicitly in the act of breaking the law.

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So this is something very serious. Mm hmm. Here actually one of the best books written in the history of Islam is Allah Malinois pain. And probably I mean one of the best books of webinar.

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For example, Chef members or hemolysis, along with the ink metabolism is the book of Islam. Because it's a very profound book very profound nature.

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A great deal of the book is about heal. It's about the tricks, such tricks.

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And

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a lot of mortgage programs are just

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a clear example this Islamic mortgage mortgages so called not all of them obvious

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But there's a lot of so called Islamic mortgage which is actually the same as fishing on Saturday

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Okay, so

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Allah Subhan Allah says who I call it on my tummy normally matter I'm gonna call many Lahoma honeycomb OMA de bomba Durban motherboard. Shalida lumada Ratan in r&b como la la mia taco. So a group of people have group among them. So this behavior and this violation, and they started advising them.

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The other group, they said, Why do you advise these people forget about them, don't waste your time with them. What did the advisor say, and this is how advice this is what advice should come from, not see her in Islam, this is where it should come from. It doesn't come from me, establishing my superiority over you that I know you don't know, I make better choices than you. I'm here to teach you. I'm here to put you in your place. That's honestly,

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this is the work of Chopin. This is the work of chiffon, because you have set yourself. Like you have a big ego, you set yourself superior to others. And this is something that Allah punishes severely for. And it cannot bring good you can't bring good through evil like that.

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Why did the people do these people advice?

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A group said to them, Why do you advise these people, they're already destroyed, they brought destruction upon upon themselves, there will be severe punishment upon them from Allah, what did they say? They said, we have to do our obligation in front of Allah. Well, I suppose the advice, you see something wrong, you give advice, and we are capable of giving advice like there is, we're not we're not scared for our lives, they're not going to kill us. Right. So there's, there's no barrier which is going to give them that advice.

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will allow me to hone and in the hope that they may, you know, pay attention and fear Allah.

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So we, we, we want good for them.

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We have a moral obligation. And we want good for them hoping that, at least they might just leave this and stop, stop doing that.

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That's how advice is, and these are the people that Allah praised. These are the people, Allah subhanaw taala, praised, but giving advice in public exposing people, in order for me to

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feel good about myself, this is a sick place to be and you have your own problems. You have your own, like inner battles. And instead of sorting them out, you're actually you know, building up resentment and anger. And then, you know, you're trying to catch people and you know, throw your stuff on them. And then you and then we have the guts to call this stuff, we have to call this advice for the sake of Allah, Allah, this is a violation. This is a serious violation.

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So this is the beautiful place these people came from, that we have a responsibility, or religious moral responsibility to advise these people because we see a violation of the law of Allah,

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we see a violation, a great violation

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of a divine principle, we have to address that, with what we can, we don't have authority over them. So we just advise them as the Prophet said, not to I mean, come on Quran folio hero, whoever sees a monkey, let them change it. Now change it not again, don't take it as change it by the handle. And Prasanna said if you have authority, you change it by the hand.

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Like you're a father and you see one of your children doing something wrong, then you change it.

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You are the governor of a state you see people committing crime, you're obviously you're going to enforce the law that's changing it with your hands. When you have power. You don't have power, you have the knowledge and you can speak then familiy 70 with your tongue, just like these people. They said why this is haram, what you doing is a violation.

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And if you can't, you're scared for your life.

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Or things just might spiral the wrong way.

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Then what you do, you engage and entertain that rejection in a rejection, that inner hatred towards falsehood and towards evil inside of you, you keep that you take care of that it's like a child and you take care of it. Because that you want to maintain that spirit of truth that does not like

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and cannot fill in peace when it when it's faced with with evil.

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So this is what these people did.

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So Allah says filamentous Houma. Luquillo will be here and Jane Alladhina and Hona Annie Sue, so when they Nestle here, Nestle, and again, this is

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an issue with the Arabic language

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NESEA in the Arabic language the word Nasir oni Seon, it has two meanings

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either forgetting,

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you forget something NESEA I forgot necesito

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but also also has another meaning that when you don't observe an obligation or an expectation

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and you don't observe a command or the or an instruction, you don't observe it. It's called NESEA as well.

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So Allah subhanaw taala says, will act like that I hate them. I mean fabuleux Venezia Willem that did lower asthma, and we have entrusted Adam with instructions for NESEA he left them taka, Taka Luciana talk.

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He left them he did not observe them.

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And we did not find his will to observe them strong what I'm gonna do asthma, Allah Allah says initial Allah Pharisee on the left Allah the left the Command of Allah, Allah through His mercy left them alone left them out of His mercy they left out of the Mercy of Allah subhanaw taala for the madness Omega cure will be when they abandoned left ignored what they were commanded, and Jean Alladhina and Hona. And so we saved the ones who used to advise against the evil

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well hidden Olivia novella will be added in the SMB McEnery of support, and we destroyed the ones the wrongdoers because of their transgression. Somebody might ask what about the ones who did not engage in that violation and did not advise?

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It's not mentioned here but we have an authentic hadith from the prophets of Allah when he was

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where there was a town and people were committing sins.

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And since became rampant, and they got to a point where they, you know, deserve the punishment of Allah. So Allah sent an angel to destroy that tell.

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The angel went down, he wanted to destroy the town and he sees a person and this person is worshipping Allah the night.

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So the angel was back to Allah he says yo Allah and if he him Agda Kosala fallen Allah like there is this your righteous seven there is among them. If I destroy the town, he's going to be destroyed with them. God Allah azza wa jal fer behavior in hola Mithuna our word who who de la Yeoman,

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you know, start your punishment with him.

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Why? Because

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rejection hatred to the sin was never even shown on his face.

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And it shows that now, this doesn't mean this person is going to go to hellfire if the person was really sincere.

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Eventually inshallah they will enter Paradise, but that shows that the nature of a man the nature of good and we have to understand this because that has to do with our understanding of reality, you know, today's kind of global culture and educational systems and ideologies philosophies have really twisted our understanding of reality.

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I mean, we are Muslims. But for the most part, we are we a secular Muslims, a lot of us, especially in how in our worldview, and how we understand the world, we are well highly material, we are materialistic in a lot of sense.

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We are naturalistic in the sense that we believe in what can be seen what can be touched in the physical things.

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So we become more like secular, but in our understanding of reality, the nature of good and evil, which are intangible.

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They cannot coexist. If they are in the in the same place for some time. That's not going to stay there's a lot of tension, one of them has to

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be over the other eventually. That's the nature of good and evil. So when someone has Amen, and they see violation, if they're okay with it, and it doesn't change anything about them.

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Then there is something there's something deficient with their email

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or something deficient with their email. Okay.

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So that's a very important thing that

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they should always

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you know, be enjoying the goodness it's the very nature of Eman that Amen is.

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Is a very proactive concept. It's not like

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being a monk. It's not like if you become a monk or a hermit, and you just live all to yourself, you guys do what you want.

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This is, this is like skimmed,

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skimmed, skimmed. Amen. It has it has, it has no fat, no substance in it.

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It's water and sugar. Right? It doesn't have Eman is very proactive. It's about life because what is a man? A man is here to call him.

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A man is the life of the heart. It's the life of the heart when the heart is alive, this life force in it is very vivid. It's very alive, it's energetic. There's so much color and flavor and there's, there's so much life to it. That's when a man is in the hunt Allah Subhan Allah says, Yeah, you're letting amorous to God Allah he will Rasul either complement your equal, or you who believe,

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respond positively to Allah and His Messenger when he invites you to that which gives you a life.

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In Allah isn't Hey, and Allah wants us to get more of life,

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more life, a higher quality of life, a more lively life, if that makes sense. Allah wants us to live. Allah says when he guides someone who says

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a woman can meet them for a day now who

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is the one who had been dead then we give them life? So Allah because he's, hey, Lord wants to give more life. More life energy, and that's what a man does. It's very energetic. But no, don't don't don't get that in the wrong sense. Because sometimes people get overexcited. And they react to things naively, and immaturely. That's not what we're talking about. But a man makes a person full of life. They want to bring this life into the world around them.

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And every moral principle is actually is a sign of life. For example, courage is one of the morals of Islam. What is courage come comes from. It comes from Eman, it's more life. It's more energy in the person more life energy in the person. It makes them very strong in the face of evil.

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That's what courage is. Generosity. What is this dynamism of generosity. There's that dynamism which is life. Where does it come from? It comes from Eman forgiveness is a very dynamic principle. And by the way, it revives, life relationships, it revives experience of life itself.

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It comes from Amen. This kind of engaging with people, because what evil does, it sucks life away from from people's experience. It downgrades their experience in this life, and the vitality of their heart.

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So when you see that as this, like when you care for someone's health, like you see someone is doing something harmful to them, like we pray if someone is trying to take their own life,

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and you engage in an effort or a project to actually save these people, we say this is a great thing, right? Why? Because it's very obvious, because we are, again, naturalistic we assume that we have become so our mind can only process material things. But we don't see that, hey, when someone is involved in evil and in falsehood, these people are poisoning themselves.

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These people are killing their hearts. And this is more profound, even just more profound than what we define as in our physical life of the body.

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So again, so this kind of advice, this kind of engagement is a sign of Eman. So when someone lacks this,

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you realize that there is some deficiency and serious deficiency in their email. Like, if there is a person who,

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who,

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who's walking down the street, and there is someone who is trying to jump off a bridge and commit suicide and this person walks in different.

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How are you going to look at that person? They don't care. They don't care, right.

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But if this person had healthy, like psyche, it would have compassion would have concerned That's just human. The same thing applies when it comes to true and false truth and falsehood. Alright, so this is one reflection.

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And again, when we sort of defend the speak about the prophets, I sell them and

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the way these kind of,

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I would say, immature behaviors and practices that pop up every now and then.

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I'm gonna as we said in the hotbar today, we don't come from a position of weakness.

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Because I mean, whatever you said, it was really meaningless. What you say about the province of Salem is meaningless. There is a there is a proverb in the Arabic language, it says layerable, sahab, newbattle Keylab. Like, you know, the clouds are not bothered by the barking of dogs, right? Because it's really doesn't mean that it's meaningless. I mean, the same thing here. But since we are living in a world together, and there are dynamics for interaction,

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and violation of these Dinah

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Ms could mean eventually it's very serious could could lead to wars could lead to live innocent lives being taken could cause

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dysfunctional relationships,

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then, no, there are rules there is mutual respect.

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There's mutual respect, there are there are laws that cannot be broken. Otherwise, how could societies think if everyone is walking all over the other person

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in how are people going to live is going to be a jungle.

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So we respond here, for the sake of practicality, because that

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eventually could lead to worse things. But we did not act from a sense of insult,

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which unfortunately, is happening. And this is something I believe we have to address, we have to address because if you believe the value of your faith, and the honoring the dignity of your Eman and of your profits,

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depends or is contingent on someone else's opinion or someone else's words.

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We have to revise our relationship with Islam all over again.

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Because I mean, the prophets have said there was nothing positive to be said about him, like nothing positive was said about him, for the most part of his mission, that didn't change anything.

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And didn't hit deep at all. The concern was for the people who were saying these things, or for the people who are getting getting impacted by these things.

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So this is a very important level of freedom. That's what faith gives us.

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Okay, the last bit now of the Surah, which inshallah we're going to close with? beautifully, beautifully, concludes the surah and I'm just going to go back to the central verse we said it's verse number two Kitab on understand now in for like, filler, you're confused with ecology, no, it shouldn't be a lobby with a column or meaning a book that we sent down onto you or Muhammad, so that So, let there be no burden sense of burden or pain

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or sadness

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in your in your conveying this message. The reason we sent it is that you convey it to people and there will end up being

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a warning to some and will be a reminder was received that state mechanism for recovery for people to recover their filter to the recovery their innate nature state of belief that we it's a man is is that as a human nature is true human nature. Man is Islam isn't it isn't natural to us. It's not like we have to change to become Muslims. Islam being a Muslim is a coming back home.

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So

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So we find we find throughout the surah parts are addressed, either speaking about the book, the Quran, its message, or speaking about the prophets of Salaam, consoling him, encouraging him, or speaking about the outcome, other people who reject to whom it will serve as, as a warning, or the people who accept to have actually really embraced their own nature and embrace the truth that is coming to them through Revelation. Now, this last bit talks about the book, the message of the book, and it's still hate. This last bit of the surah is pure to hate, and it resonates so much with salted anam the previous soul.

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And it talks about guidance and what is the nature of guidance and those who were with us, as we talked about sourcing and I think we explained in detail and we repeated a lot of the stuff about what is the Dine, what is the dynamics? What are the dynamics of faith? How does what is really faith?

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We explained that we mapped it out on human nature.

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So Allah subhanaw taala

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reveals to us here.

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Part of fitrah Where does Phaedra come from?

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What is this human nature that seeks Allah loves? Allah knows Allah recognizes Allah and can only feel tranquil and peaceful when it connects to Allah. And when it actually lives, its life for him alone. Allah says in verse number 172

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bukan in many of them, I mean, the holy Henrietta home wash I don't foresee him unless to become our rubella Shahidan hunter who will reopen Tiamat inocula Another affiliate.

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This is human history.

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This is 101

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this is 101 This is before the creation of Adam. This is after the creation of Adam before anything else before the caveman right head

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before all of those

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like stone age, and Iron Age and Copper Age and all that stuff. That's human history. 101. That's the very start the very beginning. And this tells us so much about what's happening now.

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On how our life life is going on. Allah says, and remember or pay attention to the fact when your Lord

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took from the back of the backs of Adam, on the sons of Adam.

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All of the progeny of Adam, all the descendants. So from the back of Adam, because we have a hadith, the prophet Salam in Allah Hi, Mr. Han Allah hurry, Adam, Raja coolamon know what can you know, Minto reata Helio Motoyama cam Falador Allah wiped over the back of Adam, and brought all of his children right from Hobby Lobby from the very first children of Adam, until the last humans to be on Earth. On the Day of Judgment arises. Allah broke them off can fell in love just like ants, like a huge number of ants.

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So we humans were brought together before the Day of Judgment. Were together on the same plane.

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All of us and who was brought? Definitely the scholars say the souls, Allah brought our souls. And this is why Muslim scholars are actually there is a debate among Muslim scholars. Is the soul created for the body? Or is the body created for the soul before the soul?

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It's a debate but again, it's not consequential. So the ones who say the soul was souls were created before the bodies they quote this verse they say Allah brought children of Adam who was brought definitely not our bodies. It's our our essence, our reality, the soul because who we are as a soul. So Allah broke the souls

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what a shadow mother and forcing him at us to become Allah made them witness he says,

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Am I not your Lord? What is that mean?

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Am I not your Creator? Am I not your source of being deny create you originate you, bring you into existence give you everything give you a live sustainably through life, all the way till death, even map out your life. Write it down, transcribe your life for you. There's a there's a script for you. That is already designed, predestined. And you're gonna go through all of that. Am I not your Lord?

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And I designed you in this way.

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Don't I deserve that you live for me, that you live to praise me that as you came from me, you come back to me, I originated you, you return back to me. And that since life came from me that your life was should point back to me through you to hate your worship, your devotion, your love. That's what this verse means.

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What did you humans say? Every single one of them alo Bella. Each one said, indeed.

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That's human history

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the usual question is I don't remember that.

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I don't remember that.

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And I told you there's a problem with this question.

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Because

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that when that incident happened, what was asked that confrontation that moment of witness was done with the soul.

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Right? What was the soul?

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And the knowledge of the soul

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is not like the knowledge you read in a book.

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How does the soul communicate?

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Tell you what.

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The Early Childhood most of us can't go too far into their childhood. Like maybe three years. That's the earliest you can have recollections of or two years most likely, almost no one remembers what happened two years, they just have some stories they learned from their parents from their mothers told them when you were two years old, this and that habit, but having a proper personal recollection. Most people like before for there's nothing for most people, and for actually some people actually 567 let's say six, usually people would recall that. But prior to that people forget and what they have is recollections they got from their parents.

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But

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you know, there is deja vu, right this concept of something

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happens as if this happened before. Right? As if I've seen this before.

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Sometimes Deja Vu is something that happened to you in your early childhood. And the deep part of you remembers that. But your conscious mind lost connection with it. And what happens? You recognize it at the level of feelings, feelings, it just he feels I know that feels unconnected to that, right? I have some experience with that this is not new. I'm familiar with that.

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So even when we are living as physical beings here in this physical world, and this physical plane in these physical bodies, some memories actually go pushed down old memories pushed down to the point that we don't have a cognitive conscious connection to them. But they just come to us through feelings as feelings merely as feelings.

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And they, they come with a sense of in a sense of recognition, we experience them as recognition has familiarity, but it's unexplained and unexplicable unexplainable.

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So when this witnessing happened before Allah subhanaw taala, we were souls. Now the soul what the knowledge you have in your soul does not communicate

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in the form of the language that we speak here.

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And I'll give you a very simple example that should help you understand that.

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You know, when you ride a bicycle, you need balance, right?

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You cannot put the experience of balance in words, you know it in your body, we call it muscle memory.

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We call it muscle memory, you can't put it in words. Like if you try to explain someone who's who's never been in a state of balance, like physical balance, tried to explain to them what balance means. It doesn't make any sense.

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Imagine someone who never

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never tasted lychee one of those

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exotic

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fruits, right? Lychee is a very sweet fruit, we find it mainly in Southeast Asia, very common.

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Someone never tasted it, try to explain to them in words, how it tastes?

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Does it work, you will never be able to convey the taste why? Because the taste does not speak the language of thoughts has to be an experience, sensation.

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Knowledge in the soul that memory

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is instilled in our souls. And if you think you're going to remember it as a mental image, then again, you're just stuck in materialism and naturalism.

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Something that is of the same kind of profits. So let me explain why sometimes you see someone for the first time in your life, and you feel a sense of connection, recognition and familiarity with this person, right? A sense of affiliation. Where does this come from? The Prophet SAW Selim says allawah, who do Northern Virginia the matter out for matter out of Hamina tele format, and I gotta tell him, that the souls are like Khan scribed soldiers, like you are written in this regimen, or in this group of army, and you are written or can ascribe to that? Yeah, one is in the Navy one is in the Air Force.

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So because you belong to that group, and that soul belong to that group, before coming into this world, you know each other.

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But that's spiritual knowledge. You've never seen this person.

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You have no recollections of this person, no memories.

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But you have a sense of recognition and familiarity.

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So this experience happened. And the way it brings itself out in that urge to worship.

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And that need to connect to Allah, the need for religion, for devotion, for worship, for meaningfulness, to live for something bigger than ourselves, to recognize that our lives have meanings beyond just life and death. There is more to this life. This is something you know as intuition, right? You feel it in your gut.

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But you don't remember any anytime being instructed in that why? Because that's spiritual knowledge.

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And this is how inspiration works. Allah subhanaw taala says, oh, hyena, Illa mimosa, and of the E FF de la la William Neva letter Kathy will attack was any We inspired the mother of Musa

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to feed him.

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And if you feel a moment of like danger, that they're about to find out about Musa

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If I put him in the in the river,

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on the surface of the river in a box

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did like the mother of moose and Islam like hear instructions. No, it was a feeling she felt instinctively, instinctively she fed in as a mother. Instinctively when the fear came, she put him in a box and on the on the surface of the of the of the Nile.

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What Allah Allah Subhanallah says, well how to book it in a hurry, and it took him in and God Buddha,

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Allah inspired

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the bees to take homes, in mountains in caves.

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Do the bees like give instructions, it's coded in the form of instinct, we call it instinct. That's all knowledge from ALLAH. By the way, all the instinct of animals is instruction from Allah, it's coded.

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But again, we humans have limited ourselves only to cognitive knowledge, it has to be instructions, it has to be something that could be taught in a class, it's not taught in a class, it doesn't make any sense. That's our problem with limited knowledge and truth, only to one form of dealing with information. We live in a bigger world, where knowledge is not only coded in the form of logic and language, there is more,

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there is more.

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I see that's the problem with adopting

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a completely naturalistic atheistic paradigm

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to reality.

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So this knowledge is there within us, you feel it in your gut, it feel it as inspiration. And then it comes out, which was mentioned in Switzerland, before prior, that in times of danger, all of the clouds that are keeping this away from us from our immediate experience. When there is real danger, life risks, what happens, all of the clouds disperse, and this nature comes up to the surface so powerful, so compelling, that you can even like that it grabs you and takes over your experience. And that's why even when atheists people don't believe in Allah and a god and a creator, that when they are in extreme danger, they just call upwards, they they feel, and that's the that's the key

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word they feel there is someone in charge who can save them.

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Allah mentioned that in sort of an as a sign on the existence of the existence of Allah, that it's inside of you. And when all of the convenient arrogance of your minds is removed, when your life is at risk.

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When that is removed away, that proof that's inside you that fitrah the evidence that Allah is there pops up, and so compelling, you can't get rid of it.

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And this is why they said there is no atheist on a falling plane on a crashing plane, right?

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Where did this come from? From that that moment of meeting with Allah subhanaw taala? Let's do bear up because Am I not your Lord? We said yes.

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But again, the problem is, no, I have to remember it in my head as a memory.

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That's the problem, you don't realize where you came from. You don't realize who you are, what you may do, if you think you are just a computer.

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It's just like, again, in every computer, there is a what do you call operating system, you can't go into that, by the way, right? As a normal user, you can't go into that

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you don't even know it exists. The only ones who can go into that are people who, who who work with with computers. And building these operating systems, the very basic

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for you just take them for granted. You just you know, see them functioning and you don't see them functioning, you're just into convenience, you don't see anything, you just happy that things are going the way you want.

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This is just an analogy. This is something that is like an operating system. So you don't you can't deal with that operating system using the same basic skills that you have. When you're clicking a mouse on an image or you're typing something on a page. You need an completely different set completely different language to be able to handle that operating system.

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Same thing with that photo you can't say it no it has to be like a mental image. I have to remember it like that. Some of you you've reduced yourself into a brain when there is more to you than that.

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Okay, so Allah subhanaw taala says

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we the huddle of becoming Benny Adam, I'm in love with him to read at home wash at home fusuma this target will become all Benatia Hayden, they said Indeed we witness we witness and Topo multi anity inocula and hadda

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Above 18, lest you say on the Day of Judgment, you know, you know, we didn't know.

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We didn't know. And this is why Islam is different from any ideology and ideology is a you buy into this, you get mentally convinced.

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is Islam is different in that sense, Islam is already new.

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Islam is already new. It's not like otherwise, you know.

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Islam would have no merit, faith would have no merit. If Islam is just an idea, you get convinced of what's the difference between Islam and any other system?

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Sorry, I saw this system made sense to me, I got into it.

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But the reason the law holds people accountable is that hey, this is already inside of you. This is who you are. This is a reflection of who you are.

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And if you are sincere, you're gonna see that reflection you're gonna, you're gonna have a deja vu with Islam.

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Really, if you're sincere, and that's how people come to Islam or Muslims stop practicing the Abba moment of digital food Islam, right? I know that already. It makes so much sense. That's what I was looking for.

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So Allah says, so that on the Day of Judgment, let's say, you know, we didn't know, sorry, there was, there was Islam. There was,

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you know, capitalism. There was Buddhism, there was Confucianism, there was Christianity. There was socialism. There was Decart ism, there was all of these isms, all of these and Islam was one of them. Right?

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But it's that's not how it works.

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Sam is already who you are.

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All you say otaku in nama Ashoka about one M and cobbler welcome now returning back to him after econavi My family moved on, or you say on the Day of Judgment

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that our fathers were worshipping, you know, we're, we're polytheists or they were disbelievers. And, you know, people follow their forefathers they learn from their fathers. And that's it.

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So let's say no, there's another element that pushes you to Allah, you just can't. It's all ideologies are from the outside in.

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Islam is the only one that's from the inside out, and the outside in,

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inside out as your football and outside in his revelation, that's always done works. Because if someone says, I'm good, you're gonna depend on my football, I'm not gonna get you're gonna take any revelation.

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It doesn't work that way.

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Because you're going to stop halfway through.

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And then your mind will get into the process and mess it up for you.

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So that's how Islam is different from others, although for someone who's just looking logically, Islam is a system. Capitalism is a system. Taoism is a system, right?

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These are just systems

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but Islam does not only constitute systems, it grabs your heart.

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It brings you back home.

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So if you're sincere, that path is open.

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If you have your your agenda, and your pre notions and conditions

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that's gonna cloud division for you. And you might not that experienced that pool towards the truth.

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Okay, so these are just again, you said points the, this sort of closes with what is the message of the book that we sent down unto you, O Muhammad, again, it resonates so much with sola tell, which was, which was before.

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And Allah subhanaw taala mentions

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the story of someone

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who was given knowledge, sacred knowledge, knowledge of the Islam knowledge of the truth and knowledge of worshipping Allah subhanaw taala knowledge of Allah and he was an actually in some Hadith mentioned that this person knew the Greatest Name of Allah, small Lord Allah.

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So Allah says what do I even know about Allah the attina who at no offense, I mean half the battle sheep one off again let me know who are we and relate to them the story of the person to whom We gave our science or knowledge

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and he detached from them eventually.

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And she on aided him supported him in that and he ended up among the misguided well oh * in a lot of I know we have like in our Canada Elon.

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Had we willed, We would have raised him above high

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With these with this knowledge

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but he held on to the earth, he pulled himself down

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from ethanol or methanol can be in Tamil Allah hear that out at Rockwell

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is the example of this person, because they chose other than the truth. They knew the truth recognized it and they chose, they decided to go the opposite way. This person whether you advise them, you don't advise them. This resonates with soulful, Bacara, right? Whether you want them don't want them, we don't want them. Right. So only they're not going to change. Because they're not. They're not looking for the truth.

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So they're examples just like that of a dog. And here it's not like someone says, oh, this is like, insulting. It's not. This is a fact. This is stating something as a fact. The example of that is just like a dog. A dog is always going to be, you know, what's the word for that in English? She'll have

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the sound that a dog makes his with its breath. With the

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panting Yeah. Panting Yeah, the dog is panting for us. Humans, when someone is thirsty is like, if you like, they panting why? Because they're thirsty, the mouth is dry, there's no saliva, right? But for the dog, it's panting all the time. We also pant when we are we engage in physical activity when you run, then you start you know, running cat trying to catch a breath, you're panting because you were exerting physical excellent, but the dog is always panting right? So Allah subhanaw taala is saying, This person is always like, is drawn to the earth, whether you give them advice, don't give them advice. That's the nature. So people who have chosen to go against the truth no matter what you

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do,

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they're not going to be they're not going to be guided. Why? Because they made a choice. They made a choice.

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And Allah says, me you had the love our motto, the woman you blame for Hola, hola, como Cassiel verse number 178.

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The ones that Allah guides are the ones who will truly be guided.

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And the ones who Allah leaves to go astray. That's important, by the way, because Allah does not force people into his guidance or guidance.

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Okay, this is one of the actions of Allah guiding home is guiding any action of Allah subhanaw taala is characterized with knowledge, mercy, and justice.

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Because sometimes people read, Allah guides, whomever he wills and his guides, whoever he was, they think gold is just a random thing that has no justice in it. You can't take that out of context, you have to put it in the context of the names and attributes of Allah, that Allah subhanaw taala does not do anything except that it is characterized with characterized by knowledge,

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mercy, and justice.

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So the ones who Allah misguides are the ones who Allah allows to be misguided because they made that choice. And the ones that Allah guides are the ones who made the choice of guidance so Allah increases them in guidance

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and then Allah says

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law says welcome, Johanna McAfee Rahman and Ginny will ins down Kuruman die of community what a home Rhonda you're gonna be hammered home Donald is not gonna be happy that you could kill an army bonobo Hola, Erica homograph your own. This is very important verse.

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We have assigned to jahannam to the Hellfire many among the jinn and humans. They have hearts with which they don't comprehend.

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hearts that don't figure out things.

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When you're home or you don't know you still want to be here. And they have eyes with which they don't see. And they have ears with which they don't hear. Those people are just like

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cattle or four legged animals. It's just like, again, they're functioning at the level of animals.

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beldholm Ambala is that people are actually more misguided

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than animals. And again, this is not necessarily an insult.

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This is a statement of truth.

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Willa, eco Humala, if you don't those ones are where

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they are often and what's often known. They're in slumber

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they are in slumber but that's self imposed slumber. That's choice by choice. It's deliberate. So Allah says,

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again, this is the dynamics of misguidance. These people have hearts with which they don't they don't comprehend. They don't understand. But these people, a lot of them. Many of them are very, you know, intelligent.

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Right now a world class thinkers

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and they're very productive. So what is Allah talking about here?

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For every faculty along gave humans for his two levels of functioning,

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there is a level of functioning,

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the physical world, material world, natural world naturalism.

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So there is physical side,

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and there is physical hearing sounds.

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And then there is comprehension, understanding of physics, chemistry, the natural world, etc.

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But there is a higher function of each one of those faculties

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understanding and attending to the unseen world,

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to the experience in the heart to the spiritual experience, that's a reality that communicates as you said, intuitions feelings, it's called called by Muslim scholars the inner sensory system and has been open

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it is the system the inner sensory system with which we recognize our covenant with Allah to worship Him, we had that we recognize that we know that level, but when you act in denial, complete denial to that

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you have rejected it, you just call it a this is imagination. This is just a figment of the imagination. This is a product of collective imagination of humanity, they made up all that stuff. It's a convenient escape

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right.

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So, you have you have chosen to de activate your sense of comprehension when it comes to this.

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And then when you do that,

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you will only see physical phenomena phenomena as as they are

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not like an unnecessarily as they are only like stripped down to their own physicality. That's it to their physical element, you will miss out on the context, on the meaning behind it is why people who ask, what is what is Allah, if he's there, what's the evidence Allah is there.

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Now, everything is part of that evidence, the existence of everything is making a statement. But again, it's just like you taking individual words from a book, and trying to make sense

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by taking each word individually,

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out of context, after

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severing it away from all of the other words.

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That's what it's a fragmented life.

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In our human humans just popped up for some reason, like, live popped up, things came into existence, then there was random

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choice and then things happened. And then

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you know, the creation started to evolve from dead material into consciousness like conscious animals right then from single cell into multiple sellers then

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sold fragmented, trying to put it together,

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making up story.

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And the story is already there. And it's very natural, and it's inside of you, the story is there inside of you, before you came to know the world.

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So this is where Allah is saying, you know, what these people are doing?

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Animals were not given

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higher functions, of their hearing of their seeing and of their understanding. Why? Because it's instinct is instinctive, instinctive, or instinctual. Whatever. So

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an animal's hungry sees food that goes for it. That's it. Simple. That's why this is why all of these faculties were given to an animal, it functions within these boundaries.

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You were given this but you were given a higher an upgrade on this like a higher level of life, which is you take this to the next level, all of this is meaningful is therefore a meaning for a greater purpose. So your eyes Yes, help you like when you are hungry, you see food and you approach it, but you eyes also see how everything is a vehicle to Allah.

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and morality is part of that intelligence. You know, when now again, when Westerners secularist atheist approaches that they recognize this is a phenomenon by the way, they recognize it but they call it spirituality, but it's empty spirituality. They recognize this.

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They say it's real, but again, they they strip it away from any religion or connection to the truth.

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Divine Truth was born.

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So because it's so evident is so compelling.

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morality comes from this intelligence, we call it spiritual intelligence. Because it's there, it has so much it has system, it has patterns, it has

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consistency, and it's quite practical and intelligent, the moral system is part of the spiritual intelligent intelligence.

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So again, when you strip yourself, Oh, you, you, you take yourself away from that and act in denial to it.

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The animals are using their faculties up to their full potential.

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You will not even doing that. That's why Allah says the even worse than these animals, because animals are using their faculties to their full capacity, you have downgraded yourself. Like you have a bandwidth of what, 500 gigabytes a month and you're just using two

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by choice.

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And then you're not using your phone or you're not watching any stuff or news. Wow, you know, I don't want to I don't want to spend you know, my my bandwidth or whatever my allowance. Hey, buddy, you have 500 gigs or four gigs, right? And it's just the as if it's not that

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you've downgraded

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so, so that's what Allah says, These people are

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alive alone. They're in a slumber.

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self imposed slumber coma, they are in a coma, and they will wake up your hebdomad, one of the greatest of it, and he says, a natural Socata, the hominid dunya

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will fly along in laughing mascara, the motor people are intoxicated by the duniya. Re they're not there. They're not conscious, not aware. But when they come to die, they wake up.

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They wake up.

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Okay.

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Yeah, so then Allah subhanaw taala, just, again, refers to the concept of Tawheed, that he's the one that created they should contemplate the heavens and the earth and

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see that everything points to Allah subhanaw taala. And how Allah Allah leaves these people in their misguidance, because that's what they chose for themselves, Allah is not going to send the punishment or the consequences of the actions immediately. Hola gives them a break.

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They ask you about the our own Mohammed, when is the hour again, that's either challenging you or curiosity, right, which we said curiosity, as we handle a lot of these issues that are happening today. A lot of it is unhealthy curiosity really and doesn't, doesn't do anyone any good. So humans have this in them. And it comes from the neffs it's not a good thing.

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When is the our, you know, it doesn't help you. And it doesn't benefit you. Any kind of knowledge that benefits you, Allah will give it to you. Since Allah held that back then it doesn't benefit you.

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Or people not when is the when is it going to happen? And that's what happens sometimes every now and then, you know, you'll find people popping up in Muslim countries or, and they say, you know, the actual law is going to be

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the judgment is going to be

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it was already predicted I can't recall now, which was 2000. Somebody said 2012 or something. It's a few every now and then someone pops up said this is it's in the Quran, it's this and it's that and then they start putting numbers together and verses together and cetera and they just make a case. They say your multicam is going to be on this.

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Again, the Prophet Solomon didn't do that comparison do that Scott didn't do that. That's all an abuse of the Scripture. This is just comes from an unhealthy sense of curiosity that doesn't really help is just false hope.

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Then Allah, Allah says to the Prophet Selim to make a proclamation, Allah michelina of CNF annual allotment Allah Masha Allah so I hold

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I possess no capacity to benefit or harm myself except what Allah allows me

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I don't control I'm a human being I'm a human being

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what Oh, come to Alamo he ballistic fell to me Now had I known what is to come I would have you know, magnified my chances of getting more benefit. And I would avoid evil.

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I'm only a warner man in Atlanta do more beshear this resonates with the central verse in the lobby where the crowded mumineen I'm a warner and a bringer of glad tidings to the believers glad tidings to the disbelievers is going to be warning.

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Again, Allah emphasizes the concept of of hate and exposes the futility

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of worshiping other than Allah subhanho wa taala. Then some advice to the prophets of Allah when he was salam.

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For example, verse number which ties in with what we just said, verse number 198. Allah says, What entered the room Eluga smell. If you invite them to guidance, they don't hear you. Allah is not talking about hearing hear just hearing sounds, they hear it, but doesn't resonate. Why? Because they blocked that pathway to the hearts to the football.

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Will Tell him you're alone at home now you're soon.

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And you see that they are looking at you but they're not seeing, you're not really seeing.

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So Allah azza wa jal originally gave us hearing and sight in order for that to lead us to Allah. For us, it properly leads us to Allah. But if someone is not being led to Allah through that, and then not using them properly.

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Again, it's just the other points on things that tie in with

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either advising the Prophet salallahu Salam as to how to handle you know the pressure that comes his way

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to be forgiving, and to turn away from those acts with foolishness.

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Yeah, and what either one of us, Allah wants you to Allah come to learn how to handle the book that was given to Prophet Muhammad salallahu Salam, if the Quran is recited, then listen to it. Give your attention to it, what unsee to give attention

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that I look them to the moon so that you may be

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given mercy from Allah with corrupt Becca fee and if sick and remember your Lord in yourself, meaning in your heart. Remember Allah engaged in remembrance and your heart should be engaging in it.

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To Lodro unhealthier seeking out of him showing humility, fear,

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meekness before Allah subhanaw taala. And

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yeah, in the morning and in the evening, and do not be among those Aloha feeling again of aphelion, we said, intoxicated in slumber not aware of something, which is not aware of the reality of this life. And again, the problem we fall into hafla and slumber, because we try to figure it out intellectually as if we are arriving at a financial decision.

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No, that kind of insight is of a completely different nature. It comes from the heart, you have to engage the heart, when you when you make a decision, financial, political, personal, whatever.

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This is the work of your brain of your intellectual mind. Now, when you are navigating this life and trying to make it to Allah, your heart has to be engaged, because it has its own input. It's actually the main faculty that if you're if you think Islam is only a matter of logic, again,

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there's no Eman there is does the, as we said, like the more Jihad becomes an intellectual

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idea is just thinking, but that's not the nature of faith. Thinking feeds into faith, it supports faith, and it takes some faith. But faith is essentially a spiritual phenomena. It's a function of you being a soul. It's a function of your heart. And this is something you can feel within your inner sensory system, he said, and this requires a departure from the common culture, the dominant culture today, in that sense, okay, I'm gonna leave it at here, the solar ends with a sister.

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And a mention of the angels there. Charla next week we will get into solar and violence quite a shift from sort of allowed off into solitude and fell we said sort of off and before it sorted, out mucky. Now we're coming back to Madani coming back to Madani Sula sorted and fed, which was revealed after the first battle, which is the battle

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of battle better.

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So, it's going to talk primarily about this, but there will be many beautiful lessons there until then shallow, I would say again, if you would go over sort of, just sort of look at the themes we mentioned, and try to connect them to the verses that would be a great thing, a beautiful, it's a very good, helpful, you know, kind of reflection on the solar and when we get to sort of infer next week Inshallah, we will try to not spend a long time with it with Nilay to

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