Channel: Zaid Shakir
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A few weeks ago, we stood here in the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, France.
And we mentioned some verses from the book on the law in the aftermath
of the carnage that took place in this state and San Bernardino, I think those verses are even more relevant
for us as believers. So we'll start
by reiterating those verses and quickly summarizing their relevance for us and then move on to another topic. So a lot of talent mentioned in those verses and readiness
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financial Corfu makafui in home Mini. So a lot of times glitches those who responded to a lot in the messenger after they suffered great injury. This was revealed in the setback after the setback.
And the Muslims after nearly achieving a victory
suffered a devastating setback, as we said, which is added to the psychological weight of the burden of the of the setback.
The fact that victory was in hand and they were essentially mopping up and as you all know, the archers abandon their position. And Khalid bin Elodie that the charge around the Muslim flanks and then the Muslim ranks were were decimated.
And the Muslims
and they reverse that psychological trauma. When they heard that the Quraysh were coming to finish them off, they marched out to meet them, as you mentioned, then at that time, they settled at a place called homerun asset. And the Quraysh turned around and went back to Mecca because they realize they caught a break. How did they achieve the victory they called a break when the archers abandoned their position.
And they realized, if we were to confront them, again, maybe we wouldn't be as fortunate. In any case.
Our point is the psychological point, not the strategic point, because we emphasize there's no way shape or form, cross engage any sort of military or paramilitary or individual acts of violence against our fellow citizens. So it's a psychological point that we want to drive home here. And that is
very well told, and again, a column called NASA NASA have generally shown all of the people are gathering against to fear the Quraysh. They're not only rallying their forces, this massive force that they lead against you, but they're rallying the other tribes to come to finish you off.
And then that's a contemporary conflict show, so be afraid of them. Fear of them being dreaded.
We'll call you hospital No, one no one near the hospital No, whoa, when they are, when they are and then Joaquin. They said Allah suffices of Almighty God suffices us what an excellent one to be Pura warfare to what an excellent one to trust and trust our affair too.
So as we are in this situation, where it seems like everyone's gathering against the Muslims,
everyone's gathering against the Muslim.
And everyone, all of these circumstances are conspiring in such a way to fill many of the believers hearts with fear.
Brothers and sisters understand the loss of faces you hospital alone, because at the end of the day, this is just a cosmic drama, if you will, and everything, and everyone to just players in this drama.
This is not our destiny, this world is not our destiny.
Every once we realize a significant point, everyone is going to die couldn't go nuts in that moment, we're all going to die. And once we accept that,
and we don't fear death, there's nothing to be afraid of.
There is nothing to be afraid of coolness in that it could to load. within the network phone drawer, a communal piano for men is an inevitable other killer janetta for confess, one, then hire to do
more, everybody will experience that.
Some people will die in their beds. Some people will die in car accidents, some people die of cancer or some other debilitating disease. If you're in the United States, a whole lot of folks are going to die from gun violence.
And we'll come back to this point. That's the reality since Newtown, Connecticut, the massacre of those 26 children, which didn't change a single policy in this country.
He didn't change a single policy.
Because policy is only worthy of being changed.
When people are killed by Muslims,
or so it seems.
or so it seems.
But everyone's going to die. 90,000 Americans have died as a result of gun violence since Newtown.
90,000 Americans have died as a result of gun violence since the massacre in Newtown.
And of those 90,000
less than 25 have been killed by Muslims.
Then we repeat that because you we are traumatized community
You've set ourselves to what wb Dubois described as double consciousness through the eyes of others. And they understand you are a community of terrorists. You are a community of killers. You are a community that is inherently violent.
90,000 people have died in the United States of America as a result of gun violence. Since Newtown, Connecticut, and less than 25 have been killed by Muslims. And that's 25. To many, let me be clear, someone might interpret that, oh, we're just belittling that fact. We're making a greater point.
Those other 89,000 more worthy of rallying the media for 24 hour coverage.
Those 89,000 were not worthy of changing a single policy.
Unfortunately, 14 people died in San Bernardino. It's a tragedy. It's a travesty.
It saddens us, it burdens us with Phil is shed tears for the families.
But every day, every single day in this country, every single day in this country 15 military veterans commit suicide. And no one can write a word about them, you don't see a single headline about them. No one suggested a single policy to address the fact that 6000 veterans in this country commit suicide every single year.
And no one has a TED show that
these politicians don't have a single bill to put forward to assist the silent victims of these wars.
Both the millions of Muslims in some places who are killed.
And the veterans whose lives are torn apart.
They had to be shamed to even advance a bill, they just advance the building Congress to give a 3.9% 3.9% cost of living increase for Social Security recipients.
for Social Security recipients, and military veterans.
3.9 you know why 3.9 because they did a study of the CEOs, the heads of these corporations,
who are making on average between 250 to 300 times more than these poor people on social security are these veterans, many of whom are not even working. They're living in the streets of the tenderloin, and other parts of our country.
And they found that the CEOs were making 200 to 300 times more
than the veteran or the Social Security recipient will receive, on average a 3.9% pay raise this year. And so two congressmen had the courage to put forward a bill. And when they were interviewed by the press,
as in terms of what they thought would be the fate of this bill, they say you know who controls our Congress, don't hold your breath. In terms of the passage.
You're never gonna read about that in the newspapers not newsworthy.
Only things that affect
the 20 wealthiest individuals in this country.
Control more wealth than the bottom 50% of our of our population.
We have to be courageous brothers and sisters to look beyond what might affect us as a community
and to look at the issues confronting our country
and stand up for truth and justice.
So they said they're all the hosts they're gathering against you fear them.
They say God suffices us what an excellent one to entrust our affairs to
and so they stayed at that place and they do
If they enjoyed each other's company because the Quraysh didn't come back,
and their spirits were lifted
through their camaraderie with one another and through their prayers being in the presence of the Prophet sallallahu island was send them and so what happened from Kala moving and that Tim and ally will fuck the nominee obsessed from soup whatever we do on a lower level than all them. And so they went back into Medina where they had been greeted a few days before and humiliation and mockery.
They went back with their spirits crushed with the spirits have lifted,
ready to continue the good things they were doing prior.
In the method comerciais pawn your COVID for the latter half moon was only in control mode, meaning that same rather than as Satan. He desires to instill the fear of his dupes into you. Don't fear them fear me if indeed you are believers, this climate of fear is being stoked
by demonic forces.
And these forces don't just affect people aren't Muslim, they affect Muslims. We see the killing and Carnage that some people who said they're Muslim, or engaging in is just as demonic as the forces that are data profiting from this situation.
The Great American blues, jazz blues singer, Gil Scott Heron, he once said, in one of his songs, just ask them what they're fighting for. They'll never mentioned the economics of war.
They'll never mentioned
that we're selling weapons to Sunni and Shia.
We are the rocky government for billions of dollars. They left most of the weapons in Mosul 30,000 Iraqi troops with modern American heavy equipment, dropped in and ran in the face of 1500 ISIS fighters with ak 40, sevens and RPG sevens.
And so they just resupply them for another several billion dollars.
They'll never tell you in the fog of war that we just concluded a $46 billion dollar arms deal with the Saudi government
to do what
to go find the hapless Yemenis who are starving, and being bombed out of their homes. And of course, there's other parties to the conflict.
But the tones of bombs.
They're not being dropped by the poopies. They're not being dropped by any other force. They're being dropped by American bill airplanes, American built bombs purchase with American tax dollars to the tune of 10s of billions of dollars whose property
Saudis are the Sunni Iraqi government is
reserves just airdrop 50 tons of weapons and ammunition in northern Syria and believe their fair share will end up in the hands of ISIS, the ostensible enemy
but you're not going to read about that. It's not going to be a big headline. It's going to be in the fund in the fine print.
What am I saying?
I'm saying that we have to declare all of this wrong. Yes, San Bernardino is wrong. We condemn it with the loudest and strongest voice. It is cold blooded cowardly murder.
16 American Veterans every day taking their own life is wrong.
Billions of dollars being spent to destroy the social fabric of whole countries that leads to the situation in the first place. There was no jihadist money, which became a hider
until the CIA built it in Afghanistan, and then said, boastfully after the Soviet withdrew, this was the CIA's
Brzezinski said, You're not gonna read about the roots of al Qaeda.
How did it all start in the first place and our involvement in that? There was no ISIS before we tore rock apart.
have these policies.
Do we have systematic journalistic exposes on the fact that the the policy of arming and building jihadist lobby, which became a federal policy? Because we're still fighting them? After 14 years, the longest war Americans ever fought, and the Taliban still controls most of that Afghanistan?
When does it stop? When is our day of reckoning as a country?
We're talking about going back into Iraq.
Which means what those million Iraqi children who died during the sanctions regime after the first Gulf War that everyone forgot about Desert Storm, and then the sanctions and Madeleine Albright halfway through that sanctions regime, said, admitted that we kill half a million Iraqi children as a result of those sanctions and the continuous non stop bombing after the war. So that means you doubled that
1 million dead children. And it was a failed policy, because that's the killing of Iraqi children. We had invaded and occupied the country again. And after invading and occupying the country, we withdraw and create a vacuum that ISIS feels, when do we stop this policy of war? So we can agitated about
when do we condemn home so done? And when do we say enough is enough, and they will return to the best of our souls. And we'll come together, and we'll finish to figure out a humane way to solve this problem. That doesn't involve the deaths of a million people that doesn't involve the the the psychological trauma that affected young men and women from this country who are raised.
Thou shalt not kill, who go to Sunday school, and learn the 10 commandments, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not covet your neighbor's possessions, and then ascend halfway around the world and discover they're killing just normal people just like them, who just trying to live from day to day who just trying to feed their families in most instances. And they see the carnage and the destruction, and they have the nightmares and the trauma, and they come back and they can't be adjusted to normal life.
And so they take their own lives. When is enough, enough? When do we have the courage, the moral courage as the country to get to the root of these problems, and not just wait for a manifestation of the problem? That is my political agenda, when the Muslims wake up, and say, we're not going to kill anybody started with our own Muslim brother
be used by a pawn
to kill my Muslim brother, just because he prays a little differently.
To see if I'm assuming I'm not going to kill a machine, I'm not going to kill the Sophia.
Not going to come. If I'm a Sufi, I'm not going to be a part of someone else's demonic agenda.
Each and every one of us brothers and sisters have a moral responsibility to our religion. We have a moral responsibility to our country,
that we will be advocates of peace, but across the board.
As Martin Luther King Jr. said, I cannot segregate my moral concerns. And we are not segregated to say this form of killing and terror is condemned. But this form of killing and terror alternative Ryan it
is all wrong.
When God says Thou shalt not to
go or no qualification to that statement.
It was a general statement when our court tells us
law don't take the life that Allah has sanctified.
Don't take the life that Allah Almighty God is sanctified. Brothers and sisters, we have internalized these meanings.
We have to internalize these meanings. Because only until we internalize these meanings, can we become a moral force to tell the people of the world another way as possible, another path is possible.
We don't have to live like this.
As human beings on this planet, things will never be perfect. But they can be a whole lot better than they are now. And it is our responsibility to do everything in our power to make them better. I totally had that was stopped from
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this one note on that issue? One, no, nope, nope. One more down note. The whole iraq thing as we know, and this is why we says the money was based on a lie. The lie of Saddam has weapons of mass destruction,
a lie that was cultivated
by the New York Times and judith miller, if you remember her
and the uranium from Nigeria. And all of these are
a whole lot of the lies those are obvious ones that you can mention, without being accused of being a conspiracy nut.
Because the New York Times actually admitted to those lies, and the New York Times is all the news that's fit to print. So we can comfortably talk about those lies. There are other lies that you don't talk about in polite company.
But all that debt, all that Carnage, all that destruction that culminated in ISIS was based on a lie.
And we hope that's news that's fit to print.
was the point brothers, sisters, be advocates of the truth? be advocates for justice, Be courageous.
Be courageous, we're all going to die. Once we over that we can relax? Why because now we can live as free men and free women.
We can live as free men and free women who were filled with fear we are slaves. And people want us to be in a slaves community.
We are facing and we are free women. That
ballot. I swear by this this town and you are free man, a free citizen of this town.
Went to the heaven ballot. We're thinking man and we're free with it.
And we should live free brothers and sister love and laugh. Enjoy your children. Enjoy your spouse's go out to the park. Love your life. And look at the beauty in the world. Yeah, there's a lot of ugliness but there's a whole lot of beauty. The beautiful faces around you. Look at this beautiful sky. Look at that beautiful, long awaited rain and the sounds that it made as it was descending in the early morning. Look at the beauty live your life you're free man you're feeling free when you don't let anyone put you in chains.
Don't let anyone put you in jail.
And that's the only way to break the chains.
That's the only way to break the chains.
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