A Muslim should be a Fundamentalist & an Extremist

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Zakir Naik

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But yet we find in the international media, we find that

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Muslims are being targeted. Muslims are called a fundamentalist. of extremists. They're called as terrorists.

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What is the meaning of the word fundamentalist? Fundamentally is by definition means a person who follows the fundamentals of one particular subject. For example,

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if a person wants to be good scientist, you should know, follow and practice the fundamentals of science, unless he the fundamentalist in the field of science, he can't be a good scientist, for a person to be a good mathematician, he should know, follow and practice the fundamentals of maths, unless he's a fundamentalist in the field of maths, he can't be a good mathematician. You can't paint all fundamentally the same brush that all are good or bad, depending in which fields the person is a fundamentalist, you have to label him accordingly. If you have a fundamentalist robber, whose profession is to rob, he's bad for the society. On the other hand, if you have a

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fundamentalist doctor who saves 1000s of human beings, he is good for the society. So depending in which fields the person is a fundamentalist, you have to label him accordingly. As far as I'm concerned, I am a fundamentalist Muslim, and I am proud to be a fundamentalist Muslim.

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Because I know, I follow and I strive to practice the fundamentals of Islam. And I know that there is not a single fundamental of Islam, which is against humanity as a whole. There may be,

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there may be a few fundamentals of Islam with the non Muslim may feel is against humanity. But the moment you give the logical reason, the background for the fundamentals, there is not a single, unbiased human being who can point out a single fundamental of Islam, which is against humanity as a whole.

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This word fundamentalism, becomes known from Webster dictionary, that it was first coined to describe a group of Christians in the early part of the 20th century in America who petitioned again the church, they were called a Protestant Christians. Initially the church they believed that the message of the Bible is from God, these Protestant Christian they protested and said, not only is the message of the Bible from God, every word, every letter of the Bible is from God. If someone can prove that every word, every letter of the Bible is from God, this movement is a good movement.

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On the other hand, if someone can prove that every word of the Bible is not from Almighty God, then this movement is not a good movement. When we refer to the Oxford dictionary for the definition of the word fundamentalist, it says that fundamentalist is a person who strictly adheres to the ancient teachings and doctrines of any religion.

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But when we refer to the revised a new edition, there's a slight change. The new edition says that fundamentalist is a person who strictly adheres to the ancient teachings and doctrines of any religion, especially Islam.

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So the word especially Islam has been added to the revised definition. The moment you hear the word Muslim, you start thinking the fundamentalist, he's extremists. He's a terrorist and many Muslims on the defense and the fundamentalists and the extremists. I say, I'm an extremist. I'm extremely honest, I'm extremely just I'm extremely kind. I'm extremely prefer a mixture me most people

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want to know what is wrong in being extremely just extremely honest, extremely kind, extremely merciful. You can't be partly just when it benefits you and if you are just, it doesn't matter if you're not you have to be extremely just that for the Quran says, our religious scripture, the word of Almighty God says you have to fully just You can't expect a judge to be partially just when you won't see the justice. Advise No. So what's wrong? And I want to ask any human being, can you tell me that being extremely honest, is wrong? Extremely justice wrong, extremely peaceful is wrong. We have to be an extremist, but in the right direction. So when someone says I'm extremists, I have to

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be an extremist Muslim. Only from an extremist Muslim, can I be a good Muslim? Otherwise I can't, I know these terminologies have been manipulated. The definitions keep on changing

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but we have to turn the tables over. We can't partly follow the Quran we have to extremely and completely follow the Quran. Allah says no Quran in surah baqarah chapter number two was number 208. Allah says oakcliff with me Kapha enter into some wholeheartedly