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Re: A Moment of Reflection
By:Noman Waseem
Date: Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 3:44 pm
In Response To: Re: A Moment of Reflection (Muhammad Latif Chaudhery)

Dear Sir,

Thank you for that reminder. I would like to add that if my intentions weren't clear, then they were merely to have us reflect on a bit of history.

That being said, while I fundamentally agree with the notion that actions are worth more than words, I couldn't agree that words and symbolism don't have significant value. In fact, it was words and symbols that led us to invade Iraq. For your kind reference, I was referring to my disagreement with: "A talk that does not end in any kind of action is of no value." This seems a bit extreme to me. I think we all recognize the inherent truth in the value of action over words, and often all we need is nothing more than a little reminder. And from personal experience, I should say that many of us have a bigger battle to wage against ourselves before we feel fit to act on our convictions. So a lacking in outward action does not necessarily mean that we are not all fighting the hard fight, performing Jihad as it were.

Salaam,

Noman Waseem

Messages In This Thread

A Moment of Reflection
Noman Waseem -- Saturday, 19 December 2009, 5:46 pm
Re: A Moment of Reflection
Abby Starri -- Sunday, 20 December 2009, 9:13 am
Re: A Moment of Reflection
Dr Shabbir -- Sunday, 20 December 2009, 10:55 am
Re: A Moment of Reflection
Noman Waseem -- Sunday, 20 December 2009, 2:41 pm
Re: A Moment of Reflection
Muhammad Latif Chaudhery -- Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 11:55 am
Re: A Moment of Reflection
Abby Starri -- Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 3:28 pm
Re: A Moment of Reflection
Noman Waseem -- Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 3:44 pm
Re: A Moment of Reflection
UmeAimon -- Friday, 25 December 2009, 2:20 pm