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Man is in a state of loss
By:Arif Shamim
Date: Sunday, 24 January 2010, 7:16 pm
In Response To: Re: 10 Most Destructive Human Behaviors (AmirAbbass)

Al-Qur’an says that man is in a state of loss it indicates that all behaviors are destructive except the one mentioned in 103:3

103:1 Time that flies and has flown, bears witness.

103:2 That man is, and has been, in a state of loss.

103:3 Except those who have chosen to be graced with belief, do works that help others and exemplify truth and exemplify perseverance.

[Individuals and nations that are exception to the Rule of mankind being in a state of loss, have four qualities.

a. They believe in the Divine laws operative in nature, and not that things happen around them haphazardly. In other words they are pragmatic people.

b. They do works of collective good, helping those who lag behind, and improving the individual and collective potentials of humanity.

c. They uphold Al-Haqq (the truth) instead of hearsay and conjecture. They refrain from violating Haqq (human rights) which is always the first casualty of an order based upon falsehood.

d. They know that the benefit of the individual and the benefit of the society are strongly interwoven. Therefore, they are patient in times of ease and prosperity by not falling for rivalry in material possessions. And they are steadfast in times of adversity, natural disasters and armed confrontation]

-Arif Shamim

Messages In This Thread

10 Most Destructive Human Behaviors
AmirAbbass -- Saturday, 23 January 2010, 8:05 am
Re: 10 Most Destructive Human Behaviors
shahalam -- Saturday, 23 January 2010, 7:23 pm
Re: 10 Most Destructive Human Behaviors
AmirAbbass -- Sunday, 24 January 2010, 4:42 am
Man is in a state of loss
Arif Shamim -- Sunday, 24 January 2010, 7:16 pm
Re: Man is in a state of loss
*Dr Shabbir -- Monday, 25 January 2010, 5:37 am
Re: 10 Most Destructive Human Behaviors
shahalam -- Sunday, 24 January 2010, 8:06 pm