8:25 Beware of a tribulation that may not be limited to the wrongdoers among you! Know that God is Strict in retribution.
[There is a strong link between individual and collective good. People are responsible for creating a good social and scientific order]
30:40 God is He Who has created you and then has provided you with sustenance, then will cause you to die, and then will bring you back to life again. Are there any of your ‘partners’ who can do any single one of these things? Glorious He is, and Sublimely Exalted above the ‘partners’ they associate with Him.
30:41 Rampant disorder has appeared in the land and in the sea because of what people have brought on by their own hands. He will let them taste the consequences of some of their works that they may turn back (from what they have been doing).
30:42 Say, “Travel in the land and notice the end of communities before you. Most of them worshiped idols in various forms (and ran manmade systems 30:31-32).”