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There are black sheeps in every society

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Submitted by Hamid Mahmood (Oman), May 30, 2009 at 17:00

Dear Bhanwar Lalpareek,

Black sheeps like Ali Sina are there in every society. I rest assure you that people like him can not heart muslims faith but can confuse and please non-muslims. This person was made speechless by muslim scholars. He can face none of the muslim scholars. He is not known in muslim world and not read. And let me tell you,just by getting birth in a muslim home does not make you muslim, its individuls efforts which makes him a good muslim. One has to leave sinful luxurious life to be a good muslim. A good muslim can not be materialistic.His aim remains to succeed in the day hereafter.

Yes I fully agree that everybody is free to follow his religion. Islam is not stopping any one in following his religion. Rights of minority are fully protected in a muslim society. In a pur Islamic country muslims pay Zakat i.e 2-1/2 % of yearly saving, while non-muslims pay Jazya which is lesser than Zakat and it also depend on the income of the non-muslim. Protection of minoprity is duty of muslims. No-muslims are not duty bond to participate in the defence of the muslim country.

Why we say that Islam is the final message of Allah because this is what has been be revealed by Allah in the Holly Quran.It is the duty of muslims to spread the message of Islam but not by force but by love and by becoming examplary.Muslims can not force idology of Islam on others. Quran says: there is no complusion in religion.

You wrote, " Your personality reflects your character and not your religion". For you this may be ok because you may not have strong influence of your religion on your personality. Your religion may not be supporting everything required to build a strong personality.

Islam is a complete way of life, hence muslims who following Islam in leter ansd spirit have strong personality and it relects in their character. A good muslim does not live for himself but for others.

Regards,

Hamid

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